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By Fr. Antonio Carlos | Editor

This worsening catastrophic situation is tormenting Pope Francis who begged for “every effort to be made to guarantee the universal right to food.” “Please do not use wheat as a weapon of war!” he appealed.

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In This Issue


War in Ukraine, Hunger in the World

By interrupting the supply chain of grain and fertilizers for agriculture, the Russian invasion of Ukraine is creating a global food crisis that will affect hundreds of millions of people, especially…

On the Verge of “A Hurricane of Famine”

At least 50 countries depend on wheat produced by Ukraine and Russia to feed their populations. Most of them are in Africa, the Middle East, and Asia, where there are even more inhabitants and even…

Averting the “World War of Bread”

This worsening catastrophic situation is tormenting Pope Francis who begged for “every effort to be made to guarantee the universal right to food.” “Please do not use wheat as a weapon of war!” he…

War’s Deadly Distractions

With Ukraine’s shipping ports closed due to its deadly war with Russia, millions of people who are dependent on the imports of food from the Eastern European country are on the verge of starvation.

Communities and Dioceses Fully Alive

The Uniteam of Bongbong and Sara won the recent elections in the Philippines despite the support that the rival camp Leni-Kiko received from religious and clergy personalities. One of the reasons why…

The Church’s Second Lung

The war in Ukraine has put Orthodox Christianity and inter-Orthodox relations in the spotlight. But what exactly is Eastern Christianity? Where does it come from, and what are its virtues and…

A Challenge to the Church and Democracy

50 years after Ferdinand Marcos Sr. made himself a dictator by declaring Martial Law, his only son was formally inaugurated as the 17th President of the Philippines, after 31 million-plus Filipinos…

In Old Age, They Will Still Bear Fruit

Older people are making invaluable contributions to their community, family, and parish. The Church values the elderly’s apostolate and provides them with pastoral care and support.

Evangelical Principle of Generosity and Sharing

Jesus brought a revolution aimed at changing the hearts of people. This revolution is based on the evangelical principle of generosity and sharing which Pope Francis developed in the second chapter of…

The Way of Discernment

Discernment aims at giving a direction to the journey of the soul searching for God’s will. The doctrine of the discernment of spirits is a precious legacy of Ignatian spirituality.

Oh Gosh, My Sandwich!

In the beautiful city of Malaga, Spain, various missionary institutes gathered for a week of missionary animation: White Fathers (Missionaries of Africa), Spiritans, Combonis, and the Mercedarian…


World Touch


HUMAN TRAFFICKING: Organ Trade Is The New ‘Organized Crime’

Decrying human trafficking, Cardinal Charles Bo of Myanmar sounded the alarm on the organ trade, calling it a new form of ‘human cannibalism’ that produced billions in profits and was exacerbated by…

GLOBAL CLIMATE: Alarming Record Temperatures

In its new State of the Global Climate 2021 report, the World Meteorological Organization says the past seven years have been the hottest on record. Greenhouse gas concentrations, sea-level rise,…

WEALTH: Introduction Of Wealth Taxes

The fortunes of food and energy billionaires have grown by $453bn over the past two years, owing to soaring energy and commodity prices during the pandemic and Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine, a…

HUNGER: Long-Term Solutions Are Needed

“To avert the imminent risk of an unprecedented global food crisis, there is an urgent need for long-term sustainable solutions and political will and determination, addressing the roots of our unjust…

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