Philippines

Tim Sullivan, Associated Press September 09, 2019
For nearly two decades, the Philippine church has vowed to confront a looming shadow of clergy abuse.
Jose Solís September 06, 2019
Jose Solís talks to Jessica Hagedorn and composer Fabián Obispo, the creators behind the new musical, "Felix Starro," the very first Filipino-American musical produced in the United States.
Angelo Jesus Canta September 06, 2019

Americans are increasingly familiar with stories of unauthorized border crossings, but what about those who enter the United States legally—and stay longer than permitted? Grace Talusan’s new memoir, The Body Papers, explores this underrepresented immigrant story.

A legal group critical of President Duterte, the National Union of Peoples' Lawyers, said the allegations "smack of political persecution and shotgun repression on its face using again the legal system as a potent political weapon through the law of rulers."
Catholic News Service July 15, 2019
Members of the Dominican general chapter elected 51-year-old Father Gerard Francisco Timoner to be the master general of the worldwide religious order.
A group of Philippine mothers and children facing imminent deportation from Israel are finding some solace in their faith, with weekly prayer meetings and counseling from their parish priest and nuns.