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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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St. Mary’s Cathedral in Marawi to be demolished

Time is running out for St.

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Pope Francis names new Tagum bishop

Pope Francis has appointed a US-based Filipino priest as the new bishop of the Diocese of Tagum in Davao del Norte province.Father Medel Aseo, 63, of the clergy of the same diocese will be the fourth bishop of Tagum, replacing retired Bishop Wilfredo Manlapaz, who just turned 77 years old today.The bishop-elect is currently on mission at the Saint Mary Parish which is under the Greensburg diocese in Pennsylvania, USA since 2017.In the meantime, the pope named Manlapaz as the apostolic administrator sede vacante of the diocese until Aseo takes canonical possession.The new bishop’s appointm

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Death doesn't have the final word, Pope Francis says on Easter

VATICAN CITY, Apr 1, 2018 / 04:25 am ( sand//www.catholicnewsagency.com/ CNA/EWTN News ).- During his Urbi et Orbi Easter blessing, Pope Francis said Jesus' death and resurrection provide hope to a world marred by conflict, proving that modern tragedies such as war and violence won't have the final say.

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The glory of Jesus’ resurrection

Reading 1 ACTS 10:34A, 37-43 Peter proceeded to speak and saidand You know what has happened all over Judea,beginning in Galilee after the baptismthat John preached,how God anointed Jesus of Nazarethwith the Holy Spirit and power.He went about doing goodand healing all those oppressed by the devil,for God was with him.We are witnesses of all that he didboth in the country of the Jews and in Jerusalem.They put him to death by hanging him on a tree.This man God raised on the third day and granted that he be visible,not to all the people, but to us,the witnesses chosen by God in advance,who a

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Happy Easter, Christ is truly risen

Happy Easter to one and all Image result for happy easter 2018 sand//i0.wp.com/technews365.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Happy-Easter-Day-wishes-greetings-images-2018-1024x559.jpg?resize=940%2C513

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CBCP Message for Lent and Easter 2018

My brothers and sisters in the Lord! I am grateful for this opportunity to share with you my Lenten and Easter message, my thoughts and reflections these days. I have to tell you that I have been very much inspired by the Lenten Message of our Holy Father for us this liturgical year.The Season of LentIn the days of the season of Lent, we are supposed to prepare for the glorious celebration of Easter. In the words of Pope Francisand Lent summons us and enables us to come back to the Lord wholeheartedly and in every aspect of our life.

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