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The beginnings of the Episcopal Commission for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People (ECMI) may be traced back to the year 1955, when the Episcopal Commission-Committee on Emigration reported to the CWO the situation of Filipinos in USA, Hawaii and Guam and the corresponding actions taken by the church.
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A Home after Japan
What would you do if you and your whole
family would become captives in other
country? Here is a story of an Overseas Filipino Worker who was once jailed in Japan. Click here to read more.
Antique Held 1st Diocesan
Assembly for Migrants
Last July 15, 2005, the Diocese of
Antique conducted its first
diocesan assembly for migrants, which brought in 71 individual participants. It was held at the Tuburan Sang Kinabuhi Diocesan Center at San Jose, Antique.Read full story, click here.
More And More Mindanaoans Prefer To Leave Mindanao To Work Overseas
As the country braces for more political upheavals and economic instability due to the implementation of the EVAT, high cost of oil that eventually lead to the surge of prices of the basic commodities and transportation fare, plus the grim scenario of a political struggle between the present administration and the opposition leaders, the people of Mindanao have felt strongly the impact and found themselves always at the losing end. Though it was already a fact that out of 21 poorest provinces 16 are found in Mindanao, alarmingly the middle and the business sectors in Mindanao are totally affected.
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- National Migrant’s Sunday 2006
Poster Making Contest
- Chaplains for Filipinos
in Europe gathered in Loreto
- Visit to the Moyse Pastoral Center in Korea
- ECMI celebrates Christmas
with OFWs and their Families
- Milan community donates to Filipino poor
Free Seminar for pastoral
workers for migrants
View highlight of 5th Regional Conference Network of Catholic Pastoral Workers in the Filipino Communities of Ocenia