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3 million Filipino families experienced hunger in past three months, survey...

The figure is slightly higher than the 11.3 percent or 2.89 million families who reported the same in a survey released in October 2022

9 richest Filipinos have more wealth than half of Philippine population,...

The poor are unable to recover from back-to-back crises as many continue to suffer from the effects of the pandemic

Pope Francis: The Three Kings found God in poverty

The Magi perhaps “were expecting a powerful and prodigious Messiah,” but instead they found a baby and “met God in poverty”

SPOTLIGHT: From absolute zero to national inspiration

Thai street vendor perseveres through childhood polio and extreme poverty to find love and respect

Survey says 30% of Filipinos claim quality of life got better...

Up to 29 percent of the survey’s respondents, however, said their quality of life got worse, while 41% said it was the same

Street life: Manila’s homeless find shelter in pushcarts

Many have come from the provinces in search of work that did not materialize or were forced from their homes by domestic abuse

Challenges on ‘World Day of the Poor’

Will we in the Church have the prophetic courage to take the challenges of Pope Francis seriously?

Ethnic minorities in Lao struggle with pregnancy-related deaths and infant mortality

Poverty is widespread in Laos, and is especially severe for children from the dozens of ethnic minority groups who live in rural areas

SPOTLIGHT: Joy of the Elephants

COVID-19 pandemic forced a mahout to make heartbreaking choices but both man and elephant have finally found sanctuary

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

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