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Oblates, mission partners undergo basic media literary training

KIDAPAWAN
CITY – To equip Oblates and its mission partnerswith knowledge and skills in effective communications,
a four-day Media Literacy Course was conducted by the Oblate Mass Media
Ministry on Nov. 9-12 to 25 participants, mostly priests and OMI lay partners in missions.

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Cardinal Quevedoand Lumads victims of ‘ideological conflict’ too

MANILA — Many indigenous Lumads have been forced to flee their communities as a result of ideological conflict,” a ranking Church official said on Wednesday.Cardinal Orlando Quevedo of the Cotabato archdiocese said Lumads are being killed and their rights violated amid the fighting between the government forces and the communist New People’s Army (NPA).The known peace advocate made the statement over Radio Veritas, saying it is very important” to emphasize other circumstances behind the human rights abuses committed against the indigenous peoples.Taken advantage of When the NPA go to thei

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Top 7 proposals from the Synod on the Family

The Synod on the Family is now over. The final document
includes 94 points with dozens of proposals. It has a positive tone and it
gives a hopeful message to families facing hardships.

DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE The document describes some of the challenges families face. It
does so by saying that hardships can also be seen as an opportunity.

Bishops ask Christians to cultivate a hopeful understanding on
painful realities like loneliness and marital failure.

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GenSan hosts religious brothers’ convention

GENERAL SANTOS CITY --Association of Mindanao-Sulu Religious Brothers (AMSRB) held its annual convention at the Sarangani Highland Resort in General Santos City last week.Thirty-two brothers from seven different religious congregations came together to enjoy one another’s presence through sports and evening socials where they got to share stories informally.Fr. Jomar Sibug, OP gave the input on the theme of the conventionand AMSR Brothers Waking Up the World”. He reviewed with the attendees the Apostolic Letter of Pope Francis to all consecrated persons.Sibug is the superior of St.

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Country's parishes suit up for ‘March of the Saints’

MANILA – In the Church’s liturgical calendar, November 1 is the Solemnity of All Saints. So it’s eve is known as All Hallow’s Eve” or Halloween. But Western influence took away the Holy” in Halloween through dress up parties on October 31 where people look like monsters, ghouls and other evil entities.

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Cardinal Quevedo blesses refurbished Archdiocesan Mausoleum

COTABATO CITY - His
Eminence Orlando Cardinal Beltran Quevedo, OMI, DD, archbishop of Cotabato,
today blessed the newly refurbished Mausoleum at the back of the Immaculate
Concepcion Cathedral.

The Mausoleum hosts
the remains of the Archbishop Gerard Mongeau, OMI, DD and Archbishop Philip
Smith, OMI, DD, both former archbishops of Cotabato.

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Cardinal Quevedo celebrates 35th episcopal ordination

COTABATO CITY – His eminence Orlando Cardinal Beltran
Quevedo, OMI, DD, archbishop of Cotabato will celebrate his 35th Episcopal
Ordination on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 with a 5:30 a.m. Holy Mass at the
Immaculate Concepcion Cathedral (ICC), Cotabato City.

In the same occasion, he will bless the ICC
Mausoleum.

The archdiocese of Cotabato is inviting everyone who
wish to join the Cardinal as he celebrates his becoming a bishop.

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Pope creates new dicastery on laity, family and life

VATICAN — After widespread discussion, Pope Francis has announced the creation of a new office for laity, family and life in the Roman Curia.As part of the Pope’s ongoing reform in the Curia, the new Dicastery combines three separate offices into one to give greater attention to issues relating to the laity.The pontiff made the announcement on Thursday during the evening of the family Synod at the Vatican.Streamlining the Curia I have decided to establish a new Dicastery with competency for Laity, Family and Life, that will replace the Pontifical Council for the Laity and the Pontifical Cou

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Catholic prelates on priests joining politics

MANILA (PNA) -- A retired Catholic prelate said that a priest could serve his community as he is, and does not need to enter politics to properly address people's needs.Manila Archbishop Emeritus Gaudencio Cardinal Rosales explained that one of the vocations of being a cleric is to help people, one should not look for other ways to serve the public.

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Replica of Magellan's cross now in Kidapawan diocese

KIDAPAWAN CITY - Parishioners in the Diocese of Kidapawan flocked to theOur Lady Mediatrix of all Grace Cathedralto view the 496 year old replica of Magellan's CrossWednesday.The replica was on display infront of the altar to be seen by all those who wanted to view it.Ferdinand Magellan carried a cross when his group arrived in the Philippines in 15th century.Father Eduard Bacus,DCK, parochial vicar of M’lang parish, said Magellan brought Christianity in the Philippines.Parishioners welceomed theCross' pilgrimage since ticame to Kidapawan Dicoese during the month of October, the Rosary Mont

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NDBC BIDA BALITA (July 11, 2020)

HEADLINES:

1.  BLOODY FRIDAY, naitala sa Pigcawayan, Cotabato at Sto Nino, South Cotabato

2.  ...