A sign posted outside a Catholic Church in Manila, Philippines, reads, “Let us pray for the victims of extrajudicial killings, bells will toll at 8.00pm.” Photo: CNS/Reuters
Posted in International

The coming of the Light

There will have been much rejoicing and merriment at the arrival of the New Year…

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Tribal people from the southern Philippines protest in Manila, calling for mining on their land to be halted. Photo: UCAN/Jire Carreon
Posted in Asia Human Rights Social Justice

Casinos and mining a threat to Ati tribal homes

ROMBLON (UCAN):  The Episcopal Commission on Indigenous People of the Diocese of Romblon in the…

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Posted in Cullen's Corner

Expose evil to the light of truth

It had been 30 years since I was in Helsinki as a Philippine delegate to…

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Successful implementation of the Juvenile Justice and Welfare Law can bring hope of a better life to young people presently incarcerated for being being homeless, poor and unwanted. Photo: Preda Foundation
Posted in Cullen's Corner

Enforcing justice and welfare law will bring hope to children

By the beginning of November, thousands will have flocked to the cemeteries to remember their…

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Fishing boat along Koh Samet, Thailand. Photo: Wikimedia/Philippe Gabriel, CC BY 2.0
Posted in Features | Commentary Human Rights Social Justice

Slavery on the high seas

Four years after slavery, beatings and starvation were exposed on fishing fleets forcing Southeast Asian…

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