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Poverty, according to Pope Francis’ letter for the World Day of the Poor, is understood as humility, sharing of life and an ‘’interior attitude that avoids looking upon money, career and luxury as our goal in life and the condition for our happiness.”

  • World Mission receives award for Best Family-oriented magazine

    World Mission receives award for Best Family-oriented magazine

    World Mission magazine was awarded the Best-Family oriented magazine trophy at the Catholic Mass Media Awards (CMMA) on October 25, in Manila.  

    This is the fourth time World Mission, a publication of the Comboni Missionaries in the Philippines, wins the trophy in this category.

    The theme of this year’s CMMA was “Fear not, for I am with you (Isaiah 43:5): Communicating hope and trust in our time”, based on the Social Communication Day message of Pope Francis.

    In his special message, Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio G. Cardinal Tagle, CMMA honorary chairman, said communication “is an impulse of the human person; to be a person is to communicate.”

    For communication of hope and trust to be meaningful, he explained, a communicator must have “a heart that knows how to hope, a heart that is trusting.” Without a “conversion of the heart, communication is reduced to techniques for manipulation,” he added.

    The CMMA was established in 1978 by the late Manila Archbishop Jaime L. Cardinal Sin to pay tribute to “those who are serving God through the mass media.”

    The Catholic Mass Media Awards is the most prestigious award-giving body in the Philippines, joined by personalities in the fields of television, radio, print media, music, cinema and the internet.

  • World Mission receives award for Best Family-oriented magazine

    World Mission receives award for Best Family-oriented magazine

    World Mission magazine was awarded the Best-Family oriented magazine trophy at the Catholic Mass Media Awards (CMMA) on October 25, in Manila.  

    This is the fourth time World Mission, a publication of the Comboni Missionaries in the Philippines, wins the trophy in this category.

    The theme of this year’s CMMA was “Fear not, for I am with you (Isaiah 43:5): Communicating hope and trust in our time”, based on the Social Communication Day message of Pope Francis.

    In his special message, Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio G. Cardinal Tagle, CMMA honorary chairman, said communication “is an impulse of the human person; to be a person is to communicate.”

    For communication of hope and trust to be meaningful, he explained, a communicator must have “a heart that knows how to hope, a heart that is trusting.” Without a “conversion of the heart, communication is reduced to techniques for manipulation,” he added.

    The CMMA was established in 1978 by the late Manila Archbishop Jaime L. Cardinal Sin to pay tribute to “those who are serving God through the mass media.”

    The Catholic Mass Media Awards is the most prestigious award-giving body in the Philippines, joined by personalities in the fields of television, radio, print media, music, cinema and the internet.

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In This Issue


A God to love

Christian tradition has always found its roots in the Old Testament. The strong sense of God’s existence and holiness as well as His involvement with humanity have always been recognized as "wisdom"…

Israel’s pride

The Law is the content of the covenant between God and the chosen people. The Law is their great wealth, the reason for their glory in front of all the other nations. The heart of the Law is love: the…

The throne of God’s presence

When David wanted to build a temple, God was reluctant to accept: heaven is his dwelling and the earth his footstool. But Yahweh overlooked his transcendence and entered history – first the ark and…

America’s fatal obsession with guns

With 59 people shot dead, and over 526 injured during a music festival in Las Vegas last October, the gun control debate is once again reignited. Sectors of society are calling for stiffer legislation…

A gold for Philippine theater

PETA marked a milestone in its long career recently. As the theater company celebrates its 50th year, it was given the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award. Find out what made this organization worthy of…

Love can change the world

November 19 has been declared by Pope Francis as the first World Day of the Poor. This is to make us reflect that the only way to uplift the lives of the poor is to see them as Jesus Christ sees them,…

Poet, mystic, martyr

Good looking, well educated, upper middle class Englishman who subsequently became a Catholic John Bradburne (1921-1979), fought as an officer during World War II. He was a restless traveler until he…

Connecting with millennials

Millennials are technology and electronic natives who increasingly spend their time online, comfortably dealing with social networks. It is the generation that has received much attention and…

Spiritual poverty as an attitude

Poverty, according to Pope Francis’ letter for the World Day of the Poor, is understood as humility, sharing of life and an ‘’interior attitude that avoids looking upon money, career and luxury as our…


World Touch


CARE OF THE EARTH: Catholic institutions to divest from fossil fuels

In their campaign to address climate change, 40 Catholic institutions have committed to divest themselves of more than $5 trillion worth of investment in fossil fuel companies, The Global Catholic…

VATICAN: Church against ‘fake news’

Pope Francis chose “The truth will set you free (Jn 8:32). Fake news and journalism for peace” as the theme for next year’s World Day of Social Communications which will be celebrated on the Sunday…

MYANMAR: Pope’s visit to bring peace

While the tragic plight of the Rohingyas has grabbed the world’s attention, Myanmar’s first Cardinal has said the upcoming visit of Pope Francis to his country is aimed broadly to help bring peace and…

HONG KONG: New bishop outlines realistic approach to China

Bishop Michael Yeung, the new Hong Kong bishop, has outlined his approach in dealing with the repressive regime against religion in China as one of healthy realism that must consider ongoing talks…

PUERTO RICO: Appeal for the rebirth of the country

“Puerto Rico has been demolished but not completely destroyed”, reports Monsignor Roberto O. González Nieves, OFM, Metropolitan Archbishop of San Juan de Puerto Rico, and President of the Episcopal…


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