Photos: Filipino Muslims mark the end of Ramadan 

Celebrations vary widely across different Muslim communities but are united in the themes of generosity, community spirit, and gratitude


Unsung engineers of nature: A closer look at beavers

In embracing beavers, we embrace a vision of a world where humans and nature thrive together, bound by the mutual benefits of a healthy, functioning ecosystem

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Democratizing elections: The Supreme Court of India’s landmark verdict on Electoral Bonds

The Indian Supreme Court handed down a landmark decision on February 15th, 2024, striking down the controversial Electoral Bond scheme as unconstitutional. Despite facing staunch opposition from the ruling Bharatiya...

Goa prelate urges Catholic faithful to prioritize voting over pilgrimage

The prelate also called on church leaders, including priests and religious superiors, to lead prayer initiatives on May 3 and 5

Hong Kong arrests 291 for endangering national security in past 4 years

Cardinal Joseph Zen, 90, and 15-year-old Form Three student arrested under national security law

Vatican at UN Forum: Indigenous Youth vital in cultural and environmental preservation

Archbishop Caccia highlighted the Holy See’s recognition of the contributions made by the forum in addressing Indigenous Peoples' issues

Pope Francis: The temperate person is balanced by both principle and empathy

Pope Francis renewed his appeal for peace in Ukraine and Gaza, imploring that “prisoners of war” and the “tortured” be freed

Caritas Philippines backs Senate probe into mining impacts

"Recent tragedies and environmental disruptions linked to mining and quarrying underscore the need for a thorough investigation"

Jailed Myanmar leader Suu Kyi moved to house arrest

Suu Kyi has largely been hidden from view since the military detained her as they seized power in a 2021 coup





Canada asylum-seeker recalls ‘all kinds of torture’ in Chinese jail

Canada-based activist Fu Ci said the authorities in Canada are increasingly concerned about the plight of human rights activists in China

SPOTLIGHT: Raising a glass to tradition

Connecting today's youth to Indigenous wisdoms through the art of rice winemaking

Caritas Philippines decries ‘abduction’ of ecology ministry members in Pangasinan

Attacks against environmental defenders “who selflessly dedicate their lives to protecting our environment is a flagrant assault on us all”.

Pakistan’s WhatsApp death sentence case spotlights blasphemy law

Last year, at least 329 people were accused of blasphemy in Pakistan, the Lahore-based Centre for Social Justice said