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The Gospel is not ‘a political party, an ideology, a club,’...
When there are ideological divisions in the Church, such as an identification as conservative or progressive, “where is the Holy Spirit?”
ASEAN governments urged to stop using ‘lawfare’ against critics
“Lawfare is very common in the Philippines, but is happening everywhere in Southeast Asia and beyond," said Charles Santiago
Pope Francis warns against use of religion as prop for power
"May we never allow the sacred to be exploited by the profane. The sacred must never be a prop for power, nor power a prop for the sacred."
Catholics expect ‘period of political stability’ in East Timor with election...
"The Catholic Church is inseparable from the history of our small nation," said missionary priest Bento Barros Pereira
Pope Francis offers guidance to young Christians in politics
He gave them watchwords — encounter, reflection, and action — and encouraged them to show “unconditional acceptance and respect” for others
As living costs surge, climate change takes a backseat in elections
As COVID-19 has worsened economic and social inequalities, jobs and livelihoods have dominated election campaigns
Ramos-Horta wins East Timor presidential election
Ramos-Horta was awarded a Nobel prize for peace in 1996 for his efforts in facilitating conflict resolution in the country
East Timor heads to polls to pick next president
East Timor's citizens head to the polls on Tuesday to choose either a Nobel laureate or a former guerrilla fighter as their next leader
The power politics of the Russian invasion
The ambitions of autocrats and powerful politicians are usually to enrich themselves and intimidate all rivals and critics
Caritas PNG launches awareness program for country’s national elections
“There is much to be done to ensure and avoid any physical confrontation this election period,” said the Italian priest Giorgio Licini