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New Marbel bishop to be ordained, installed today

KORONADAL CITY -- Fr. Cerilo Casicas will be ordained as bishop and to be installed by the Catholic Church as head of Diocese of Marbel in ceremonies to be held at Christ the King Cathedral here this afternoon.His Eminence Orlando Cardinal Quevedo, OMI,DD, archbishop of Cotabato and Papal Nuncio to the PhilippinesArchbishop Gabriele Caccia, are the officiating prelates.The two-part ceremonies, ordination as bishop of Casicas and his installation as head of Marbel diocese,will start t 4:30 p.m.

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What really causes child abuse? Doctor explains

BAGUIO CITY - While child abuse is universally condemned, not many are familiar with the real roots of child abuse, said a doctor at tHE 5th Joint National Annual Family Media Advocacy – Doctors for Life Conference held in this city. We should be looking into the root causes…Preventive measures are always better than treatment options, to stop the vicious cycle, said Dr.

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Bishop dares Malacañangand Name ‘destabilizers’ from Church

A Catholic bishop has challenged Malacañang to identify church leaders, whom they are accusing of working with communist rebels to oust President Rodrigo Duterte.Manila Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo dared Presidential spokesman Harry Roque to prove his claim that certain Catholic leaders are conniving with the insurgents to destabilize the government. He should name names. (Otherwise) He is just spreading rumors. That is not responsible reporting.

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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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