[From the web] Children CAGED to keep the streets clean for the Pope: Police round up orphans and chain them in filth during pontiff’s visit to Philippines -MAILONLINE

Children CAGED to keep the streets clean for the Pope: Police round up orphans and chain them in filth during pontiff’s visit to Philippines By Simon Parry, MAILONLINE January 14, 2015 Street children as young as five are being caged in brutal detention centres alongside adult criminals in a cynical drive to smarten up the…

[Statement] “Everyone Especially the Government Should Be Concerned With the Welfare of the Poor” -Visayas Clergy Discernment Group

“Everyone Especially the Government Should Be Concerned With the Welfare of the Poor” A Lenten Message We, the bishops and clergy of the Visayas Clergy Discernment Group are one with Pope Benedict XVI in his Lenten message to be “concerned for each other, to stir a response in love and good works” (Heb 10:24). This Lenten…

[Blog] Again, for Same-Sex Marriage.- Koi Hernandez

Again, for Same-Sex Marriage. by koihernandez, You’re not supposed to be here. January 11, 2012  “When I was in the military they gave me a medal for killing two men and a discharge for loving one.” ~Epitaph of Leonard P. Matlovich, 1988 Recently, I heard from the news that the Pope claimed that gay marriage…

[Press Release] Palace ‘blessing’ for PAL layoffs a curse for all workers – Church group – CWS

A newly formed network of church people, workers and labor advocates opposed Malacañang’s approval of mass layoffs in Lucio Tan-owned Philippine Airlines (PAL), saying the decision is a curse for all Filipino workers, and is essentially a go-signal for outsourcing schemes in other companies. Amidst the impending retrenchment of some 2,600 PAL employees, the Church…