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Independence means sharing, not selfishness—Cardinal Tagle

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Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle: Do more works of charity. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

“What kind of independence have Filipinos practiced in the past 116 years? Has it actually been selfishness in the guise of independence?”

Posted: June 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Raped, murdered girls reveal horrific risks for India’s poor

Indian policemen cordon off the area as villagers and others look towards the tree where two teenage girls were found hanging after they were gang raped in Katra village in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh state, Saturday, May 31, 2014. AP

The nightly trek into the fields behind their homes under the cover of darkness leave the women of Katra Shahadatganj in northern India feeling scared and vulnerable at the best of times.

Posted: June 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Informal supply chain helps ‘Yolanda’ victims cope

A tent city for Supertyphoon “Yolanda” survivors emerges Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, at Tacloban City. Supplementing the quickening relief effort to help survivors of Yolanda is an informal—and sometimes underground—supply chain that is helping people put food on the table.  AP

Supplementing the quickening relief effort to help survivors of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” is an informal—and sometimes underground—supply chain that is helping people put food on the table.

Posted: November 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Neglected old Australian woman suffers brutal fate

In this Oct. 8, 2013 photo, stone steps lead to the front door of the home of Marguerite Thoresen in Brisbane, Australia. Thoresen's mother, 88-year-old Cynthia Thoresen, lived at the house when she suffered a fall and then lay helpless for up to three months, screaming into the silent void of a world that had forgotten her.  AP PHOTO/TERTIUS PICKARD

By the time the ambulance showed up to the house, the old woman’s screams were, as the paramedics would later tell it, already at a 10 out of 10.

Posted: October 21st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Chinese man kills one-child policy officials—media

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A knife-wielding Chinese man on Tuesday stormed an office enforcing the one-child policy, stabbing two officials to death and injuring three others and a lawyer, state media reported.

Posted: July 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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