With the pandemic, the long under-funded and neglected health care systems and the debilitating shortages of health workers even among industrialized countries, is putting an enormous strain on its already depleted resources and its capacity to provide urgent and quality care for all.
Migrants and immigrants share the commonality on the root cause of migration. Migration now becomes a forced choice, if we still can consider it a choice, for people to earn for a living and conserve the dignity as a person.
In solidarity, with our Filipino people and the working masses, our theme for this global celebration is outlined in many of our consistent slogans: Ayuda Hindi Diktadura! Solusyong Medikal Hindi Aksyong Militar! Peace Talks Now! No to Martial Law! — Oust Duterte! These calls are clear reminders to the oppressive Duterte Government to address integrally the COVID-19 crisis affecting the working Filipinos.
We commit to build this April 28 Coalition. Beyond this, we pledge to continue working with each other for the upliftment of the most vulnerable people.
Opening Message of the Lead Convenor during the Launching of the April 28 Coalition for Migrants’ and Refugees’ Rights and Welfare, April 28, 2020, Europe
72 years ago, today, the Iglesia Filipina Independiente received the gift of apostolic succession. On the morning of Wednesday, April 7, 1948, at the Pro-Cathedral Church of Saint Luke, Manila, Republic of the Philippines, through action authorized by the House of Bishops of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America, one of […]
Matthew 10:26, 2826 “So have no fear of them; for nothing is covered up that will not be uncovered, and nothing secret that will not become known.” 28 “Do not fear those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul; rather fear him who can destroy both soul and body in hell.” Amidst COVID-19 […]
Sharing to you a newsletter of MP Martin Patzelt in a direct English translation on its website which is in Deutsche. Please Read https://www.martin-patzelt.de/lokal_1_1_560_Frieden-beruht-auf-Gerechtigkeit-und-Naechstenliebe.html “Peace is based on justice and charity,” said Bishop Antonio Ablon, whom I welcomed to an exchange on Tuesday (March 3rd, 2020). At the beginning of 2020 I took over the […]
Sharing to you the speech of Nora, an intern of Zentrum für Mission und Ökumene – Nordkirche weltweit, during the Climate Justice Prayer on 21 February alongside with the Friday for Future Demonstration in Hamburg. In 2016, the face, or better yet: the slogan, of an elderly, anonymous woman rose to world fame – a […]
My sponsorship for Bishop Ablon in the sponsorship program “Parliamentarians protect parliamentarians” of the German Bundestag. As part of the sponsorship program “Parliamentarians protect parliamentarians” (PsP) of the German Bundestag, I sponsored Bishop Antonio Ablon from the Philippines. Bishop Ablon, who campaigns for the indigenous Lumads in Mindanao, was publicly branded as a terrorist and NPA […]