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Frontiers

Very often, mission is carried out in frontier situations around the world. Those who embrace these situations have much to share.

Catechism to Reject Death Penalty

Within a short span of time, Pope Francis proposed two changes in the teaching of the Church – he has officially declared that death penalty is no longer part of the Catholic doctrine and condemned…

Respecting Life

As Christians, what does it really mean to respect life? It means that all life – including the environment – but especially human life, is a precious gift from the Creator. And therefore, no one,…

America’s fatal obsession with guns

With 59 people shot dead, and over 526 injured during a music festival in Las Vegas last October, the gun control debate is once again reignited. Sectors of society are calling for stiffer legislation…

The scourge of corruption

Corruption reigns when people in business, in politics, and in the judiciary defraud and steal, smuggle, peddle drugs and hide behind a mask of innocence. Sadly, the Philippines in 2016 ranked low,…

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,…

Saying no to war

While in the U.S. Army, the author of this piece realized that he was training to kill people, something that could not match up with his nonviolent principles. He, then, decided to appeal to the…

The crucified people of North Korea

A priest was able to travel to North Korea recently, taking considerable risks. He could verify the truth of various reports and hear numerous witness stories from North Korean refugees. All forms of…

The Chinese Church: Progress and work yet to be done

Today, some estimate there are over 100 million Christians in China, many of whom are influencing areas of society from small villages to sprawling urban centers. Yet, despite this incredible…

Rehabilitating rather than killing

The government should shift more into eliminating the drugs itself and concentrate more towards healing and rehabilitation rather than killing. In fact, eliminating the drug lords, drug pushers,…

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