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Fr. Carlos Antonio | Editor

The important lesson to draw from this saga is to appreciate how a group of adolescents had the mental capacity to wait and be united in adversity in order to survive.

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In This Issue


Mission Among Lumad Communities

Missionaries are present amongst the Lumads advocating for their land rights, setting up literacy schools, improving their livelihood and providing for health programs. They also promote inculturation…

“The Church is concerned with the Amazonia”

The type of development being applied in Amazonia is having devastating effects, says Cardinal Claudio Humes - president of the commission for Amazonia of the Brazilian Conference of Bishops. The…

Struggles of the Ati People

The Ati tribe’s 2.1 hectare property is by far the smallest ancestral domain in the Philippines. Other domains cover thousands of hectares of land that are sold or used for purposes of making the…

At the Edge of Hell

The author recounts an experience of “standing at the edge of hell” in a music festival with other Catholic and Protestant Christians campaigning against abortion. The reactions of the festival goers…

A Martyr of Social Justice

On November 4, 2017, Sister Rani Maria Vattalil was beatified at Indore (India). She worked with the landless and exploited farming families. Her activities were a thorn in the flesh of moneylenders,…

The Migrants Who Seek A Welcome

The turning away of 629 migrants by Italy and Malta signals a growing trend of discrimination and rejection of the poor and wretched from the Middle East and Africa by Europe and the U.S. Yet Spanish…

Being Good Samaritans

People involved in the Church’s mission imitate the Good Samaritan – they see those who are in need, give them their attention and take care of them. In doing so they keep the command of Jesus “Go and…

The Most Obedient Rebel

On May 10, Pope Francis visited Nomadelfia, the small town where “brotherhood is the law”. This example of Christian utopia, inspired by the community of the Acts of the Apostles, is the dream of a…

The Example of Mother Teresa

In evangelizing the poor the primary goal should not be their conversion but rather a selfless love that expects nothing in return. Mother Teresa and her sisters served the needy as an act of love to…

The Beauty of Confession

Some people might ask, “Why do I have to go to a priest and confess my sins to him? Could I not go directly to God?” Why do we need the Sacrament of Penance?

A Lesson In Goodness

The important lesson to draw from this saga is to appreciate how a group of adolescents had the mental capacity to wait and be united in adversity in order to survive.


World Touch


PHILIPPINES: Nuncio Asks Couples To Remain Missionaries

A true missionary never ceases to be a disciple of Jesus, said Apostolic Nuncio to the Philippines Archbishop Gabriel Giordano Caccia, while presiding over Mass on the occasion of the 37th anniversary…

JAPAN: Being With The Young

Friendship with Christ and a “living” Church is the antidote to loneliness and selfishness that afflict young Japanese people, according to Fr. Antonio Camacho, a missionary from Guadalupe and head of…

POPE: Message For World Day Of The Poor

Pope Francis says Christians are urgently called to manifest their faith by giving “a sign of neighborliness and relief in the face of the many forms of poverty” that afflict our world, and at the…

INDIA: The Most Dangerous Country For Women

India is the most dangerous country in the world to be a woman because of the high risk of sexual violence and slave labor, reports Angela Dewan of CNN.


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