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Churches damaged by quake in northern Philippines; residents afraid to return...

“Our prayers are with the people of the northern Philippines who suffered the brunt of the earthquake,” said Bishop Bagaforo

Caritas Philippines deploys teams to assist quake victims as aftershocks continue

"Our social action centers are already capacitated to act accordingly," said Bishop Jose Colin Bagaforo

Hunger continues to plague India, Church response found wanting

In the latest 2022 Global Hunger Index, India has slipped six positions from 2021 when it was ranked 101

Catholic Church helps fight tuberculosis in India’s northeast

Studies also show that an estimated 64 percent of the India's population who had been diagnosed with TB do not seek medication

Speaking truth to power is a moral obligation

Father Shay Cullen challenged Church leaders to take a stand and speak out to challenge injustice and abuse

Nursery killings in Thailand remind Catholic bishop of ‘massacre of innocents’

“It was a shocking event, (I) never thought it would happen in our country or anywhere in the world,” said Bishop Joseph Pratan Sridarunsil

Pope Francis prays for victims of Indonesia football tragedy; gov’t launches...

“I pray for those who have lost their lives and for the wounded following clashes that erupted during a soccer match in Malang, Indonesia”

Pakistan flooding: Disease, debt, discrimination, and ruined crops

Pakistan ranks as the eighth most vulnerable country when it comes to climate change, according to the Global Climate Risk Index.

Indonesian bishop, priests express condolence over football tragedy

“I want to express my deepest condolences with all families who have lost their loved ones during … (the) football tragedy”

Climate-induced disasters aggravate Filipino farmers’ sorry state

Hopes for a good and bountiful harvest faded as the golden grains of rice float on floodwater

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