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Typhoon Survivors Struggle to Find Shelter in Philippines

Last edited 11th December 2012

Struggling to escape the heat of the midday sun, survivors of Typhoon Bopha scavenged whatever debris they could to build makeshift shelters across storm-ravaged provinces of the southern Philippines.

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Philippines Typhoon Damage Worse than Feared

Last edited 6th December 2012

The destruction from Typhoon Bopha in portions of Mindanao in the southern Philippines is worse than feared as rescue workers continued to discover bodies under knee-deep mud, said a Catholic Relief Services official coordinating the agency's storm response.

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Population Imperialists Show Their Hand in Manila

Last edited 3rd December 2012

The British government, together with the United Nations Fund for Population Activities and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, hosted a “family planning summit” in Manila on November 15, in an attempt to mobilize public support for the Reproductive Health Bill. According to Human Life International, these groups are posing as champions of poverty eradication, women’s rights and maternal health - but really they are just trying to enforce population control in the Philippines. Visit this article to read more.

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Theologian Says China to Have Largest Christian Population

Last edited 2nd December 2012

During a recent book launch in Rome, a noted theologian said that China will be home to the majority of the world's Christians within the next two decades.

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Sth Korean Church Scraps Christmas Lights Over Border Fears

Last edited 3rd December 2012

A South Korean church group has scrapped plans to display Christmas lights near the border with North Korea after residents voiced fears Pyongyang might shell the illuminations, according to an AFP report.

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Caritas Cuba Appeals for Aid to Help Thousands Left Homeless by Sandy

Last edited 6th November 2012

Catholic leaders in Cuba are calling for emergency assistance to help feed and shelter thousands of victims of Hurricane Sandy, which cut a devastating path through the eastern part of the island. "There are thousands and thousands of people that are in need of help," said Santiago de Cuba Archbishop Dionisio Garcia Ibanez. Visit this article to read more.

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Catholic Charities Works to Assess, Relieve Damage from Hurricane Sandy

Last edited 1st November 2012

Catholic Charities agencies along the East Coast are working to assess the damage left by Hurricane Sandy and respond to the needs of those left in its wake.

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Nature and Nature's God

Last edited 31st October 2012

While the lights went out across Manhattan tonight, and the city that calls itself the capital of the world was cut off from the mainland as flood waters thundered through its streets, many people around the world watched the spectacle and were reminded just how fragile the busy world we humans build around us really is.

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Northeast Suffers Huge Damage in Storm’s Path; Millions Without Power

Last edited 2nd November 2012

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, which left a trail of deadly destruction, devastating power failures and extensive flooding, millions of people in the New York metropolitan region spent Tuesday assessing the damage and preparing for the possibility that it could be days or even weeks before life returned to normal.

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Hurricane Sandy Picks up Speed, Nears Landfall as it Lashes East

Last edited 29th October 2012

Hours before one of the largest storms on record makes landfall in southern New Jersey Monday evening, Hurricane Sandy was speeding up and lashing the East Coast, pushing floodwaters in low-lying areas from Maryland to New York, bringing transportation systems to a halt and snapping electrical connections.

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