Photo: Father Larry V. Miranda CMF
Posted in Features | Commentary The Philippines

The Church in the Philippines soothes pains of pandemic

Recent years have not been easy for the Philippines owing to numerous disasters and natural…

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Philippine president, Rodrigo Duterte gestures during his fourth State of the Nation Address at the Philippine Congress in Manila 22 July 2019. Photo: CNS/Reuters
Posted in The Philippines

Alarm over vague Philippine anti-terrorism bill

MANILA (UCAN): “This government is criminalising dissent, further suppressing criticism, while at the same time…

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Pope Francis holds a pamphlet for the Red Card to Child Labour campaign during his June 11 general audience in St. Peter's Square The words on the pamphlet in Italian say: "All together against child labour." Photo: CNS
Posted in Social Justice The Pope

Make every effort to protect against child labour pope urges

VATICAN (SE): Pope Francis turned his thoughts to the victims of child labour during his…

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A group of Lumad indigenous people from Mindanao march in Manila in 2016. File photo UCAN/Joe Torres
Posted in The Philippines

Philippine military accused of smear campaign

MANILA (UCAN): A Catholic priest, Father Raymond Montero Ambray of the Diocese of Tandag, accused…

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The booth in Temple Street set up by MercyHK and Father Wotherspoon.
Posted in Hong Kong

A home and a job for McRefugees

HONG KONG (SE): Oblate Father John Wotherspoon, together with Mercy-HK, a lay charity group, initiated…

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