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Governments working hand in hand with private institutions, NGOs and Churches will be able to respond more effectively to mental health problems in the midst of this pandemic.

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In This Issue


A Force for Good in Society

Pope Francis says that the greatest challenge for Christians is to plant Christian values in the social, political and economic sectors in view of transforming society. The author gives out…

Women in Filipino Society and Church

The prominent role of women was ushered in by the rise of the laity in the Church brought about by Vatican II. In the Philippines, lay people took the lead in social transformation, opening up new…

Missionaries Travelling Light

The Comboni Lay Missionary follows Christ going out of his/her comfort zone, travels light and accompanies people and communities. His or her gaze is fixed on the poor of whom St. Daniel Comboni…

No Health Without Mental Health

Governments working hand in hand with private institutions, NGOs and Churches will be able to respond more effectively to mental health problems in the midst of this pandemic.

Life after COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic affected the regular daily living of citizens, curtailing the social and economic dimensions of human beings. With the uncertainty as to whether this state of affairs will be…

“Make COVID-19 Vaccine a Global Common Good”

Muhammad Yunus, economist, 2006 Nobel Peace Prize laureate, and the creator of modern micro-credit, envisages a project for a new world changed by the coronavirus. He advocates that the vaccine…

The Nuba Mountains Doctor

Tom Catena is an American doctor. He practices his profession in a particularly difficult area of Sudan–more precisely in the Nuba Mountains. Out of nowhere, he has opened a hospital and everyday he…

Love for Jesus Crucified and Forsaken

On the Cross Jesus felt that He had been abandoned by His Father. However, He commended His Spirit in the hands of the Father who in turn raised Him and gave Him the glory. Jesus invites us then to…

You Shall Not Steal

In life we deal with what belongs to us and what belongs to others, and we often hear that some people take away things that do not belong to them. Hence, the Seventh Commandment reminds us of the…

For the Love of Mary

“The Knights of the Immaculate” is possibly the earliest, the largest and the most articulate Catholic movement in the world. Most remarkably, its founder is the Holocaust martyr, Saint Maximilian…

Holistic Formation Programs

It is normal to categorize our life into different areas such as spiritual, social and many other areas of human sciences. Yet the reality is that human life cannot be categorized. It is important to…


World Touch


VENEZUELA: “We Either Die Of Coronavirus Or Starve To Death,” Says Bishop

In a dramatic account, the Bishop of San Carlos reports that the situation in Venezuela is getting worse by the day and that there are more and more people in absolute poverty. “Venezuela has entered…

ASIA: Phenomenon Of “Child Brides” Worsens

Tens of thousands of girls in various nations of Asia are forced, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, to marry at a very young age. The girls come from families who live in poverty, aggravated by the…

CORONAVIRUS: Super-Rich Ready To Pay For COVID-19 Recovery

A group of 83 of the world’s richest people have called on governments to permanently increase taxes on them and other members of the wealthy elite to help pay for the economic recovery from the…

WORLD DAY OF THE POOR: “Stretch Forth Your Hand To The Poor”

Pope Francis released his message for the Fourth World Day of the Poor that will be observed on November 15 with the theme “Stretch forth your hand to the poor.” The message calls on people to keep…

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