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The inspiring faith and resilience of abused children

The inspiring faith and resilience of abused children

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How to attack the root causes of child trafficking

How to attack the root causes of child trafficking

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San Francisco launches legal team for illegal aliens

San Francisco launches legal team for illegal aliens

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Eudocia: Our family's slave

Eudocia: Our family's slave

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A call from the Philippines to U.S. to enforce law on child abusers

A call from the Philippines to U.S. to enforce law on child abusers

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Human traffickers vilify those who rescue children from slavery

Human traffickers vilify those who rescue children from slavery

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No word from Obama over Chinese seizure of U.S. sovereign property

No word from Obama over Chinese seizure of U.S. sovereign property

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Christmas and political world are on a collision course

Christmas and political world are on a collision course

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The human right to dignity

The human right to dignity

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A nation lost in the fog of the war on drugs

A nation lost in the fog of the war on drugs

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Israel leads the way in international rescue efforts

Israel leads the way in international rescue efforts

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Silence in the face of abuse is equal to complicity

Silence in the face of abuse is equal to complicity

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The stain of child sex-trafficking continues to spread

The stain of child sex-trafficking continues to spread

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Philippines: Children and the innocent pay the price for war on drugs

Philippines: Children and the innocent pay the price for war on drugs

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Obama responds to 'son of a whore' abuse from Filipino president

Obama responds to 'son of a whore' abuse from Filipino president

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Philippines: Taking a stand against Killer Duterte

Philippines: Taking a stand against Killer Duterte

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Philippines: the death penalty and a culture of fear and death

Philippines: the death penalty and a culture of fear and death

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Growing lawlessness in Philippines

Growing lawlessness in Philippines

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Child neglect and abuse are at the root of the drug culture

Child neglect and abuse are at the root of the drug culture

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Government faces intertwined challenges of drugs and sex trafficking

Government faces intertwined challenges of drugs and sex trafficking

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The inherent dangers of legalizing marijuana

The inherent dangers of legalizing marijuana

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Obama's pivot to Asia comes with China's encroachment in South China Sea

Obama's pivot to Asia comes with China's encroachment in South China Sea

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The high stakes facing the U.S. in the South China Sea

The high stakes facing the U.S. in the South China Sea

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Fair Trade must also oppose human trafficking

Fair Trade must also oppose human trafficking

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Child prostitution and slavery unabated in the Philippines

Child prostitution and slavery unabated in the Philippines

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Holy Week: a week of reflection on the example of Jesus Christ

Holy Week: a week of reflection on the example of Jesus Christ

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Corrupt politicians and police lead to cyber-porn and child abuse

Corrupt politicians and police lead to cyber-porn and child abuse

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The message of the astounding Child of Christmas

The message of the astounding Child of Christmas

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China denounces first US/Japan exercises in Philippines

China denounces first US/Japan exercises in Philippines

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China's provocations in South China Sea will 'worsen,' says Japan

China's provocations in South China Sea will 'worsen,' says Japan

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The tyranny of false democracies

The Islamic State spreads terror and political docility through its beheadings and rapes. Others clothe themselves with respectability and government to oppress others.

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U.S. is not immune to international sex trafficking

U.S. is not immune to international sex trafficking

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Fair Trade is good for economic development

Fair Trade is good for economic development

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Development of poor countries can end mass migration

Development of poor countries can end mass migration

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'Am I being executed?' says mentally ill prisoner before death

'Am I being executed?' says mentally ill prisoner before death

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China worries about US/Philippines war games

China worries about US/Philippines war games

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Heinous sex crimes committed against babies

Heinous sex crimes committed against babies

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What is fair about Fair Trade?

What is fair about Fair Trade?

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The Love that replaces hatred and violence

The Love that replaces hatred and violence

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Pope Francis: visit to Philippines will challenge

Pope Francis: visit to Philippines will challenge "good Catholics"

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The Wheel of Fortune torture in the Philippines

The Wheel of Fortune torture in the Philippines

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'Fair Trade' and the social teachings of the Catholic Church

'Fair Trade' and the social teachings of the Catholic Church

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Islamic State recruits Muslims in The Philippines

Islamic State recruits Muslims in The Philippines

The founder of an international peace movement is concerned that ISIS terrorists are recruiting Filipino Muslims to their cause.

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Filipino Catholic bishops defiant in the face of Islamic threat

Filipino Catholic bishops defiant in the face of Islamic threat

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Fair Trade is a fair taste of social justice

Fair Trade is a fair taste of social justice

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Belgium and the road towards the legalized murder of children

Belgium and the road towards the legalized murder of children

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A hunger for justice

A hunger for justice

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Philippines: Typhoon orphans abducted for sex slavery

Philippines: Typhoon orphans abducted for sex slavery

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Rachel faces the greatest storm

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The necessary steps towards ending child sex trafficking

The necessary steps towards ending child sex trafficking

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The Philippines faces choices in confronting Muslim jihadists

The Philippines faces choices in confronting Muslim jihadists

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Philippines adds coercion and imprisonment to Contraception Mandate

Philippines adds coercion and imprisonment to Contraception Mandate

A new law being considered in the Philippines would impose fines and imprisonment on anyone who questions the real purposes of contraception.

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The Philippines' shame: secret jails for children

The Philippines' shame: secret jails for children

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The Philippines allows sex-ploitation of children

The Philippines allows sex-ploitation of children

The sex industry, abetted by the Filipino government, is allowing the sexual exploitation of children and women. The sex industry has abortion clinics to exterminate the children conceived by foreign sex tourists.

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Linking foreign aid to reform in developing countries

Linking foreign aid to reform in developing countries

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Catholic bishops of the Philippines teach U.S. bishops a lesson

Catholic bishops of the Philippines teach U.S. bishops a lesson

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Philippines: Supreme Court to reconsider Reproductive Health bill

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On the Philippines' Independence Day, a nation remains in chains

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Let's put an end to sex tourism, now

Let's put an end to sex tourism, now

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Filipino people power trumps corporate greed

Filipino people power trumps corporate greed

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Philippines: Government, Muslim rebels move closer to peace deal

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The world's hunger for justice

The world's hunger for justice

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Philippines: United States: : South China Sea: Manila to buy US hardware to contain Beijing

The Philippines's foreign secretary says his country needs patrol boats, aircraft and radar systems to monitor the area and develop a "minimum credible defence". Japan, Australia and South Korea could be among the Philippines partners to contain China.

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A walk towards freedom and dignity in the Philippines

A walk towards freedom and dignity in the Philippines

In the Philippines, children are routinely housed with adult prisoners and suffer in sub-human conditions.

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Activist priest wins prestigious environmental prize

Activist priest wins prestigious environmental prize

Rev. Edwin Gariguez won the Goldman Environmental Prize for his work in leading protests against an open-pit nickel mine that was feared would cause environmental damage. He CARITAS in the Philippines.

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It takes mangos to save a village

It takes mangos to save a village

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Philippines: Lack of services fuels teen pregnancy

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Philippines: Coal-fired power plants make a toxic environment for kids

Philippines: Coal-fired power plants make a toxic environment for kids

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Sexual abuse of children must be rooted out

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Philippines: Destructive and exploitative mining

Philippines: Destructive and exploitative mining

Mining in Philippines is detrimental to the environmental and provides little in earnings for Filipinos.

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Philippines: Increased funding to fight flooding

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On St Valentine's Day it is time to reflect on love

On St Valentine's Day it is time to reflect on love

On St. Valentine's Day, let us examine our consciences and reflect upon our behavior towards others. Seek the source of Love.

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Philippines Kills 15 Al Qaeda-Linked Militants

Reports from the Philippines say military forces have killed 15 alleged militants from Al-Qaeda-linked groups.

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The world's divide between rich and poor

The world's divide between rich and poor

Irresponsible rich people and their followers think of the struggle fo spiritual and social transformation as 'class warfare'. We are all the poorer for this.

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Philippines: Red Cross to train 1.8 million volunteers

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Philippines: New emergency powers aim to cut casualties

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Philippines: Political assassinations and powerful truth

Philippines: Political assassinations and powerful truth

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Philippines: After the Maguindanao violence, Aquino appoints a Silsilah alumnus as governor

Mujiv Hataman, a Muslim, attended interfaith courses offered by Fr Sebastiano D’Ambra, a missionary with the Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions. The new governor replaces Datu Zaldy Ampatuan, who is on trial for the Maguindanao massacre that cost the lives of 58 people.

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Philippines: Leptospirosis outbreak feared

Philippines: Leptospirosis outbreak feared

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Philippines: More than 8.5 million Filipino Catholics take part in Nazarene procession in Manila

The celebration is held despite fear of attacks. The procession ends after winding its way through the capital’s streets. “Popular devotion was stronger than fear of terrorist threats,” Manila archbishop says.

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Philippines: priest's murder involved in hydroelectric project

Philippines: priest's murder involved in hydroelectric project

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Philippines: More evacuations in flood-hit Mindanao

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Philippines: 1,000 Still Missing From Floods

The government of the Philippines says more than 1,000 people remain missing following the devastating floods that have hit the country.

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Who is this Christ?

Who is this Christ?

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Philippines: Hundreds dead in Mindanao storm as authorities caught off guard

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Philippines: Help flood victims, says archbishop of Cagayan de Oro

Mgr Antonio J. Ledesma makes an appeal. The death toll now stands at 700 people with an additional 800 still unaccounted for. The prelate urges help for the homeless. Caritas and other Catholic associations are in the forefront of the aid operations for flood victims.

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Christmas is about re-birth

Christmas is about re-birth

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Christmas is about Freedom

Christmas is about Freedom

Let's put Jesus Christ back into Christmas.

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Philippines: 40 days later, still no breakthrough in Fr. Tentorio murder

No significant breakthrough in the investigation, but inquires continue. Protestant and Catholic groups are organizing an interfaith pilgrimage (26-29 November) in memory of Fr Fausto.

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Healing a Wounded Planet

Healing a Wounded Planet

Getting together to address deforestation worldwide.

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Former Philippines President Arroyo Arrested In Hospital

Former Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo has been arrested in a Manila hospital, where she was receiving medical treatment, on charges of electoral fraud.

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Philippines: Media personality murdered

The shooting of Alfredo Velarde is the latest of extrajudicial killings in Mindanao, where mining interests seek further influence.

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Philippines: Government optimistic about peace talks, despite fighting

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Philippines: The people of Mindanao want justice for Fr Tentorio

For PIME’s regional chief, the investigation into Tentorio’s murder is slow because of a lack of eyewitnesses. Prayer vigils and other initiatives continue to remember the priest slain on 17 October. On 26 November, Masses will be celebrated in Kidapawan and Manila, as per tradition, 40 days after ...

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Occupy Wall Street, and The Philippines too

Occupy Wall Street, and The Philippines too

For some who protest the truth, like Father Fausto Tentorio in the Philipplines, the penalty is death. The Wall Street occupiers and Spain's 'indignados' deserve a hearing.

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Significant lives: Philippines mourns death of peace advocate Fr Fausto Tentorio

Significant lives: Philippines mourns death of peace advocate Fr Fausto Tentorio

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PREDA update on status of children in The Philippines

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