The Philippines From Rome to home
February 25, 2013
This short film by the UN looks at a scheme that encourages Filipino workers abroad to invest in agricultural cooperatives back home. Expat Filipinos remit more than US$20 billion a year, but little is saved or invested.
Legislative protections have been amended and big business is eyeing mineral-rich tribal lands
Number of offenses, including murder, cut from death penalty list
Bishop John Wang Ruowang did not preside over brother's funeral despite government permission to preside
Aid helps finance schools without interference from bureacrats regarding management or curriculum
During Mass for martyred French missionary, Vatican envoy tells Catholics that the future of their church depends on them