Eco Catholic: Pope Francis one year ago called for dialogue about the state of "our common home." What's been the impact?
Philippine Catholic bishops called for vigilance against bullying, ostracism and harassment of gay people in the wake of the mass shooting in Orlando, Fla.
Eco Catholic & The Field Hospital: Priests, women religious and an archbishop joined more than 10,000 Filipinos in the "Break Free from Fossil Fuels" march in Batangas City.
Faith and Justice: Believers must join in condemning contemptuous and hateful speech directed at any religious group.
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For development agencies like Catholic Relief Services, contending with land ownership and land tenure issues is a central concern of post-disaster recovery.
Eco Catholic: The Vatican joined the 100-plus nations in endorsing the 1.5 degrees target after a meeting with senior Philippines officials.
Just over a month into the Year of Mercy, Catholics from around the world will gather in Cebu, Philippines, for the International Eucharistic Congress, an opportunity to remind Catholics that reaching out to all with the Gospel is a key act of mercy.
Archbishop Jose Palma of Cebu told reporters at the Vatican Tuesday that the theme of the congress -- "Christ in you, our hope of glory" -- was chosen long before Pope Francis announced the special jubilee Year of Mercy would begin Dec. 8.
Catholic relief workers were on their way to a typhoon-stricken portion of the northern Philippines, including an area from which there had been no communication, after the storm made landfall over the weekend.
Catholic Relief Services country director Joe Curry said teams from his agency and Caritas Philippines were making their way to at least three provinces in central and eastern Luzon, where much of the damaging floods have been reported.
Church leaders in the southern Philippines said the killings of tribal leaders and the harassment suffered by indigenous peoples in Mindanao are related to mining operations in the area.