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The migration compact is expected to favor both migrants and countries with an integrated vision and response to a challenge that calls for a worldwide approach.

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In This Issue


How To Protect Your Children Online

Nowadays, there are thousands of pedophiles luring and enticing youngsters over the internet to be their friends and confidants. Parents have to nurture a mature loving relationship with their…

Child Abuse Affects the Church

The sexual abuse of children is everywhere, in institutions, in schools, gyms and in the church. The good news is that abusers are being caught, sentenced, and jailed at an ever-increasing rate. It is…

Jesus and Children

In biblical times, children were hardly considered of social value. In the Gospels, their appearance was scarce. Yet, during his public life Jesus interacted with them. He valued the younger members…

Global Response to Migration

The migration compact is expected to favor both migrants and countries with an integrated vision and response to a challenge that calls for a worldwide approach.

Who Am I?

If you want to get to know the authentic you, it must be done with God our Creator as the foundation so that whatever hurts we experience in life, it is with the knowledge of our Father who is always…

Politics in the Collapse of Our Planet

It is now clear that we have lost the battle in keeping the planet as we have known it. The next generations will be the victims of a world more and more inhospitable.

The Tattoo Practitioner of Kalinga

In a remote village in Buscalan, Tinglayan Kalinga in northern Luzon, Whang-ud, a 90-year-old tattoo practitioner (manbatok) resides and continues to practice an age-old tradition of tattooing…

Mother Earth’s Caretakers

The youth are called to become the caretakers of the earth. The older generations can set the wheels sailing to the path of environment preservation and conservation. What we are able to do now can…

A New Pentecost

Many new movements have emerged in the Catholic Church following the Second Vatican Council. They represent the awakening of the laity, the people of God. They came into the open on Pentecost Day in…

Blueprint for Christians

In a new series devoted to the evangelical Beatitudes, Fr. John analyzes each of the eight blessings taught by Jesus of Nazareth. They are, as if it were, the road map of Christian life.

A Bridge that Divides

The bonds we create among ourselves are built many times to create dependencies and curtail the other person’s freedom. Yet, all the actions of reaching out to others to build meaningful relationships…


World Touch


VATICAN – CHINA: Holy See Aware Of Difficulties

The Holy See is not naive about the strong opposition that the China-Vatican agreement has caused. Pope Francis clearly understands that this dialogue will not transform the situation of the Chinese…

ETHIOPIA: First Female President

The Catholic Church in Ethiopia has commended the election of the country’s first female President, Sahle-Work Zewde, saying it is pleased that women, “…are getting their rightful place in the…

CLIMATE CHANGE: Time To Act!

The Vatican’s Secretary of State has told delegates at the U.N. Climate Summit that climate change is caused by humans and that we all bear responsibility to protect and value creation.

PHILIPPINES:Indigenous People Plant 2,000 Trees

The indigenous people of Puerto Princesa Vicariate (southern Philippines) recently planted some 2,000 trees on their land.


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