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  World Day of the Poor - Sunday, November 17

Nov 15, 2019
"How many times do we see poor people rummaging through garbage bins to retrieve what others have discarded as superfluous, in the hope of finding something to live on or to wear!", says Pope Francis in his message for World Day of the Poor.
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  International Day of the Eradication of Poverty - October 17, 2019

Oct 16, 2019
2019 Theme: Acting Together to Empower Children, their Families and Communities to End Poverty
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  Speaking the truth can be a risky undertaking

Sep 18, 2019
History is full of heroes arrested, tried in a court, condemned, and put to death for speaking the truth, challenging injustice and oppression, taking a stand against what is clearly wrong and immoral.
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  The Virgin Mary's inspiration

Sep 11, 2019
In a country where poverty amidst plenty is the order of the day, where workers do not have security of tenure, where the urban poor have no secure place to live, how relevant is Mary's Magnificat?
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  Amazonia Synod’s implications for the Philippines

Jul 15, 2019
The Synod of the Amazon is important to us in the Philippines because it reminds us that our local realities are the loci where our collaborative efforts to care for our common home need to be forged, nurtured and sustained.
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  The drug corporations that kill

Jun 05, 2019
In the Philippines, the law against illegal drugs is draconian. A person in possession of a small amount of drugs can get 12 years in prison. A suspect in possession of a small amount of crystal meth can be shot dead.
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  Human trafficking - Trading in human misery and despair

May 06, 2019
Wherever there is injustice, oppression and corruption, human traffickers will not be far behind
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