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    Year of the Poor Logo… explained

    CRUCIFIX: The Crucified Lord, the center of all our engagement with, in, for and to the poor, gazing into us. On His Cross, Jesus is always with us… stripped of His clothes, His dignity, His possessions, His power, His strength. By the poverty, Jesus saved us. He is fully with the unwashed, the oppressed, the scorned, the powerless, the miserable and the outcast. Jesus is calling us to SEE everyone as His beloveds… to look at each other the way He gazes into us. The Man Colored in Red: Red symbolizes “Blood” – sacrifice of Christ to give Life… of…

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    SAC Puerto Princesa launches Orientation on Social Action, Alay Kapwa and Year of the Poor

      The Social Action Office of Puerto Princesa organized a Basic Orientation Seminar on Social Action, Alay Kapwa and the Year of the Poor, on November 12, 2014 at the Immaculate Conception Cathedral Parish, for Clergy and Lay leaders of the Vicariate, in preparation for the Vicariate’s intensification of Social Action Works in the Year of the Poor (November 2014 to October 2015). Thirty-five clergy and at least 70 lay leaders and civil society partners attended in the morning and afternoon, respectively, as representatives of the CBCP National Secretariat for Social Action Justice and Peace (CBCP-NASSA) gave a Basic Orientation…

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    In celebration of Earth Day

      In celebration of Earth Day, residents of barangay Pungon, Maya and San Pedro in MacArthur Leyte shouted no to black sand mining infront of the magnetite extraction barge in the middle of a rice field in barangay Maya.

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    Agricultural Land Grabbing through Agribusiness Venture Arrangements with ARBs: Summary of Hijo Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Cooperative (HARBCO) Case

    HARBCO à composed of 724 agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) who were awarded under the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) a collective CLOA for 579 hectares of the 1,469-hectare property of the Hijo Plantation, Inc. (HPI) HPI à former landowner of 1,469 has. of land located in Tagum, Davao del Norte. The property is primarily devoted to the production of export quality (Cavendish) bananas. 1995à HPI offered the land for coverage under CARP through the Voluntary Offer to Sell (VOS) scheme.  The Courts awarded HPI a valuation of P1.03 million per hectare. 28 October 1996 à All identified and qualified ARBs…

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    Visayas kicks-off Alay Kapwa Lenten Campaign 2014

      Visayas region had officially kicked-off its Alay Kapwa Lenten Campaign 2014, launched and hosted by Diocese of Bacolod last March 6-7.  NASSA National Director, Bishop Broderick S. Pabillo, and staff graced the event together with around 200 participants (priests and lay representatives) from fourteen Dioceses.   This year, the Alay Kapwa (AK) Program of the CBCP-NASSA launches its National Lenten Campaign simultaneously in three Dioceses, one from each of the three regions, Luzon Visayas and Mindanao, flagging this year’s theme “One Human Family without Poverty and Hunger.”   Alay Kapwa Program is the Lenten Evangelization-Action Program of the Philippine…

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year of the poor logo (FINAL)
Year of the Poor Logo… explained

CRUCIFIX: The Crucified Lord, the center of all our engagement with, in, for and to the poor, gazing into us. On His Cross, Jesus is always with us… stripped of His clothes, His dignity, His possessions, His power, His strength. By the poverty, Jesus saved us. He is fully with the unwashed, the

afternoon session
SAC Puerto Princesa launches Orientation on Social Action, Alay Kapwa and Year of the Poor

  The Social Action Office of Puerto Princesa organized a Basic Orientation Seminar on Social Action, Alay Kapwa and the Year of the Poor, on November 12, 2014 at the Immaculate Conception Cathedral Parish, for Clergy and Lay leaders of the Vicariate, in preparation for the Vicariate's

Vacancy for Human Resource/ Admin personnel

CBCP-NASSA / Caritas Philippines, the development, advocacy and humanitarian arm of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines has a vacancy for Human Resource/ Admin personnel. Position Identification Department: Executive Secretariat Job Title: Human Resources (HR)

Invitation to join “SSS of the Soul to fight Human Trafficking”

“Human Trafficking is a crime against humanity, a disgrace to our society which calls itself civilized.” – Pope Francis Human Trafficking is modern-day slavery. It forces victims into prostitution, involuntary servitude, unpaid labor, debt bondage and the illicit sale and harvesting of

ALAY KAPWA

year of the poor logo (FINAL)

Year of the Poor Logo… explained

CRUCIFIX: The Crucified Lord, the center of all our engagement with, in, for and to the poor, gazing into us. On His Cross, Jesus is always with us… stripped of His clothes, His dignity, His possessions, His power, His strength. By the poverty,

AGRARIAN REFORM

Zambalenos TO DENR: Stop destructive mining in Sta Cruz, Candelaria, DECIDE NOW!

Zambales – Angry, impatient and desperate for government action--this is the current disposition of the people of  Sta. Cruz and Candelaria, after Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Dir. Leo Jasareno has not yet acted on alleged violations of

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Invitation to join “SSS of the Soul to fight Human Trafficking”

“Human Trafficking is a crime against humanity, a disgrace to our society which calls itself civilized.” – Pope Francis Human Trafficking is modern-day slavery. It forces victims into prostitution, involuntary servitude, unpaid labor, debt