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Unity in Diversity

Writer Ilsa Reyes will be exploring the richness of Pope Francis’s latest encyclical Fratelli Tutti with a view of helping our readers to get a grasp of the this beautiful papal document.

Advocating Mental Health

Although mental health problems were already on the rise before the pandemic, experts noticed that lockdowns and isolations have slowed down existing mental health services. Individuals and organizations must collaborate to tackle the rise of mental health issues.

Media in Public Service

Social media and mass media are effective tools to reach out to more people. However, it can be misused. We must use these tools to spread the message of hope, love, and faith.

Healthy Politics

As The Philippines will hold elections next year, citizens have the responsibility to discern who they have to choose to lead the country. 

Facing Calamities Together

Amidst an upsurge of COVID-19 cases, many people are venting their frustration and crying out to God. In these times, we need true servant leadership. In his recent visit to war-torn Iraq, Pope Francis urged citizens to work harmoniously so as to overcome the calamities facing the world.

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 support and healing.

Religions Respond to COVID-19

The outcome of working together has always proved itself rewarding especially when the effort is meant to tackle a particular crisis. It has been the example of different religious denominations who came together to address the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.    

The Year of Creative Economy

The use of the internet for work and for online learning has tremendously increased and facilitated working together since the outbreak of the COVID-19. Nevertheless, real communication such as building bridges is yet to be achieved. Thus, the necessity to work for it in a creative way.   

Gifted To Give

In the year when Filipinos come together to celebrate 500 years of Christian faith under the theme “Gifted to Give,” Ilsa Reyes will be exploring in the forthcoming articles the richness of Pope Francis’ latest encyclical Fratelli Tutti in a new column titled “Unity in Diversity.”

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