[Press Release] Mining-affected communities in Zambales badly hit by Habagat, receive recovery assistance -ATM

Mining-affected communities in Zambales badly hit by Habagat, receive recovery assistance IP leader, groups highlight link of mining to environmental degradation and natural disaster Cabangan, Zambales –Alyansa Tigil Mina (ATM) and other civil society groups extended disaster recovery assistance to more than 300 Aeta families in mining affected communities in Cabangan, Zambales after being severely…

[People] The Presidential Mining E.O by Fr. Shay Cullen

The Presidential Mining E.O by Fr. Shay Cullen The Presidential Executive Order (EO) outlining the administration’s policy on mining is something to be welcomed as it shows a positive concern in protecting sensitive ecological areas that could be adversely affected by mining, especially the horrific open pit-mining that rips out the heart and soul of…

[People] Clerical Abuse of Children Must Rooted Out by Fr. Shay Cullen

Clerical Abuse of Children Must Rooted Out by Fr. Shay Cullen The conference recently held at the Vatican’s Gregorian University brought together cardinals, bishops, priests from over 100 countries and the heads of thirty-three religious orders to tackle the sexual abuse of children by catholic priests. Marie Collins from Ireland, abused at 13, by a…