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Sent: A Blog of Catholic Missionaries
Bearing Light to the World’s Darkest Places

3 Things You Need to Know About the State of Healthcare in the Philippines

Fr. Randy     Aug 9, 2017 7:33:00 AM

In the midst of the current national debate about healthcare in the United States, it can be easy to forget that, regardless of the flaws in our current system, Americans enjoy a quality of healthcare that is unheard of in developing nations like the Philippines.


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Five Ways to Improve Health Care in the Philippines

Fr. Randy     Aug 31, 2016 9:39:06 AM

What comes to mind when you think of the Philippines? Perhaps it is the storied hospitality of the Filipino people, or the fact that over 86% of its population identifies as Catholic, or the largest World Youth Day in history was held there in 1995. In any case, “health care crisis” is probably not the first thing that comes...


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Field Report: Understanding our Relief and Health Care Work Around the World

Fr. Randy     Aug 10, 2016 10:00:00 AM

It is easy to look at our world, with all of its violence, poverty, disease, and lack of respect for human dignity and wonder, Where is God in all of this? We so easily forget that Christ established the Church so that we, as His body, could go out into the world to be ambassadors of his love in the midst of sin and suffering....


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About This Blog

Missionhurst Missionaries build Catholic communities in frontier situations: places where the gospel is not preached or lived. This blog is about their work in the four corners of the globe, and their holistic work in four areas of focus: relief and healthcare, socio-economic development, education, and pastoral work.

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