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  • End shackling of people with disabilities

    August 08, 2016

    According to Human Rights Watch, people with mental health conditions in Indonesia are shackled or forced into institutions where they often face physical and sexual violence, treatments including electroshock therapy, seclusion, restraint and forced contra

  • Awakening missionary discipleship

    July 18, 2016

    The ‎‎Third Philippine Conference on New Evangelization (PCNE3) was held at the University of Santo Tomas in Manila July 15-17. ‎The theme was "Awa, Unawa, Gawa: The Filipino Experience of Mercy." The conference on new evangelization is one of the Vatican's official activities for the Holy Year of Mercy. It aimed to awaken a sense of missionary discipleship among Catholics.  The conference was first organized by Cardinal Luis Tagle of Manila in 2013 to mark the church's Year of Faith. This year's meeting is part of the church's observance of the Year of Mercy.