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From a Christian perspective, the strategy to tackle the drugs scourge should address the root causes, namely, poverty, unemployment and destitution. It is time that the drug plague be dealt with as a health and social problem, and not only as a criminal one.

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In This Issue


Called to protect human life

The Catholic Church believes in the sanctity and intrinsic value of human life based on the belief that life is a gift from God. For this reason, life is sacred and must be protected. The Church is…

Justice and mercy in a balance

While some biblical texts and the traditional teaching of the Church endorse capital punishment as a deterrent and safeguard of the common good, contemporary Church pronouncements emphasize the…

Church versus extrajudicial killings

As the bloody campaign against illegal drugs and crime continues under the present administration, the Church in the Philippines is addressing the mounting mortality by establishing community-based…

Clerical abuse of children, a case to answer

The recent arrest of a Catholic clergy for allegedly trafficking a 13-year-old minor highlights the scandal of clerical child abuse that is shameful and sinful for the Church. Child victims need help,…

Shepherding drug users

Sr. Nenet Daño, a Good Shepherd sister and licensed social worker, has passionately undertaken the task of helping drug users and pushers, in an attempt to protect them from imminent death following…

Waiting for nothing

Doing mission work cannot be defined by mere words. In a small city of Nyala, in Sudan, a Comboni missionary discovered what evangelization is all about. He learned about it from the strangest source,…

An outstanding Christian politician

Family man and daily communicant, Alcide De Gasperi (1881-1954) courageously led the Italian delegation at the Paris Peace Conference that concluded World War II in 1946 and guided Italy’s…

Flexible workspaces

Work takes eight to 10 hours of our day. The workplace therefore can positively or negatively impact our wellbeing. Today as wellness has become a crucial factor in selecting jobs, companies need to…

The “treasures” of the Church

From a Christian perspective, the strategy to tackle the drugs scourge should address the root causes, namely, poverty, unemployment and destitution. It is time that the drug plague be dealt with as a…


World Touch


UNITED NATIONS: Treaty to ban nuclear weapons

After years of work, 122 governments have adopted a treaty that makes nuclear weapons completely illegal. The July 7th decision at the United Nations bans the manufacture, possession and use of…

PHILIPPINES: A bible for every family

To distribute a copy of the Bible to every family in the Philippines: the project that started in 2008 is becoming a reality, thanks to the project “May They Be One Bible Campaign,” says the Auxiliary…

ASIA: Religious fundamentalism threatens the continent

“Despite many social and political reforms that have taken place in Asia, the continent is now facing the rise of religious fundamentalism and threat to peace and security,” said Archbishop Willem T.…

MINING: Health of the population in jeopardy

After the government of Peru in South America reduced the environmental quality standards to facilitate the sale of the metallurgical complex of La Oroya, the Archbishop of Huancayo, Msgr. Pedro…

ENVIRONMENT: Philippines: “deadliest country” for environmental activists

The Philippines has been named the “deadliest country” in Asia for defenders of the environment and, for four consecutive years, remains one of the deadliest countries in the world.


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