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Philippine Church leader admits poor remain in ‘margins of the Church’

“We have tended to limit the church involvement of the laity to serving the Church rather than serving society"

Survey says 12.2M Filipino families felt ‘poor’ in second quarter of...

The figure points to an increase from the 10.9 million Filipino families who felt “poor” during the first quarter of the year

Pope Francis: The poor suffer the most from heat waves, drought

In a message for the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, the pope said that it is “the poorest among us who are crying out”

Church’s shelter for homeless in Manila reopens after pandemic, police lockdown

Father Villanueva assured that the center will continue to provide dignified care for the poor following health protocols set by authorities

Pope Francis: No Christian is exempt from aiding the poor

Pope Francis warned Catholics against laxity and inconsistent behavior with regard to the poor

Manila Cathedral to house ‘Homeless Jesus’

“May this sculpture not only become a place for visits or pictures, but a space to deepen our prayer and to convert and change our hearts”

‘Useless for us’: New Indonesian capital excludes indigenous, poor

New capital city will uproot thousands of indigenous people, and offers little incentive for poorer residents in Jakarta to move

India’s slum dwellers laud work of religious brother in uplifting lives...

Brother Varghese takes comfort in the words of St. Louis de Montfort who said that “those whom the world rejects must move you the most”

Video: A simple Christmas get-together

Claretian missionaries in the Philippine capital facilitated a simple Christmas get-together of street dwellers on Sunday, Dec. 19, 2021

Pandemic pushes 26.14 million Filipinos to live below poverty threshold

About 26.14 million Filipinos live below the poverty threshold, estimated at US$242, during the first half of 2021

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