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Cardinal Tagle visits ‘Yolanda’ survivors in Samar

June 3, 2017
The Catholic Church closed its three-year Yolanda rehabilitation program with a symbolic visit by His Eminence Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle to the survivors of super typhoon Yolanda in Basey, Samar last June 1.
Cardinal Tagle, who is also the president of Caritas Internationalis, celebrated a holy mass …

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Catholic Church launches solidarity appeal for Marawi

May 29, 2017
The Catholic Church through its social action arm the National Secretariat for Social Action (NASSA)/Caritas Philippines launched a solidarity appeal to all the 85 dioceses nationwide to help the families displaced by the ongoing clashes between government troops and the Maute rebel group.
In a letter sent to all …


Marawi Siege Latest Update

Dear Caritas Family,
Good afternoon from Intramuros!
As we continue to follow closely the events in Marawi, through NASSA/Caritas Philippines’ Surge Team, please know that today we have officially launched our online appeal for support for the affected families of the Marawi siege.

As per reports from the dioceses:
1. Lock down has been …

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Church dismayed at Cimatu’s appointment as DENR chief

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May 9, 217
An official from the Catholic Church’s social action arm expressed his dismay over the appointment of former Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief Roy Cimatu as new Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) secretary, replacing Gina Lopez.
National Secretariat for Social Action (NASSA)/Caritas Philippines Executive Secretary Fr. …