Tuesday Jul, 23 2019 04:07:22 PM


Duterte names new envoy to the Vatican

MANILA — As had been expected for the past week, President Rodrigo Duterte has nominated Grace Relucio-Princesa as Philippine Ambassador to the Holy See.


New CBCP president vows ‘open communication lines’ with gov’t

VALLADOLID, Carcar City, Cebu – Weeks before his first Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) plenary assembly as CBCP president, Davao Archbishop Romulo Valles said he is committed to engaging the Duterte administration through open dialogue.


When does Christmas end? Priest clarifies

MANILA – A priest reminded Filipinos, who are said to celebrate the longest Christmas season in the world, starting in September, that Christmas does not end with Christmas shopping and merrymaking on Dec. 25.For Catholics, Christmas has only just begun and this is the time to celebrate. After 4 weeks of preparation in Advent for this most important event in the history of humanity, today the entire Church and Christian world are filled with joy and gratitude to the Most Holy Trinity, to Mother Mary, and to St.


Cardinal Quevedo's Christmas message

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Cardinal Tagleand Stop hatred, discrimination

Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle has called for an end to bickering and discrimination against people of different cultures and beliefs as he celebrated the first of nine predawn Masses that usher in Christmas.In his homily at the Manila Cathedral, the cardinal focused on overcoming division and pointedly talked about the anti-Muslim sentiments fueled by the recent Marawi crisis.He said Filipinos must tear down barriers to peace, stressing that Christians should look with hope to unity, not bickering and division.


5 ways to change the world, according to Cardinal Quevedo

MANILA – Listen up, young ones who want to change the world!


Pope names new Iligan Bishop

MANILA — Dipolog Bishop Severo Caermare has been appointed the Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Iligan.Caermare, 48, will oversee the diocese in an acting capacity until Pope Francis elects a new bishop.The prelate’s appointment was made on Dec. 6, a day after the death of Bishop Elenito Galido who served the diocese for 11 years.Galido passed away on Dec. 5 at a hospital in Iligan City, years after battling cirrhosis of the liver.


Another Catholic bishop dies

MANILA — Another Catholic bishop passed away, becoming the seventh prelate to die this year.Bishop Elenito Galido of Iligan diocese in Lanao del Norte died on Tuesday at 10:11 p.m. He was 64.The bishop has been undergoing medication after he was diagnosed with cirrhosis of the liver few years ago. He was also diabetic.Galido had been at the Intensive Care Unit after being in a coma at the Mercy Hospital in Iligan City where he was rushed last week.The prelate was born April 18, 1954 in Managok, Malaybalay City, Bukidnon.After finishing his theology study at the St.


Bishop condemns killing of priest

STO. DOMINGO, Nueva Ecija— Bishop Roberto Mallari of San Jose has expressed alarm at the killing of an elderly priest in his diocese.Four men in two motorcycles ambushed Fr. Marcelito Tito Paez at about 8pm while he was driving his vehicle in Jaen town.The priest was rushed to a hospital in the nearby town of San Leonardo but he expired around two hours later after sustaining two bullet wounds on his body. We strongly condemn the unjust and brutal killing of Fr. Tito Paez, Mallari said. We called on the authorities to conduct investigation and give justice to his death.


Arch. Valles assumes as CBCP president

MANILA — Archbishop Romulo Valles of Davao officially assumed leadership of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines on Friday.Valles, who leads the new set of officers following their election in July, assumed his post as the 20th president of the bishops’ collegial body.



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Davao City hosts 5th public consultation on UHC-IRR

DAVAO CITY - At least 300 participants from three Mindanao regions have joined the 5th public consultation for the finalization of...



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Power outages cut peoples view of Duterte’s SONA

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Kidapawan Muay Thai boxers win gold in Butuan tourney

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Displaced persons revisit home in Marawi affected areas

MARAWI CITY - Escorted by soldiers, 700 displaced families revisited their homes in Marawi affected areas on June 20.

“Soldiers provided...