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NEWS - OCTOBER 2002                                                                              

IPs celebrate 25th Indigenous Peoples Sunday Oct. 13

In the face of poverty, uncertainty of abode, and other concerns, indigenous peoples (IPs) in the Philippines celebrate the 25th Indigenous Peoples Sunday on October 13, with the theme "Empower-ment of Indigenous Peoples Toward Solidarity"FULL STORY

Archbishop Philip Smith passes away

Archbishop Philip F. Smith, O.M.I., Archbishop-Emeritus of Cotabato passed away last September 30 at the Notre Dame Hospital in Cotabato City.  He would have been 78 years old on October 16 this year.   FULL STORY

Globalization, slow IPRA implementation
hurting IPs – Claver

On the occasion of the launching of the 25th Indigenous Peoples Sunday, Bontoc-Lagawe Bishop Francisco F. Claver, S.J. lamented in a statement the harmful effects of intensifying global-ization and sluggish implementation of the Indigenous Peoples' Rights Act (IPRA) on the condition of indigenous peoples (IPs) in the country.   FULL STORY

ECY invites delegates to National Youth Day

The Episcopal Commis-sion on Youth (ECY) is inviting young people and youth leaders from dioceses all over the country to take part in a gathering of youths to celebrate  National Youth Day (NYD) 2002 in Ormoc City, Leyte, with a four-day program of festivities from November 28 to December 1.   FULL STORY

ECMI disappointed over  'death' of Absentee Voting Bill

The CBCP Episcopal Commission for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People (ECMI), has expressed disappointment over the failure of the Senate and Congress to pass the Absentee Voting Bill before the end of its current session.   FULL STORY

10,000 children gather in schools
 for Children's Congress

An estimated 10,000 children, aged 10 to 12 years, gathered in seven different schools in the Archdiocese of Manila last October 2 and 3 for a Children's Congress, one of the major events held in this year in preparation for the Fourth World Meeting of Families scheduled in January 2003.   FULL STORY

Bishops-Ulama Forum prepares
for Mindanao Week of Peace

The Bishops-Ulama Forum (BUF) has begun preparations for the celebration of this year's Mindanao Week of Peace, which is scheduled on November 28 to December 4.  The theme chosen for the observance is "Peace through Reconciliation: Mindanao Seeking a Common Ground".    FULL STORY


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Other October 2002 News:

IPs celebrate 25th Indigenous Peoples Sunday Oct. 13

Archbishop Philip Smith passes away

Globalization, slow IPRA implementation hurting IPs – Claver

ECY invites delegates to National Youth Day

ECMI disappointed over  'death' of Absentee Voting Bill

10,000 children gather in schools for Children's Congress

Bishops-Ulama Forum prepares for Mindanao Week of Peace

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