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NASSA exec shocked over ‘disaster capitalism’ in Yolanda-hit areas

NASSA exec shocked over ‘disaster capitalism’ in Yolanda-hit areas

MANILA, Dec. 18, 2014 — A Church official in charge of helping survivors of typhoon…

Don’t be ashamed of Marian devotion – priest

Don’t be ashamed of Marian devotion – priest

MANILA, Dec. 18, 2014 – How can a person be ashamed of his own mother?…

‘Belen exhibit’ open to public

‘Belen exhibit’ open to public

MANILA, Dec. 18, 2014—Want to see different kinds of “belen” this Christmas season? Dozens of…

WYD veterans stress confession for papal visit

WYD veterans stress confession for papal visit

MANILA, Dec. 17, 2014 — In a gathering held to prepare young people for the…

Priest’s hope: Pope to pray vs PH’s ‘corruption culture’

Priest’s hope: Pope to pray vs PH’s ‘corruption culture’

MANILA, Dec. 17, 2014—A Catholic priest shares that if given the rare chance to talk…

UST parish holds gift-giving for poor kids

MANILA, Dec. 17, 2014 – The Christmas spirit was especially alive when two hundred thirty…

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The Misas de Aguinaldo were offered in the darkness of dawn amid the blaze of many lighted candles, especially for farmers and workmen who had to labour afterwards. (Photo: (Maurice Joseph M. Almadrones)

Where did Simbang Gabi come from?

MANILA, Dec. 17, 2014 – To many, the start of Simbang Gabi often signals that “Christmas is around the corner”. Come Dec. 16, churches at dawn are packed to overflowing with the faithful -- ....→

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  • Sorry Planned Parenthood, But Pro-Life Sentiment Hits an All-Time High
  • Against Obama’s Wishes, Congress Poised to Fund Abstinence Education
  • Contraception mandate case argued at US Supreme Court
  • Spanish bishop affirms Church’s commitment to women, unborn
  • Cardinal Kasper’s speech on marriage to be released as book
  • Catholic polls prompt call to educate on beauty of marriage
  • Spanish bishop issues letter on abortion
  • Research finds link between oral contraception, multiple sclerosis
  • Planned Parenthood election spending demands response, pro-lifers say
  • Fertility treatments succeed without assisted reproduction
  • Cardinal Kasper’s speech on divorce, remarriage, and Communion
  • Ethicists warn against three-parent reproductive technology
  • Cardinals’ meetings focus concern on marriage, family
  • Pope Francis urges cardinals to reflect deeply on family life

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Teresa R. Tunay, OCDS

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Fr. Amado L. Picardal

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Editorial

Lessons from ‘Yolanda’

THE lessons, or better yet, the trauma that super typhoon Yolanda (internationally code-named Haiyan) etched on the psyche of typhoon survivors has lessened to a very great extent the damage caused by the recent typhoon Ruby (Hagupit).              A day before the first landfall in Dolores, Eastern Samar people had already scampered read more...→

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The gaze of the crucified Lord

Love and Compassion, Forgiveness and Challenge A CBCP Message on the Opening of the Year of the Poor 2015 “And the Lord turned and looked at Peter…” (Lk 22:61) WHEN you gaze into the eyes of the Crucified Lord, and he gazes into yours, you encounter the love of the Resurrected Lord.[i] Many prefer not…

The gaze of the crucified Lord

2014 Christmas Message

Message of Archbishop Socrates B. Villegas of Lingayen-Dagupan, President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines for the celebration of the yuletide season.…

Traditional Simbang Gabi

‘And the light shineth in darkness’ (John 1:5). First day of the 10 p.m. Traditional Misas de Aguinaldo or Simbang Gabi was offered as it was originally done in the old days at the Holy Family Parish, Roxas District, Quezon City. (Photo: Maurice Almadrones)…

Traditional Simbang Gabi

Official English Translation of Synod’s Final Document

“Relatio Synodi” of the III Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops: “Pastoral Challenges to the Family in the Context of Evangelization” (5-19 October 2014) Vatican City, October 30, 2014 * * * TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction Part I Listening: The Context and the Challenges of the Family The Socio-Cultural Context The Importance of…

Official English Translation of Synod’s Final Document

Sorry Planned Parenthood, But Pro-Life Sentiment Hits an All-Time High

Washington, D.C, 7/10/14 4:38 PM (LifeNews.com) — On Wednesday, Rasmussen Reports released a new poll on the issue of abortion suggesting that pro-life sentiment has reached an all-time high. The findings indicate that 44 percent of likely voters describe themselves as “pro-life,” while 48 percent describe themselves as “pro-choice.” This 44 percent figure may seem…

Sorry Planned Parenthood, But Pro-Life Sentiment Hits an All-Time High