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  • Caritas Philippines appeals for help, fears malnutrition in Marawi

    Caritas Philippines appeals for help, fears malnutrition in Marawi

    • Oct 10, 2017

    Government casualties have continued to rise as the conflict drags on in Marawi, Philippines, despite repeated promises by Philippine military commanders that it will soon be resolved. On Oct. 10, Bishop Edwin de la Pena said the Marawi diocese would be confronted with a malnutrition crisis after the conflict is over.

  • Poverty, violence hinder progress for many women, girls, says nuncio

    Poverty, violence hinder progress for many women, girls, says nuncio

    • Oct 10, 2017

    Archbishop Bernardito Auza, the Vatican’s permanent observer to the United Nations, said more must be done to protect the dignity of women, while promoting their integral development and advancement within the family and society. The Vatican’s UN delegation, he said, “strongly supports the international community in its efforts to raise awareness and take concrete steps to prevent the abhorrent phenomenon of violence perpetrated against migrant women and girls.”

  • Help defend democracy, vote for governors, say Venezuelan bishops

    Help defend democracy, vote for governors, say Venezuelan bishops

    • Oct 9, 2017

    Venezuelans will elect governors for all 23 states on Oct. 15. The bishops have called on the country’s electoral authority to act fairly. The agency is highly mistrusted in the country because many believe officials altered vote totals for the July 30 Constituent Assembly election.

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