Cooperation with Aetas – Resistance, nature conservation, and fair trade by Moritz Weinbeer – August, 27th 2014 Nearly everywhere in the world indigenous people are already extinct or severely threatened by other peoples. Likewise, the native people of the Filipino archipelago, the Aeta, have been reduced over the past centuries to only a few thousand remaining individuals, mainly living in the mountainous regions of Luzon, […]
Shining a light on pedophilia in the Philippines Fr Shay Cullen, Olongapo City Philippines August 1, 2014 The good news is that hundreds if not thousands of children will now be safe from abuse and molestation after some 660 British subjects were arrested in the United Kingdom for accessing images of children on the internet a few weeks ago. Many more suspects […]
4 college students die in small-plane crash Four college students died Monday after the plane in which they were riding crashed shortly after takeoff from Cuyahoga County Airport, bursting into flames after it hit the ground in suburban Cleveland. VPC
Rotherham child abuse scandal: 1,400 children exploited, report finds At least 1,400 children were subjected to appalling sexual exploitation in Rotherham between 1997 and 2013, a report has found.
Rotherham child abuse scandal: The background to the report An independent report has severely criticised South Yorkshire Police and Rotherham Council after finding “at least” 1,400 children were sexually exploited in the town between 1997 and 2013. It follows four years in which both organisations have been under scrutiny.
Francis ‘unblocks’ Romero beatification, official says Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador (CNS/Octavio Duran) John L. Allen Jr. | Apr. 22, 2013 A Vatican official responsible for the sainthood cause of Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador announced Sunday that the cause has been “unblocked” by Pope Francis, suggesting that beatification of the assassinated prelate could come swiftly. Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia […]
Michael Brown: Autopsy reveals unarmed teen shot 6 times by police The shooting of Michael Brown occurred on August 9, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri, United States, a suburb of St. Louis. Brown, an 18-year-old man, died after being shot at least six times by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, 28. Brown was unarmed and had no adult criminal record