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November, 2016


CBCP: Marcos burial ‘to build culture of impunity

November 14, 2016 ·  By Paterno Esmaquel II for www.rappler.com

LATE DICTATOR. This file photo taken on July 2, 2014, shows former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos kissing the glass case bearing her late husband and former president Ferdinand Marcos during a visit to the mausoleum on her 85th birthday in Batac, Ilocos Norte. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

‘Marcos is no hero! He should not be presented as one,’ the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines says MANILA, Philippines – The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) on Wednesday, November 9, condemned the Supreme Court (SC) ruling to allow a hero’s burial for the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos. In a statement, the […]

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An Award for the Human Rights Workers and the Poor

November 11, 2016 · 

The  grand niece of  Mons.Hugh O'Flaherty  presents the  Mons.Hugh O'Flaherty International Humanitarian Award medal and plaque to Father Shay Cullen,of the Preda Foundation which he founded in 1974 to save women and children  from jails, abusers and human traffickers. The award was presented in Killarney, Ireland  on 5 November 2016

An Award for the Human Rights Workers and the Poor Fr. Shay Cullen Delivered on the occasion of the awarding of the Mons. Hugh O’Flaherty International Humanitarian Award, The Avenue Hotel, Killarney 5 November 2016 Dear friends and supporters and defenders of human rights, I am honored tonight to be here to receive the Monsignor […]

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MODERN-DAY SLAVERY: THE GREATEST HUMAN RIGHTS ISSUE OF OUR DAY

November 11, 2016 ·  By Vincent Nichols for www.thetablet.co.uk

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Forced migration was highlighted last week as, in Rome, Pope Francis met victims of modern slavery while, in London, unaccompanied child migrants arrived from Calais (see below). The issue is now a priority at all levels in the Church At the end of the fourth meeting of the Santa Marta Group in Rome last week, […]

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Marcos ruling a kick in the teeth – Aussie priest jailed during martial law

November 11, 2016 · 

Fr. Brian Gore looks at a classroom he has built in Negros Occidental. Gore, who was jailed during martial law, talked about how painful it was to hear that dictator Ferdinand Marcos would soon be buried at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. (PHOTO BY CARLA P. GOMEZ/ INQUIRER VISAYAS)

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental — An Australian Columban priest, who was jailed during Martial law, was dismayed at the decision of the Supreme Court to grant a hero’s burial to the late dictator, Ferdinand Marcos, at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. Fr. Brian Gore, 72, said the high court added insult to injury suffered by […]

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Fr Cullen receives O’Flaherty award

November 10, 2016 ·  By Sarah MacDonald for www.independent.ie

Fr Shay Cullen was the recipient of the ninth Hugh O’Flaherty Humanitarian Award at the weekend. Photo: Don McMonagle

A missionary priest who rescues children from prostitution in the Philippines has said Ireland can do more to help those fleeing oppression, war and dire poverty. Fr Shay Cullen was in Killarney, Co Kerry to receive the prestigious Hugh O’Flaherty International Humanitarian Award for his work with children as young as nine who have been […]

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Why would we need a hit squad? Philippines police chief denies state killings

November 10, 2016 ·  By Kate Lamb for www.theguardian.com

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte places a hat on the head of police Ronald Dela Rosa during a ceremony in Manila. Photograph: Aaron Favila/AP

Director general Ronald Dela Rosa says allegations by a senior officer interviewed by the Guardian are untrue The chief of the Philippine national police has issued a vehement denial of allegations of secretive state sanctioned death squads revealed by the Guardian. Ronald Dela Rosa responded to questioning about the report based on an interview with […]

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Pope: Raise awareness about “scourge” of human trafficking

November 10, 2016 ·  By en.radiovaticana.va

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(Vatican Radio) On Monday, Pope Francis spoke out against human trafficking, in an address to members of RENATE: Religious in Europe Networking against trafficking and exploitation). The group is in Rome for their 2nd European Assembly, which took place on Sunday. The theme of this year’s assembly was “Ending Trafficking Begins with Us.” In his […]

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Ireland has “a duty to reach out to” refugees with compassion

November 10, 2016 ·  By Sarah Mac Donald for www.catholicireland.net

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Fr Shay Cullen describes Hugh O’Flaherty International Humanitarian Award as “a statement that all life is precious … and each has invaluable dignity and every one is worth saving”. Fr Shay Cullen has described the Hugh O’Flaherty International Humanitarian Award, which was presented to him on Saturday night in Co Kerry, as “a statement that […]

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British campaigners warn of emergency over online child sexual abuse

November 9, 2016 ·  By Esther Addley for www.theguardian.com

An Internet Watch Foundation analyst enters a room where reported sites are viewed. Photograph: Sean Smith for the Guardian

NSPCC report suggest more than half a million men in the UK may have viewed child sexual abuse images online Child exploitation campaigners have warned of a looming “social emergency” after a report by the NSPCC suggested more than half a million men in the UK may have viewed child sexual abuse images on the […]

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‘Our protests will hound Marcos to his grave’—Bayan

November 9, 2016 ·  By Yuji Vincent Gonzales for newsinfo.inquirer.net>/a>

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Militant group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) on Tuesday said it cannot accept the decision of the Supreme Court giving the green light to a hero’s burial for the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. Bayan secretary general Renato Reyes Jr. said the high tribunal’s decision “whitewashes the crime of the dictator,” […]

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