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Every time poor farmers attempt to pursue their claims for land reform, they are attacked by state security forces and goons
The icon, which tradition says was painted by St. Luke, has long been considered a symbol of the city of Rome and its people

Changing times for Saudi’s once feared morality police

The stick-wielding guardians of public morality have watched gloomily as in recent years their country eased some social restrictions

Philippines celebrates its most famous child

The Child Jesus is no doubt the most famous child in the Philippines with his image prominently displayed in all possible places

COVID pall over Vietnam’s pink incense village as Lunar New Year...

January is usually the busiest time of year for workers in Quang Phu Cau village on the outskirts of Hanoi

Why did Pope Francis visit a record store in Rome?

The photo shows the masked pontiff leaving a store with a sign reading “Stereosound” above the door

Homage to the acacia trees

Most of the trees are as old as the campus itself and it offer much-needed shade and bring in a relieving breeze even in the scorching heat

Photos: Philippines’ devotion to ‘Black Nazarene’ through the years

There used to be a myriad of stories during the celebration of the “feast” of the Black Nazarene in Manila every January 9

Mom says son’s impromptu encounter with Pope Francis led to ‘miracle’

It was one of the viral Vatican moments of 2021: a boy in a black tracksuit spontaneously walking up to greet Pope Francis

Saya at Pighati: Mga alaala kay F. Sionil Jose

Siguro, ganoon talaga, may mga magkakaibigan na nagkakasundo sa isang bagay at mayroon din namang hindi

Filipino devotion to ‘Black Nazarene’ getting stronger, more challenging amid pandemic

This year, there will be no sea of bodies of devotees of the Black Nazarene who would usually flood Manila's Quiapo district

On this day 400 years ago, the Vatican founded Propaganda Fide

The Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples is one of the largest curial departments, with a size and scope exceeding almost any other

What is the ‘Black Nazarene’?

“Our culture is a culture of touch and, significantly, in a way we want to touch heaven”

Prayers, petitions and boycotts: Desmond Tutu’s climate activism

Archbishop Desmond Tutu became an environmental icon as the effects of global warming became more apparent

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