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By Fr. Antonio Carlos | Editor

She walked towards them, knelt, and, appealed: “Don’t shoot, don’t kill innocent blood. If you want, kill me.” About 100 protesters managed to escape because of the nun’s intervention.

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In This Issue


The Joy of Radical Commitment

It was not by accident that Jesus began His mission teaching: “Happy are the poor”, those who mourn, are merciful, work for peace, and suffer for a good cause. There is joy, satisfaction, a sense of…

The Path of Love

It is on the path of love–which is a broad way, never obvious or trivial–that happiness can be found. In love, we meet all those who choose, even if they belong to different faiths and cultures, to…

God’s Happiness

Most Churches have stressed God’s continuous anger at our sins. Some Christian thinkers did not gladly support the idea of joy in one’s life. However, the Bible gives much importance to joy in…

The “Tiananmen Moment” of Myanmar

She walked towards them, knelt, and, appealed: “Don’t shoot, don’t kill innocent blood. If you want, kill me.” About 100 protesters managed to escape because of the nun’s intervention.

Tribal Children Taken Away From School

A group of tribal children from North Davao district was welcomed by San Carlos University in Cebu to pursue their education. One day, police raided the children while they were holding classes…

Protecting Children and Women from Abuse

There has been a dramatic increase in child and women abuse during the pandemic. There must be a joint effort in society to protect their rights, stopping all forms of abuse, and providing them with…

Stubborn Witness of the Gospel

Just over a century after he died as a martyr, Blessed Charles de Foucauld (1858-1916), who brought the Gospel to Islamic lands and lived among the Tuareg people in the Algerian desert, will be…

Flores de Mayo

May, the Marian month, is when long festive celebrations for Mama Mary take place. In the Philippines, this month is known as the fiesta month, which has become the “Queen of Philippine Festivals.”

Crisis, Struggle, and Recovery

The transfer of sovereignty from Spain to the US in 1898 left the Filipino Church in chaos with a short supply of clergy and a drastic reduction of friars. The situation was reversed with the arrival…

Our Father in Heaven

In the Lord’s Prayer, Jesus taught his disciples to address God as Father who is in Heaven. In this prayer, we acknowledge God’s fatherhood which is above everything and yet is present in the heart of…

Religion and Folklore

The acceptance of Christianity is evident in the festivals which show the popular response to it as an invitation to joy and celebration. In them, faith becomes culture.

“Mum, who’s that Clown?”

Once upon a time, the clerical collar was not yet known in Italy. All the good friars were roaming around in cassocks. Occasionally, it happened that some of them, for reasons of study or work, had to…


World Touch


PHILIPPINES: Bishops Consecrate Nation To St. Joseph

The Bishops of the Philippines are going to consecrate the country to the protection of Saint Joseph as part of a solemn celebration to be held on May 1, the day in memory of Saint Joseph.

WORLD COMMUNICATIONS DAY: “Come And See”

“The call to ‘come and see’… is the method for every authentic human communication,” says Pope Francis in his Message for the 55th World Communications Day.

PANDEMIC: “Unfair Distribution Of Vaccines”

The United Nations and its partners working to achieve equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines appealed to the UN Security Council to ensure people caught in conflict have access to this…

MISSIONS: Missionary Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize

A Catholic missionary priest in Madagascar, known for serving the poor living on a landfill, has been nominated for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize.

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