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Bishop calls for ‘more inclusive society’ on National Migrants’ Sunday

The faithful are urged to make Sunday’s celebration “a significant event for Filipinos living and working abroad and their families left behind”

Bishop welcomes lifting of deployment ban on Filipino workers to Saudi...

“That is a very inspiring news, a great help and immense relief to our [overseas Filipino workers],” said Bishop Ruperto Santos

Philippines lifts deployment ban of domestic workers to Saudi Arabia

Deployment will resume on November 7, a decision that comes after talks between the Philippines and Saudi Arabia

Christian youth group joins calls for release of Filipino woman on...

Veloso is currently detained in Indonesia and is facing the death penalty after she was arrested in 2010 for drug trafficking

Philippine government urged to look into cases of migrant workers on...

As of 2021, there were at least 62 Filipino migrant workers who were on death row in foreign lands, according to data provided by Migrante

Parents of Filipino woman on Indonesia’s death row appeal for help...

Veloso was convicted of drug trafficking in Jakarta in 2010 but she claimed that she was a victim of human trafficking

Philippine bishop welcomes Taiwan’s decision to increase wages of migrant workers

Effective August 10, the monthly pay for migrant workers in Taiwan is at NT$20,000 (US$665.70) from the previous NT$17,000 (US$565.90)

Not so personal ‘personal’

A personal parish is created to “better serve Catholics of a particular rite, language, nationality, ethnicity"

Hong Kong judge rules in favor of abused Filipino domestic worker

The judge said it is "manifestly irrational and unsound" for the police to dismiss the possibility of forced labor

Bishop urges Filipino migrant workers to make their votes count

“Always remember ... your vote is your (right). Your vote is your (responsibility). And your vote is your (future).”

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