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February, 2017


Filipinos stage ‘show of force’ in support of life

February 27, 2017 ·  By Philippines for www.ucanews.com

Tribal people from the northern Philippines play music at the 'Walk for Like' in Manila on Feb. 18. (Photo by Angie de Silva)

More than 20,000 gather for ‘Walk of Life’ prayer rally against killings, death penalty Thousands of Catholics gathered in the Philippine capital Manila in a “show of force” against “anti-life” issues, including drug-related killings, the proposed revival of capital punishment, and abortion. An estimated 20,000 people gathered on Feb. 18 and carried placards as they […]

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Famed child advocate to receive prestigious human rights prize

February 24, 2017 ·  By MARTIN BARILLAS for www.speroforum.com

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The Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt in Bavaria will award its Shalom prize to Rev. Shay Cullen, a co-founder of PREDA — a nonprofit based in The Philippines that advocates the welfare of children. The Justice and Peace group at the private university has awarded the Shalom prize ever since 1982 in recognition of extraordinary achievements […]

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Fruit and veg: For a longer life eat 10-a-day

February 24, 2017 ·  By James Gallagher for www.bbc.com

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Eating loads of fruit and vegetables – 10 portions a day – may give us longer lives, say researchers. The study, by Imperial College London, calculated such eating habits could prevent 7.8 million premature deaths each year. The team also identified specific fruit and veg that reduced the risk of cancer and heart disease. The […]

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Universe man honoured by German award

February 22, 2017 ·  By The UNIVERSE

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Shalom Award 2017 is given to Father Shay Cullen and Preda Foundation

February 22, 2017 · 

This is the Shalom-Group of the year 2017

The famous Shalom award by the working group (AK) Shalom – For Justice and Peace at the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt is given to Father Shay Cullen,and the Preda Foundation.Inc. The prize has been awarded since 1982 to extraordinary commitment in the field of peace and human rights. This year the prize has been awarded […]

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US actor Ashton Kutcher urges end to child sexual exploitation

February 20, 2017 ·  By US & Canada for www.bbc.com

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Actor and human rights campaigner Ashton Kutcher has urged US lawmakers to support efforts to help bring an end to child sexual exploitation. At a senate hearing on Wednesday, a visibly emotional Mr Kutcher said it was time for “society and government” to defend the vulnerable. He said that he had been exposed to things […]

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Stories and Statistics of Children Behind Bars

February 17, 2017 · 

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Stories and Statistics of Children Behind Bars Father Shay Cullen 17 February 2017 The Philippine congress is debating to lower the minimum age of criminal liability from 15 years of age to nine years. Those promoting the change in the law say children are criminals and are being used by drug syndicates to commit crimes […]

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Philippine bid to jail nine-year-olds is ‘a great child violation’, Unicef says

February 16, 2017 · 

Unicef says a nine-year-old is unable to fully comprehend the consequences of a crime. Photograph: Jes Aznar/Getty Images

Duterte’s allies have been pushing to lower the age of criminal responsibility from 15 to nine A law proposing children as young as nine be jailed for crimes is “wrong from every angle”, the head of the United Nations children’s agency in the Philippines has warned. “If they grow up, spending their teenage years in […]

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POPE FRANCIS ASKS FOR FORGIVENESS FROM VICTIMS OF CLERICAL SEX ABUSE ON BEHALF OF CATHOLIC CHURCH

February 16, 2017 · 

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Pope praises courage of author who published the story of being abused by priest when he was a child The sexual abuse of children by those who have vowed to serve Christ and the church is a horrendous monstrosity that represents “a diabolical sacrifice” of innocent, defenceless lives, Pope Francis said. The church, which must […]

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American gets 50 years in jail for exploiting minor from PH

February 13, 2017 ·  By ABS-CBN News for news.abs-cbn.com

American Gets 50 Years in Jail for Exploiting Minor From PH

A 54-year-old man from Tuttle, North Dakota was sentenced to 50 years in prison on Monday after being convicted of exploiting a minor from the Philippines. Calvin Bernhardt was found guilty of attempted sexual exploitation of a minor, attempted receipts of materials depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor, counterfeit currency, tampering with witness or […]

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