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Church official criticises ‘disaster capitalism’ in Haiyan-hit areas

Church official criticises ‘disaster capitalism’ in Haiyan-hit areas

The Sicogon Development Corporation (SIDECO) plans to convert the 1,163-hectare island touted as the “first Boracay” into a plush tourism destination.

Street kids in Manila get educated on their rights

Street kids in Manila get educated on their rights

According to Sister Abamo, all kinds of abuse committed against children were enumerated to them one by one. They were also warned to immediately flee the moment they sense danger.

Bishops call for a sober Christmas respecting Peshawar victims

Bishops call for a sober Christmas respecting Peshawar victims

The official note, signed by the Archbishop Joseph Coutts of Karachi, condemned "the brutal violence" and expressed "full solidarity with the families of the victims".

Aguinaldo Masses, a unique Filipino Catholic tradition

Aguinaldo Masses, a unique Filipino Catholic tradition

Observed for nine consecutive days prior to the celebration of the birth of Christ, the Misa de Aguinaldo must be celebrated at dawn, from December 16 to 24.

Pope requests for open pope mobile, accessible to people

Pope requests for open pope mobile, accessible to people

According to Father Concepcion, Pope Francis wants to use even the pope mobile’s design and practical features to show that he is not only vulnerable, but he listens and is accessible.

Taliban and Pakistan are incompatible: NGO

Taliban and Pakistan are incompatible: NGO

According to the HRCP, the recent Peshawar terrorist attack is a national tragedy of immense proportions, the worst in history.

Indian migrants in Holy Land walk to Bethlehem for peace

Indian migrants in Holy Land walk to Bethlehem for peace

As they walked the five miles between the cities on December 13, the faithful prayed the rosary for the intention of peace in Palestine and Israel.

The poor are our family: priest

The poor are our family: priest

According to the priest, the Church’s celebration of the Year of the Poor should remind everyone of his commitment to battle hunger, homelessness, sickness and other forms of poverty.

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