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Philippine papal bet wants people power for Church

Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle takes a pedicab during his visit in Sto. Niño de Tondo parish in Manila. Photo courtesy of Fr. Edwin Gariguez, CBCP-NASSA

Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle wants to bring the Catholic Church closer to people, a vision his fans say comes from a genuine passion for helping the poor and one that could make him Asia’s first pope.

Posted: February 21st, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Features,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Rush for land grabs puts Asia’s poorest at high risk of hunger, says Oxfam


The global rush for international companies to grab lands for private sector investments in most Southeast Asian countries has put their poorest people at high risks of hunger, an international aid agency warned.

Posted: October 19th, 2012 in Asia & Pacific,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »