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ALLiance for the Family Foundation Philippines (ALFI) News Issue #3 Year 9


CBCP mourns death of Sr. Pilar

CBCP mourns death of Sr. Pilar

MANILA, Sept. 10, 2012— The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines grieves with Catholics over the death of anti-abortion advocate Sr. Pilar Versoza who died on Sunday at the age of 67. In a radio interview, CBCP president and Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma highlighted the role of Versoza in upholding the sanctity of sanctity of […]

The money factor in the RH bill

Link to original FROM A DISTANCE By Carmen N. Pedrosa (The Philippine Star) The way it looks to me, there is a dead-set intent by Congress to pass the RH bill and it has less to do with the Philippine economy or religious principles and even less, for the sake of the well-being of Filipino […]

What Aquino can learn from Putin

Link to original When President Aquino goes to the 20th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Leaders Summit on Russky Island off the coast of Vladivostok this weekend, he will be visiting one of Russia’s most exciting regions, one not usually visited by the average traveler. It should be good for the President’s body and soul. Together with […]

Philippines is running out of farmers

Link to original MANILA, Philippines—The country’s food security is at risk as millions of farmers and fishermen are getting too old for what is back-breaking work and their children are not keen on taking over for lack of incentive to do so, agriculture and other officials said Thursday. The officials said that the younger generation, […]

Low birth rate a national threat on many levels: scholars

Link to original Taipei, Jan. 14 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou’s alert last weekthat the low birth rate in Taiwan has become a “national securityissue” was right on target as the problem could ultimately changeTaiwan’s social and national landscape, scholars said Friday. “The Taiwan government should try to tackle the issue head-on, “said Chang Kuo-cheng, a […]

Invest in Philippines, the ‘Dark Horse’ of Asia: Expert

Link to original As far as emerging markets go, the Philippines is seldom the choice investment destination, but one analyst says the Southeast Asian nation could well become the “dark horse” of the region, thanks to its favorable demographics and sound economic fundamentals. The Philippine’s “very robust and young population” presents a ready pool of […]

A Youthful Populace Helps Make the Philippines an Economic Bright Spot in Asia

Link to original By FLOYD WHALEY Published: August 27, 2012 MANILA — In the upscale business district of Manila, a midweek crowd spills out into the street. The New York-themed Borough restaurant is pulsating to the beat of a Bon Jovi song, while young, hip Filipinos take shots of tequila from a passing tray and […]

The Truth About Human Love – Orientations on Conjugal Love, Gender Ideology and Family Legislation

“By its very nature the gift of the person must be lasting and irrevocable. The indissolubility of marriage flows in the first place from the very essence of that gift: the gift of one person to another person. This reciprocal giving of self reveals the spousal nature of love. In their marital consent the bride […]