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Despite his tirade vs. Catholics, bishops ask faithful to pray for Duterte

KORONADAL CITY – Retired Bishop Dinualdo Gutierrez of the Diocese of Marbel has appealed to the public to pray for President Rodrigo Duterte so he will be enlightened in the face of his remarks about God.

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Int’l academicsand ‘Family is key to fighting poverty’

Policy-makers and economists need not look further than the home. As it turns out, the key to addressing poverty is the family.This was one of the main conclusions of the 2018 Annual Symposium of the International Academy for the Study of the Jurisprudence of the Family (IASJF), which was hosted this year by the University of Asia and the Pacific, which also marks half a century.

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Bishop Aseo formally takes over Tagum diocese

It began with a procession.About 27 bishops and more than 100 priests solemnly walked into Christ the King Cathedral in Tagum City.In all, around 2,000 came to witness the episcopal ordination and installation of Bishop Medil Aseo on June 20.

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Church outraged by murder of another priest

Catholic bishops bewailed the ‘escalating violence’ in the country even against clergymen, following the killing of another priest in Nueva Ecija province.Archbishop Romulo Valles, president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines, said the killing of Fr. Richmond Nilo is nothing but an outrageously evil act!

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Priest cheats death in Laguna shooting attack

A Catholic priest cheated death when a man fired shots at his car in Calamba City on Wednesday.Injured in the attack, Fr. Rey Urmeneta of the St.

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Pope names new bishop of San Fernando in La Union

A priest from the Diocese of Iba in Zambales has been named as new bishop of San Fernando in La Union.Pope Francis has appointed Fr.

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CBCP statement on murder of Fr. Ventura in Cagayan

Brothers and Sisters in Christ,We are totally shocked and in utter disbelief to hear about the brutal killing of Fr. Mark Ventura, Catholic priest of the Archdiocese of Tuguegarao. Right after celebrating the Sunday Eucharist at eight o’clock in the morning today, he was shot to death by murderers riding in tandem.We offer our prayers for Fr Ventura, for his bereaved family, and the lay faithful of Tuguegarao.

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Anti-mining priest shot dead in Cagayan

A young Catholic priest was shot dead in Cagayan province on Sunday, becoming the second cleric slain in around four months.Fr. Mark Ventura, 37, was murdered at about 8:15am right after celebrating Mass at a gymnasium in Brgy. Peña Weste, on the outskirts of Gattaran town.The priest was blessing children and talking with the choir members when a still unidentified male donning a motorcycle helmet emerged from the back of the gym and shot the victim twice.Quoting reports from the Police Regional Office No.

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Pope appoints new bishop of Marbel

Pope Francis has appointed Fr.

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New Bishop of Mati ordained

The sound of trumpets could be heard echoing throughout the San Pedro Cathedral on April 24, Tuesday, to herald the ordination of a new bishop, who will be shepherding the local church of Mati.In the presence of the faithful, 41 bishops, and 257 priests, Davao Archbishop Romulo G. Valles ordained a priest from Calinan, Fr. Abel Apigo, to the episcopacy.In his homily, the prelate explained the role of Apigo when he was still rector of the St.

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