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Pope Francis to wash juvenile prisoners’ feet this Holy Thursday

In 2013, Francis washed 12 young prisoners’ feet — those of two girls and 10 boys

Philippine bishop echoes pope’s call for clemency to qualified prisoners

The prelate said the release of PDLs will enable them “to start a new life as free and potentially productive citizens of the country”

Pope Francis to ask heads of state to pardon prisoners as...

The invitation to make a “gesture of clemency” will be sent “on the occasion of the upcoming Christmas,” a Dec. 12 communication said

Detained mother reunites with daughter after 30 years

Restoring Family Links encompasses a range of activities carried out by the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement

Prison pastoral care commission welcomes vaccination of persons deprived of liberty

91 percent of persons deprived of liberty in detention facilities has been vaccinated against COVID-19

Obispo, umaapela sa gobyerno na tutukan ang kapakanan ng mga bilanggo

Naaangkop lamang na ipagdasal at ipadama sa mga bilanggo ang pagkalinga at pag-aaruga sa kabila ng kanilang mga nagawang pagkakasala

Philippine bishop calls for ‘synodality’ in prison communities

Bishop Joel Baylon said the Church should recognize the dignity of prisoners as human beings

Christians in North Korean prisons suffer worst treatment

When a Christian is discovered in North Korea they’re arrested and sent to a labor camp

Manila Catholic bishop scores ‘inhuman conditions’ in Philippine jails

A church group said measures to avoid COVID-19 infection among prisoners might not be enough to prevent the spread of the disease

Obispo ng Maynila, nakiusap na palayain ang mga matatandang bilanggo

Maraming matatandang may sakit at matagal ng bilanggo ang napapabayaan sa loob ng mga bilangguan na nangangailangan ng kapatawaran

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