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Samar’s youth orchestra to perform at WACOM4

Samar’s youth orchestra to perform at WACOM4

CALBAYOG City, Dec. 9, 2016- With excitement slowly building up for the 4th World Apostolic…

‘Year of the Parish’ launched

‘Year of the Parish’ launched

MALAYBALAY, Bukidnon, Dec. 9, 2016 – Diocesan Basic Ecclesial Community (BEC) directors, and coordinators coming…

Disaster response program rolled out in 11 dioceses

Disaster response program rolled out in 11 dioceses

MANILA, Dec. 8, 2016 – The National Secretariat for Social Action (NASSA)/Caritas Philippines has started…

‘Faces of Mercy’ exhibit opens

‘Faces of Mercy’ exhibit opens

GUIGUINTO, Bulacan, Dec. 8, 2016 – The Immaculate Conception Major Seminary in this town opened…

Confab on mercy registration extended

Confab on mercy registration extended

MARILAO, Bulacan, Dec. 8, 2016- Registration to the 4th World Apostolic Congress on Mercy (WACOM4)…

Gov’t urged: Stop recruitment of child soldiers

Gov’t urged: Stop recruitment of child soldiers

MANILA, Dec. 7, 2016— A Catholic bishop has called on the government to act now…

Bishop: Make Duterte keep labor promises

Bishop: Make Duterte keep labor promises

MANILA, Dec. 6, 2016— A Catholic bishop is urging stakeholders to be more vigilant than…

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113th CBCP Plenary Assembly

Must the Church speak on socio-political issues?

By Msgr. Lope C Robredillo, SThD ON the November 8, 2016 decision of the Supreme Court to allow the remains of Ferdinand Marcos to be interred at the Libingan ng Mga Bayani, Veritas846.ph published a quote from Abp Socrates Villegas, CBCP President: “I am very sad. The burial is an insult to the EDSA spirit. It mocks our fight to restore democracy. I am puzzled and hurt and in great grief. read full story...→

WYD Krakow 2016

  • ‘People may laugh at you because you believe in the gentle and unassuming power of mercy. But do not be afraid’
  • “He is asking you to leave a mark that brings life to your own history and that of many others”
  • Robbed Panama family shares WYD ‘mercy story’
  • Syrian WYD sharing: ‘No one can steal my joy’
  • Cubao hosts local WYD
  • Syrians’ WYD prayer intention: peace

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Immaculate Conception

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Opinion

Fr. James H. Kroeger
Fr. Jerome Secillano

Grave but forgivable

Fr. Jerome R. Secillano,

Fr. Wilfredo Samson

An honest request

Fr. Wilfredo Samson, SJ

Atty. Aurora A. Santiago
Rev. Eutiquio ‘Euly’ B. Belizar, Jr.

A past that lies unburied

Rev. Eutiquio ‘Euly’ B.

Fr. Roy Cimagala

Beware of privileges and entitlements

Fr. Roy Cimagala Candidly

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Advent and the sense of beginning

Fr. Roy Cimagala Candidly

Editorial

The worst injustice, the best mercy

Given some raging political issues gripping the nation today, many people are trying to figure out the proper relationship between the demands of justice and the gratuity of mercy. Everyone presumes, rightly, that justice and mercy should go together. There is no mercy without justice, nor justice without mercy. Many saints, popes, brilliant read more...→

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Death Penalty Verdict

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Parishes as wellsprings of mercy and renewal

Pastoral Exhortation of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines to open the Year 2017 as the Year of Parishes, Communion of Communities BELOVED people of God: We welcome the year 2017 in our “novena-years” of preparation for the grateful celebration in 2021 of the five hundredth anniversary of the first coming and first receiving…

Parishes as wellsprings of mercy and renewal

Onslaught of Super Typhoon Lawin in Tuguegarao

Onslaught of Super Typhoon Lawin in Tuguegarao. (Video courtesy of NASSA/Caritas Philippines, SkyEye & UNO-OCHA CoP)…

37th Grand Marian procession

White confetti showers devotees as the statue of Mary Help of Christians pass by the Manila Cathedral during the 37th Grand Marian Procession in Intramuros, Manila on December 4, 2016. More than 100 Marian images, parish- and privately owned, from various parts of the country participated this year’s procession organized by the Cofradia de la…

37th Grand Marian procession

Instruction Ad resurgendum cum Christo regarding the burial of the deceased and the conservation of the ashes in the case of cremation, 25.10.2016

(The following is the full text of the Instruction of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, “Ad resurgendum cum Christo”, regarding the burial of the deceased and the conservation of the ashes in the case of cremation, published today and signed by Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Müller and Archbishop Luis Francisco Ladaria Ferrer, respectively…

Instruction Ad resurgendum cum Christo regarding the burial of the deceased and the conservation of the ashes in the case of cremation, 25.10.2016

India: Prime Minister Launches “Selfie With Daughter” Campaign to Stop Sex-Selection Abortions

NEW DELHI, July 7, 2015 (LifeNews) — We’ve written dozens of articles about sex-selection abortions in India. While prenatal testing for gender is illegal, there have been very few prosecutions. And because sex-selection abortions are so very widespread, “India’s child sex ratio has deteriorated sharply over the past 20 years, dropping to 918 girls for…

India: Prime Minister Launches “Selfie With Daughter” Campaign to Stop Sex-Selection Abortions