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Heroes, not villains, highlighted in Halloween fest

Heroes, not villains, highlighted in Halloween fest

BACOLOD City, Oct. 31, 2014 — In response to the Year of the Laity’s exhortation…

‘Saintly’ trend counters ‘scary’ Halloween parties

‘Saintly’ trend counters ‘scary’ Halloween parties

MANILA, Oct. 31, 2014 — Bring back the “holy” in Halloween! More and more groups…

Filipinos urged to recite Harmony Prayer for Mindanao peace

Filipinos urged to recite Harmony Prayer for Mindanao peace

ZAMBOANGA CITY, October 31, 2014–For inter-religious dialogue advocates, the best weapon is prayer. This is…

TB, HIV seminars held

TB, HIV seminars held

CALBAYOG City, Samar, Oct. 31, 2014—The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP)’s Episcopal Commission…

Prelate calls for ‘unity’ among lay groups

Prelate calls for ‘unity’ among lay groups

DAVAO City, Oct. 31, 2014— Like a band of different musical instruments playing in harmony.…

Pinoy priest in Ebola-hit Africa ‘ready to die’ for flock

Pinoy priest in Ebola-hit Africa ‘ready to die’ for flock

MAKENI, Sierra Leone, Oct. 30, 2014—True to his calling, a Filipino missionary based in Sierra…

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Halloween is actually of Christian origin. Hallows refer to “holy people”. (Photo: Khing L. Macaranas)

Halloween, a Christian celebration

PASIG City, Oct. 31, 2014—The days of American-style, Hollywood-inspired Halloween are over. A few days before “All Saints’ Day,” a church group in Pasig celebrated Halloween the right ....→

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Life News

  • 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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Opinion

Fr. Roy Cimagala

Rosary most relevant today

Rev. Fr. Roy Cimagala

Teresa R .Tunay

‘Same-sex synod’ what?

Teresa R. Tunay, OCDS

Oscar V. Cruz, DD

Ominous cry for renewal

Abp. Oscar. V. Cruz, DD

Fr. Francis Ongkingco

“A Teacup without Tea”

Rev. Fr. Francis Ongkingco

Atty. Aurora A. Santiago

Tacloban: One Year Later…

Atty. Aurora A. Santiago

Rev. Eutiquio ‘Euly’ B. Belizar, Jr.

Editorial

The fealty of Pope Francis

THE message of Pope Francis at the conclusion of the Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops put to rest the controversy that was stirred by the Synod midterm report.  It also dampened the hopes of those who were speculating that the Synod Fathers were now moving towards conciliatory language in dealing with divorced and remarried read more...→

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The Pastoral Challenges of the Family by the Synod of Bishops

PASTORAL STATEMENT ON THE PASTORAL CHALLENGES OF THE FAMILY BY THE SYNOD OF BISHOPS IN THE CONTEXT OF THE DIOCESE OF DAET Pope Francis convened the Extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the Pastoral Challenges of the Family in the Context of Evangelization in Rome from October 5-19, 2014. It sought to discuss the different aspects…

The Pastoral Challenges of the Family by the Synod of Bishops

Cardinal Tagle: Poor families need synod’s help

Cardinal Luis A. Tagle discusses the challenges faced by poor families in the Philippines.…

Praying for loved ones lost to ‘Yolanda’

A boy visits the tombs of his sibling and friends who died during the onslaught of typhoon Yolanda at a mass grave in Brgy. San Joaquin, Palo Leyte, Oct. 30, 2014.…

Praying for loved ones lost to ‘Yolanda’

Message of the Synod Assembly on the pastoral challenges to the family in the context of evangelization

WE, Synod Fathers, gathered in Rome together with Pope Francis in the Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, greet all families of the different continents and in particular all who follow Christ, the Way, the Truth, and the Life. We admire and are grateful for the daily witness which you offer us and…

Message of the Synod Assembly on the pastoral challenges to the family in the context of evangelization

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