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By Fr. Antonio Carlos, Editor

The intention of the 'Economy of Francis' is to “enter into a covenant to change today’s economy and to give a soul to the economy of tomorrow.”


In This Issue


A Pact for a New Economy

The intention of the 'Economy of Francis' is to “enter into a covenant to change today’s economy and to give a soul to the economy of tomorrow.”

There is Still Hope

After a heavy rainstorm, we see the beauty of a rainbow. No matter how dim it might seem, there is always the glimmering hope for change we can hold on to and continue to tread upon towards the…

The Land of Natural Disasters

Located in the rim around the Pacific Ocean dubbed “The Ring of Fire,” the Philippines is one of the most disaster-prone countries on earth. It is hard hit all year round by earthquakes, volcanic…

A Priest Held Hostage by ISIS

Father Jacques Mourad is a Syrian-Catholic priest. In 2015, he spent five months as a hostage of jihadist terrorists in Syria. He describes it as a spiritual experience and says it was praying the…

God Is Love

Drawn to the Blessed Sacrament in her young age, the author experienced God’s immense, personal and unconditional love. This awareness calls for a response in return to love God and neighbor. In…

On Eagle’s Wings

Fr. John Taneburgo continues his exploration into the Ten Commandments. Basing himself on Pope Francis, he writes that God’s commandments aim at keeping us safe in freedom and preserving us from…

Lay Jesuits

Spanish priest, Fr. Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer, forged another original, powerful instrument like the ‘Society of Jesus’ with laypeople, with as much genius as Saint Ignatius of Loyola.

A Listening Church

The Church in her evangelization activity communicates with the world. How can she be effective if the listening part of the communication is left out? A listening Church is needed—a Church which…

World Touch


CHILDREN: “Deadly Decade” of Violence Against Children

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund or UNICEF has noted a three-fold rise in attacks on children since the start of the decade. It has verified more than 170,000 grave…

ICELAND: “Well-Being” More Important Than Gdp

Iceland’s prime minister has urged governments to adopt green and family-friendly priorities, instead of just focusing on economic growth figures. Katrin Jakobsdottir (in photo) has teamed up with…

PHILIPPINES: Number of Hungry People Drops

The number of Filipinos experiencing hunger has dropped, according to a survey by independent pollster Social Weather Stations (SWS). The drop comes as the World Bank also predicts a drop in the…

COMBONI MISSIONARIES: Ordination to Priesthood

Fr. Revolledo Villanueva Eduardo Antonio (in photo, R) was ordained priest on December 21, 2019 by Comboni Bishop Luis Alberto Barrera at the Parroquia Cristo Misionero del Padre, in Lima, capital of…

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