EQUALITY & JUSTICE
Several families in the towns of Agoncillo and Laurel, which are considered “high-risk areas,” have already been evacuated
Aid to the Church in Need supports a program aimed at empowering young Christian women living in extremely difficult circumstances
The arrests "are reminiscent" of the days when church people "were arrested or killed for being vocal in their ministries for the poor"
The COVID-19 crisis has intensified vulnerabilities in working in foreign lands, particularly for women migrant workers
One Voice says the crimes done to the victims of the "war on drugs" is "a crime that endangers us all"
Human rights groups said the proposal is "another attempt to infringe on people’s rights and fundamental freedoms"
The Office for Scheduled Caste and Backward Classes of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India joins calls for an investigation
People sleep on cloths spread on the ground, struggling to get clean drinking water and worried about the crowded conditions in shelters
Various groups say extending the transition period would be a “win-win situation” for the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front
In many predominantly Hindu areas in India, Dalit Christians suffer from discrimination and are often the target of attacks
Pandemic changes fortunes for some Cambodians forced to swap city labor for farming
Among those said to be in detention are journalists, social media users, religious figures, and land rights and anti-corruption activists