venerdì 8 novembre 2019

Philippine bishop voices alarm over child workers
A Catholic bishop in the Philippines has warned of a growing number of child workers being exposed to dangerous working conditions. Bishop Roberto Mallari of San Jose, chairman of the Episcopal Commission on Catechism and Catholic Education at the bishops' conference, said the situation was alarming and saddening. "The root of this sad reality is poverty and lack of livelihood options," said the prelate, adding that children have the right to the basic necessities of life that society has failed to provide. (...)