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.
Many are young Christian girls from tribal areas looking to better their lives
In communist Vietnam, young Catholics find it difficult to live out their faith
Further steps must be taken to ensure women their right to marry according to their own free will, says priest
For one young Catholic, the event will be like a spiritual shot-in-the-arm
Police accuse her of trying to convert Hindu children in orphanage she runs with husband