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Pope Francis names Bishop Bagaforo as Kidpawan bishop

COTABATO CITY -Pope Francis has appointed Cotabato Auxiliary Bishop Jose Colin MendozaBagaforo as the new bishop of the Diocese of Kidapawan, the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) today said.The announcement was made today, July 25, 2016, at 6 p.m.Bagaforo, most popularly known as Bishop Colin, has been serving the auxiliary bishop ofarchdiocese of Cotabato since hisEpiscopal ordination in 2006.

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‘City of Mercy’ rises in Poland'

WARSAW, Poland – What does mercy look like? This is what the Center for Thought of John Paul II (Centrum Mysli Jana Paula II) hopes an estimated 50,000 World Youth Day delegates now having their Days in the Diocese in this city will see through their initiative, the City of Mercy”, a set of activities and activities on the theme mercy from July 21 to 24. We wanted to show different aspects of mercy… This is where you can meet mercy in artistic and social events,” said Ursula Adamowicz, coordinator of the City of Mercy during an exclusive interview with YouthPinoy on Thursday.

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Franciscan’s Fr. Almazan is new AMRSMP chair

MANILA — A Franciscan missionary was elected as the new chairperson of the Association of Major Religious Superiors Men (AMRSMP) in the Philippines.Fr. Cielito Almazan, Minister Provincial of the Franciscan Province of San Pedro Bautista, will head the 60-year old organization that was established to foster close collaboration among the religious men.He will succeed Fr. Gerard Francisco Timoner, OP, who acted as AMRSMP chair after Fr.

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Pope Francis names a Filipino priest as new bishop of Saipan

MANILA (PNA) -- A Filipino priest has been appointed by Pope Francis as new bishop for the Church in Oceania on Friday.Fr. Ryan Jimenez will be the second bishop of the Diocese of Chalan Kanoa in Saipan, the largest island of the Northern Mariana Islands.His episcopal ordination is set for Sunday, Aug.

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Search for Church's outstanding Filipino families ongoing

MANILA – The Episcopal Commission on Family and Life chaired by Daet Bishop Gilbert A. Garcera, D.D. and Marriage Encounter Foundation of the Philippines led by chair couple Robert – Tinette Aventajado reminded the diocesan organizations about the deadline for submission of official nomination forms for The Search for Outstanding Families 2016” on July 31, 2016.In a letter addressed to the chairmen and coordinators of diocesan Family and Life Ministeries nationwide, the Aventajados and Garcera said the search was launched during the Post Synodal Conference in Bacolod last February 17.

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Church mourns death of Bishop Labayen, ‘a strong voice of the poor’

MANILA -- Catholic bishops paid tribute to Bishop Julio Xavier Labayen, who for many years served the cause of the poor in the field of social action, died on Wednesday morning.Caceres Bishop Rolando Tria Tirona said Labayen offered his 60 years of priestly ministry serving the marginalized and fighting for the protection of the environment. He lived a dedicated life serving and loving the Church especially the poor,” said Tirona, who currently chairs the bishops’ National Secretariat for Social Action- Justice and Peace (Nassa).

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CBCP to issue Oratio Imperata for rains in areas affected by El Niño

MANILA (PNA) -- The Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) is set to issue an Oratio Imperata to ask for rains as some areas in the country are experiencing drought due to the effects of El Niño.According to CBCP President Archbishop Socrates Villegas, they are ready to urge priest to ask for rains through the prayer they will issue. Ready na, he said when asked if they will issue an Oratio Imperata.The Lingayen-Dagupan prelate is optimistic that once they start praying, rains will fall.? Uulan (it will rain). Have faith in the power of prayer, he said.For his part, Fr.

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Cardinal OBQand I appeal to every one to work and pray for peace in our region

COTABATO CITY – The country’s second working Cardinal and Mindanao’s first has urged all Catholic faithful and all other faiths to be peace advocates and peace makers. May I addressed this Eater Message to everyone of goodwill, Muslims, Christians, Lumads, Hindus, Buddhists, Confucianists, etc,” His Eminence Orlando Cardinal B. Quevedo, OMI, DD, has addressed in his Easter Sunday Message. We have different beliefs. Christians believe, for example, that Jesus is God who became man, who died and rose from the dead.

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Mercy will save the worldand papal preacher’s Good Friday meditation

VATICAN – Remembering this week’s deadly terror attack in Brussels, the papal preacher centered his Good Friday reflection on mercy’s role in saving the world. The opposite of mercy is not justice but vengeance,” said Father Raniero Cantalamessa, OFM Cap, in his sermon for the Celebration of Our Lord’s Passion in St. Peter’s Basilica March 25.

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