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‘Real stewardship hurts,’ Villegas reminds faithful

‘Real stewardship hurts,’ Villegas reminds faithful

MANILA, April 16, 2014 – Stewardship would not be complete without pain and suffering, attesting…

Manila Cathedral ‘standing room only’ for Palm Sunday

Manila Cathedral ‘standing room only’ for Palm Sunday

MANILA, April 16, 2014—Like sardines in a tin can, hundreds, if not thousands, of  Catholic…

‘We have our own Jerusalem’ – bishop to faithful

‘We have our own Jerusalem’ – bishop to faithful

PARAÑAQUE City, April 15, 2014—In a solemn homily on April 13 that captured the spirit of…

Church to lead ‘penitential walk’ for protection

MANILA, April 15, 2014— The Archdiocese of Manila will lead a seven-kilometer penitential walk for…

Lenten feature to explore suffering

Lenten feature to explore suffering

QUEZON City, April 15, 2014—What is suffering? Why does God — with His love —…

Youth go out as ‘missionaries’, inspired by Calungsod

Youth go out as ‘missionaries’, inspired by Calungsod

LAOAG CITY, April 15, 2014 – A group of young people are showing that age…

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Diocese of Legazpi Bishop Joel Z. Baylon gives a homily during the 5th Annual Youth Way of the Cross. (Photo: "Diyosesis kan Legazpi" Facebook account)

Bishop explains importance of Holy Week

LEGAZPI City, April 16, 2014 – People should take the time to reflect on the full meaning of Holy Week, as every day of the week has a special significance, revolving around the immense importance ....→

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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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Unemployment: social exclusion not pleasing to God

THERE is poverty and suffering in the country and the world, not because of overpopulation but because of inequality, manifested in the huge mass of people being excluded from gainful livelihood (unemployment). Pope Francis lamented, “The unemployed and underemployed risk being relegated to the margins of society, becoming victims of social exclusion.” Myrna, a worker…

Unemployment: social exclusion not pleasing to God

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.…

Palm Sunday reflection

  Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle pauses for a moment of reflection during Palm Sunday rites. (Photo: Noli Yamsuan/RCAM)…

Palm Sunday reflection

Pope Francis’ Letter to Families

“If there is no love then there is no joy, and authentic love comes to us from Jesus” Dear families, With this letter, I wish, as it were, to come into your homes to speak about an event which will take place at the Vatican this coming October. It is the Extraordinary General Assembly of…

Pope Francis’ Letter to Families

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