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A protest against extra-judicial killings (EJK) in Manila, Philippines.

A protest against extra-judicial killings (EJK) in Manila, Philippines.

Card. Tagle calls for alternative to executions in crime fight

20/05/2017 12:53

Cardinal Tagle will preside over a mass at the University of Santo Tomas on May 21 evening where the pilgrims of the 21 day cross-country caravan against death penalty will be joined by thousands of people.    

 

A woman paints the name of a victim of the Mexican drug war onto a body outline as part of a memorial for those killed

A woman paints the name of a victim of the Mexican drug war onto a body outline as part of a memorial for those killed.

New report highlights Mexico's homicide rate

11/05/2017 09:32

Mexico's homicide rate, exceeds many nations at war.  A report just out show the drug cartels are killing at significantly increased rates in murderous power struggles.  

Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte seeking the revival of capital punisment in the country.

Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte seeking the revival of capital punisment in the country.

Catholic schools to promote 'pro-life' education

22/04/2017 14:27

With the impending passage of the death penalty bill and the on-going war on drugs in the Philippines, pro-life education is being encouraged in the country's Catholic schools.