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Young people will go down in history as the agents of change who triggered a “popular uprising” and “spirit of rebellion” for the good of our planet.

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In This Issue


On a Social Media Lampstand

Social media today has become the new pulpit in spreading the Good News. The Church urges her faithful to use it as an effective tool to promote what is praiseworthy and good in people. Communicator…

Spreading the Gospel through Social Media

Two Filipino Catholics are harnessing the power of social media to spread the Gospel. With their increasing number of followers these two evangelizers are showing the youth that the widespread…

Three Tips to Avoid the Social Media Trap

By comparing our lives with the lives of people we follow on social media we fall into the comparison trap. So how do we avoid the social media comparison trap? Here are three tips to helps us get…

"Our House is on Fire"

Young people will go down in history as the agents of change who triggered a “popular uprising” and “spirit of rebellion” for the good of our planet.

Depression Blues

It is normal to sometimes feel depressed, but if it paralyzes you from doing your daily activities for at least two weeks, then you may be having a mental health disorder. Here’s how to deal with…

Troubles over Water

Water is fundamental for life and health. The human right to water is indispensable for leading a healthy life in human dignity. It is a pre-requisite to the realization of all other human rights.

Press Freedom Declining in Asia

More incidents of attacks, intimidation and harassment have raised the level of fear among journalists across the region. Asian Church leaders have voiced alarm over press freedom’s decline.

Alleviating Poverty through Education

Through skills training and values formation, Don Bosco TVET Centers across the country are empowering disadvantaged Filipino youths to rise above poverty thereby giving them a chance to a better…

Up the Mountain

Members of a worldwide church organization find that going on top of a mountain for spiritual refreshment and supplication is quite refreshing and inspiring. After all, Jesus while on earth made his…

Happy are the Gentle

The author writes about how his mother showed the real meaning of the word ‘gentle’. To be gentle is to live in the Holy Spirit as Jesus Himself taught the world how and the reward is the ‘earth as…

The Peacemakers

It all started in the turbulent year of 1968, when a group of college students took to reading the Gospel seriously and got involved with the suburban poor of Rome. The Community of Saint Egidio is…


World Touch


CHINA: Catholics Remain Split Over Vatican Deal

There are splits in Chinese Catholic families despite Vatican hopes that an agreement with the country’s communist regime would help reconcile members of the officially recognized and underground…

VATICAN: Religious Freedom Violated In Democratic Countries

Today there is a new form of Christian martyrdom, as outlined by Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican Secretary of State. This is the substantial violation of religious freedom in countries that call…

AFRICA: Friar Wins Global Prize In Education

Brother Peter (in photo), a science teacher from Kenya, has been praised for his achievements in a deprived school with crowded classes and few textbooks. He has been recognized for his “exceptional”…

ASIA: Church Chooses Renewable Energy

The Catholic Church in Asia, in harmony with Laudato Sì, makes a choice in favor of renewable energy as a contribution to addressing the complex issue of climate change in the world.


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