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Weekly Issues: Reflection on Christian Spirituality in a Pandemic

April 7, 2020 As the COVID 19 continues to infect and cause death in 151 countries, some of us may be tempted to wonder why this is happening. We turn to God for His protection but also to ask WHY. Why did He allow the pandemic to happen and why …

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Weekly Issues: Philippine Government Anti-COVID-19 Initiatives

March 30, 2020 Featured Contributor Public Diplomacy Section Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C. BAYANIHAN TO HEAL AS ONE ACT On 24 March 2020, President Rodrigo R. Duterte signed into law Republic Act No. 11469, otherwise known as the “Bayanihan to Heal as One Act”, which declares the existence of a …

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Weekly Issues: Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of World War II: A Perspective

March 25, 2020 Featured contributor Dr. Juan M. Montero II Question 1: Let’s start with a general question about what Americans and Filipinos of today’s generation should remember about World War II. Today’s generation of Americans and Filipinos should never forget the unfathomable and in many cases the ultimate sacrifice …

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Weekly Issues: The Role of Women in the Philippines

The Philippines is among the few countries in the world with a specific constitutional provision for women

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