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Both climate change and the nuclear threat are, in my view, the most pressing challenges for this year and for generations to come as well.

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In This Issue


Lessons from a Peace Mediator

To be an authentic peacemaker, inspired by the Gospel and a nonviolent approach, requires special skills. Archbishop Thomas Menamparampil shares a few lessons that he has learned working for peace in…

Prophetic Peacemakers

In recent history, a few committed citizens contributed a great deal to the cause of peace. They are inspiring examples to the world. The memories of their prophetic personalities should remain alive…

Ridding the World of Nuclear Weapons

For its decade-long advocacy that culminated in the adoption of a landmark global treaty to ban nuclear weapons, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) received the 2017 Nobel…

Two Challenges for 2018

Both climate change and the nuclear threat are, in my view, the most pressing challenges for this year and for generations to come as well.

Catechism to Reject Death Penalty

Within a short span of time, Pope Francis proposed two changes in the teaching of the Church – he has officially declared that death penalty is no longer part of the Catholic doctrine and condemned…

The Healing Priest

Fr. Efren Borromeo has this gift of “seeing”. He can see through a person’s body, and knows what is wrong. He can see dead people. In fact, many come to him requesting for help and prayers.

A Time for New Beginnings

New Year is the time for renewed hope. We reflect on the previous year to have something better to look forward to. A new beginning unfolds with an open chapter in our lives laid out before us.

Life as a Pilgrimage

In June 2018, I will celebrate the golden jubilee of my priestly ordination. Reflecting on this great event which I consider a special grace from God, I see my journey of life as a pilgrimage.

The Root of the Huge Tree

Son of a pagan family, Fr. Michael was a true pastor close to the people, poor and exemplary. He was sent to a monastery in England to prepare him to introduce monasticism to Nigeria, but God had a…

The Tears of Lao Wang

The story of Lao Wang highlights the fact that evangelization, especially in the Chinese world, is done one by one, a person at a time. This column will narrate stories of people I met on my…

Renewed through Healing

We welcome 2018 with a heart full of optimism, despite the problems plaguing us personally and the world today. What kind of hope do we want for ourselves? As we begin a new year, let us allow God to…


World Touch


AFRICA: Missionaries Fight Misinformation About Africa

“Africa is not a continent full of poor people, immigrants, sick people, job stealers and men who attack women.” This was the message of the Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus at a gathering…

PHILIPPINES: Fear of Violence as Peace Talks Fail

Church leaders in the Philippines warned of an upsurge in violence around the country after the government formally declared the termination of peace negotiations with communist rebels.

VATICAN: Two Women in Key Posts in Roman Curia

Pope Francis has appointed two Italian women as under-secretaries in the Vatican Dicastery for the Laity, the Family and Life.


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