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Pope appoints new bishop of San Jose de Antique

Pope Francis has appointed today Monsignor Marvyn Maceda as the new bishop of the Diocese of San Jose de Antique.Maceda, 49, becomes the first bishop from Naval which was created a diocese in 1988.He succeeds now Archbishop Jose Romeo Lazo who was appointed to head the Archdiocese of Jaro in February 2018.The bishop-elect took his philosophical studies at the Sacred Heart Seminary in Palo, Leyte, and his theology at the San Jose Seminary in the Ateneo de Manila University.He was ordained a priest for the Naval diocese on May 29, 1996.Among his first assignments were as parish priest at Our

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Pope names new bishop of Daet

Pope Francis has appointed Fr. Andrew Alarcon as the new bishop of the Diocese of Daet in Camarines Norte.The appointment was made at the Vatican on Wednesday, Jan.

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Bishops see return of Balangiga bells as path to healing

MANILA - Catholic bishops welcomed the return of the three Balangiga church bells taken by the US soldiers as war booty more than a century ago.Archbishop Romulo Valles, president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines, said the return of the bells is an opportunity to understand history better with a mature perspective .

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Fr. Monching's wake at Midsayap parish

Fr. Monching Quiogue, OMIWake scheduleandDec. 2 evening to Dec 5 morning at Jubilee Hall in Sto Nino parish, Midsayap, North CotabatoDec. 6 to Dec. 7 Novitiate chapel, TamontakaDec. 8 is remains will be brought to Manila to be with hi family.Dec. 9 back to Tamontaka.Dec. 10 burial at OMI cemetery.

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Cardinal Quevedo Message of Advent 2018

MESSAGE FOR
ADVENT 2018

Beloved People of Godand

Come, Lord Jesus, come. This is the refrain of the
Season of Advent, the first season in the liturgical year of the Catholic
Church. We long and pray for the coming
of Jesus on Christmas. Jesus was born some two thousand years ago. If Jesus had
not died at the age of 33, he would be more than two thousand years old today.

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Cardinal Quevedo's message for Mindanao Week of Peace

Beloved People in the
Archdiocese of Cotabatoand

Greetings of Peace to one
ad all!

The Mindanao Week of Peace
has become a tradition in the whole of Mindanao ever since the Bishops Ulama
Forum, now Conference, established it. A Presidential decree recognized and
endorsed it.

The theme of this year’s
MWP is most necessary and relevant - Peace
through Dialogueand Our Common Destiny.

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CBCP defends David amid Duterte ire

The Catholic hierarchy has come to the defense of a bishop whom President Rodrigo Duterte accused of drug involvement and pocketing church donations.In a statement released Thursday, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines vouched for the integrity of Bishop Pablo Virgilio David of Kalookan who has recently been the subject of Duterte’s ire.Archbishop Romulo Valles of Davao, CBCP President, said that they are saddened and disturbed over the allegations that questions David’s integrity. Many of us bishops have come to know Bp.

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Pope names new bishop of Pagadian

Pope Francis has appointed Fr. Ronald Lunas as the new bishop of the Diocese of Pagadian in Zamboanga del Sur.Lunas, until now the parish priest of St. Joseph the Worker Parish in Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur, will succeed Redemptorist Bishop Emmanuel Cabajar, 76, whose resignation was accepted by the pope.The appointment and retirement were announced Thursday, Nov. 22, at 12 noon in Rome (7pm local time).The bishop-elect was born in Bala, Magsaysay, in the Diocese of Digos on Nov. 27, 1966.After his philosophy courses at the St.

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Pope names new bishop of Ilagan

Pope Francis has appointed Nueva Segovia Auxiliary Bishop David William Antonio as the new bishop of Ilagan.The appointment was made public in Rome at 12 noon (7pm Manila time) on Wednesday, Nov.

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Parents urgedand Dress kids as saints not monsters

To highlight the genuine meaning of Halloween as the celebration of all holy men and women, a parish in this city would like to show the public that it’s more fun dressing children as saints rather than as monsters or scary characters.Instead of the usual festival of ghouls, goons, and ghosts, the Holy Name of Jesus Parish in this city will hold a Procession of Saints on Sunday, Oct. 28, as an alternative Halloween celebration.Arevalo parish priest Fr.

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