“Every day of her continuing detention, just like that of the more than 700 political prisoners at present, is a day of injustice against her"
Before beginning the audience, Francis venerated the relics of St. Therese in a moment of silent prayer

Santuario de La Salle wins prestigious architecture award

The Santuario de La Salle was designed by Carlos Arnaiz Architects (CAZA), a Brooklyn-based architecture and design firm

Pope to undergo hernia operation

Pope Francis will undergo an operation for an abdominal hernia and is expected to stay in the hospital for days

Australia diocese ordains first Filipino priest in 30 years

The bishop said Taberdo was a “local boy”, whose migrant family settled in Palmerston and who answered God’s call to serve his people

Green groups rally against reclamation projects

Some 53 ongoing and planned reclamation projects are impacting approximately 27,000 hectares of coastal areas in the Philippines

Governments urged to recognize, empower mass movements

Forgetting the lessons of past struggles would mean “normalizing, accepting, and ultimately repeating past abuses”

Green groups demand halt to destructive mining 

The groups expressed concern about the potential consequences of the government's drive to revitalize the mining industry


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