PHILIPPINES - As it waits for Pope Francis, the Filipino Church launches 'Year of the poor' [AN]


For the director of NASSA, the Church must “remain on the side of the poor and oppressed,” particularly in case of human rights violations. The Year’s official launching is on 23 November with AK 40, a fundraiser aiming at raising 40 million pesos over 40 weeks to fund micro-development and fight the culture of begging.



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