Hesus sa Katubhan: A gift to the Holy Father from San Carlos Diocese

VATICAN CITY–The Catholic Community of the Diocese of San Carlos through Most Rev. Gerardo A. Alminaza, DD, Bishop of San Carlos, gave an icon of Jesus to Pope Francis during the 2019 Ad Limina visit of the bishops from the Philippines. “Hesus sa Katubhan” This is the icon of Jesus, the ‘sugarcane worker’ locally called … Read more

Juan Guaidó visits the social dining room of ARCORES Venezuela in Los Teques

Note: This article was translated from the original Spanish article posted in www.arcores.org. VENEZUELA–The President-in-charge of Venezuela, Juan Guaidó, visited on Thursday the social dining room Divina Providencia of the Augustinian Recollects of the Heart of Jesus in Los Teques (Miranda State). Guaidó met, along with the President of ARCORES Venezuela and the General Secretary of … Read more

Promote the right to work for all without exclusion: Santo Agostinho Social Center

ARCORES carries out an important work in the promotion of work in Belem do Para. Everyone, without exclusion, has the right to a decent job. This is the main objective that labor organizations demand on May 1 and in that line, ARCORES works to favor the inclusion of everyone in the labor world. At the Santo … Read more

ARCORES Int’l bigwigs visit PH, survey Recoletos solidarity programs

Provincial Curia, QUEZON CITY – To build and strengthen a structure and organization that help institutionalize the co-responsibility and coordination of social actions in the Augustinian Recollect communities, high-ranking representatives of the ARCORES International visited and assessed those areas directly under the Recoletos management and covered by the project portfolio of the said international NGO. … Read more

ARCORES Filipinas, USJ-R help Cebu fire victims

CEBU CITY – In its concerted efforts to extend assistance to victims of a recent fire in Cebu City, ARCORES Filipinas through its active network in Recoletos de Cebu organized an emergency response team to provide food packs to 644 families left homeless by the tragedy. According to the local news, around 2,578 individuals were … Read more

Catholics @ COP24

A side event meeting of Catholic organizations active in climate justice work was organized last December 11, 2018 at the Faculty of Theology of the University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland.  The meeting is a space for listening and reporting of the different ecological initiatives and actions of Catholic organizations globally. And also as an … Read more

Hopelessness at COP24, Failures Beyond Paris

Four ‘oil giant’ countries, namely: the United States, Saudi Arabia, Russia and Kuwait objected the proposed inclusion of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report for the final document of COP24. The IPCC Report is a scientific document affirming the need to limit 1.5 degrees Celsius before 2030, avoiding the extreme climate change … Read more

UNO-R Community initiates Tree Planting

Don Salvador Benedicto, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL–In celebration of Environment Month, Religious and Lay administrators, employees and NSTP students of the University of Negros Occidental – Recoletos joined the National Day for Youth in Climate Actions by planting 1020 fast-growing, premium, native Philippine trees during the UNO-R NSTP Tree Planting Day on December 1, 2018 along the … Read more