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Parish to give free baptism to babies with Joseph-inspired names

Parish to give free baptism to babies with Joseph-inspired names

MANILA, April 23, 2014—Parents with newborn babies should consider naming them Joseph or other variants…

Live streaming event to bring Popes’ canonization closer

Live streaming event to bring Popes’ canonization closer

QUEZON City, April 22, 2014—Ordinary Filipinos who find the “road leading to Rome” way beyond…

‘Seek new beginnings to pursue peace,’ laity told

‘Seek new beginnings to pursue peace,’ laity told

MANILA, April 21, 2014 – Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle on Sunday exhorted the…

‘Happy celibates need happy friendships’ – Villegas to priests

‘Happy celibates need happy friendships’ – Villegas to priests

MANILA, April 20, 2014 — Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas on Holy Thursday reminded members of…

‘Love and service go together’ —Tagle

‘Love and service go together’ —Tagle

MANILA, April 19, 2014 — Love and service must work hand-in-hand to realize Jesus Christ’s…

Villegas to priests: Counter loneliness with prayer

Villegas to priests: Counter loneliness with prayer

MANILA, April 19, 2014 — How do priests counter occasional bouts of loneliness, isolation, and…

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The process of recovery – from rebuilding to going back to normal modes of livelihood -- after super typhoon ‘Yolanda’ will take years. (Photo: Fr. Berto Billena, O’Carm)

CBCP-NASSA launches 9.5 M euro appeal for recovery program

MANILA, April 23, 2014 – The Church’s social action arm ups the ante for the recovery program of super typhoon ‘Yolanda’ survivors with a 9.5 million euro appeal. “I call on the ....→

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Editorial

Stewards of health

ON the first Sunday of Easter, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines, through its president, Archbishop Socrates Villegas, issued an Easter pastoral instruction on stewardship of health titled “Where O death is your victory? Where O death is your sting?”             This was prompted by the passage of the read more...→

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Where O death is your victory? Where O death is your sting? (I Cor 15:55)

Easter Pastoral Instruction on Stewardship of Health TODAY the Church returns to the tomb and sees it empty. The tomb without the body inside leads us to an act of faith “He is risen!” The resurrected Jesus had a body but quite different from the way the disciples experienced Jesus before the Passover. The body…

Where O death is your victory?  Where O death is your sting? (I Cor 15:55)

Archbishop of Cotabato, Phillipines, Orlando Quevedo is made a Cardinal

Pope Francis celebrated his first consistory by creating 19 cardinals. Wearing the red attire that distinguishes cardinals, they knelt before Pope Francis as he blessed them and gave them their traditional red beretta.…

Legacy of Marian devotion

  63-year old Mar Arguelles says his grandfather received the image of the Sorrowful Mary made of soft wood from a Spanish friar before the turn of the century. His mother, who passed away at age 93, handed over the responsibilities to him.  Mar’s sons have helped in the upkeep of the image, assuming responsibilities…

Legacy of Marian devotion

Anointed with the oil of gladness

Homily of Pope Francis during the Holy Chrism Mass at the Vatican Basilica on Holy Thursday, April 17, 2014. Dear Brother Priests, In the eternal “today” of Holy Thursday, when Christ showed his love for us to the end (cf. Jn 13:1), we recall the happy day of the institution of the priesthood, as well as the…

Anointed with the oil of gladness

Against Obama’s Wishes, Congress Poised to Fund Abstinence Education

Washington, D.C, March 27, 2014/1:21 pm (LifeNews.com) — Today, the House passed a provision to continue Sexual Risk Avoidance (SRA) abstinence education across the nation.  The vote is significant because President Obama asked Congress to slash the program in the budget he recently sent to Congress. The Senate is expected to also approve the extension.…

Against Obama’s Wishes, Congress Poised to Fund Abstinence Education