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David installed as new Kalookan bishop

CALOOCAN CITY– Bishop Pablo Virgilio David has been installed as the new leader of
the Catholic Diocese of Kaloolan.

He was installed as
the diocese’s second bishop during a special service at the Cathedral of San
Roque on Saturday, January 2.

In his homily to the
packed audience at the cathedral, the 56-year old prelate said he was humbled
at his appointment by Pope Francis.

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Pope Francisand Overcome indifference and win peace

In his and//w2.vatican.va/content/francesco/en/messages/peace/documents/papa-francesco_20151208_messaggio-xlix-giornata-mondiale-pace-2016.html first message of 2016, and//topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/people/f/francis_i/index.html?inline=nyt-per Pope Francis summoned humanity to show compassion and to transcend the apathy that impedes peace in a world that has been filled of late with conflict and suffering. Today we celebrate the World Day of Peace, whose theme is ‘overcome indifference and win peace,’” the pope told thousands of faithful gathered at St.

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Look for the presence of God in your life, Pope says on New Year

VATICAN CITY- As this year comes to an end, Pope Francis has encouraged faithful to look back at the events of 2015, telling them to be attentive to both the presence of God, and the signs he is giving. Retracing the days of the past year can be done either as a memory of facts and events which bring moments of joy and sorrow, or by trying to understand if we have perceived the presence of God, who makes all things new and sustains them with his help,” the Pope said on New Year’s Eve, Dec.

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Pope calls Mindanao attacks ‘senseless’

MANILA — Pope Francis has condemned assaults by a breakaway Muslim rebel group that killed at least nine civilians in Southern Philippines, calling the act senseless”.In simultaneous attacks, outlawed Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters killed (BIFF) seven farmers and two other civilians in Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao, and North Cotabato provinces on Christmas eve.Responding army soldiers also killed four rebels in the Sultan Kudarat attack.The Pope, who visited the top Catholic country in Asia almost a year ago, said he was saddened by the attacks and asked all believers to reject violen

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Pope Francis' Christmas messageand Abandon superficial desires and end the modern day obsession with consumerism.

Vatican (CNA/EWTN News) - The joy we receive from Christ’s birth has the power to counteract doubt and indifference, in a world that is 'merciless to the sinner and lenient to the sin,'” Pope Francis said during Midnight Mass for Christmas. Joy and gladness are a sure sign that the message contained in the mystery of this night is truly from God,” the Pope said in his Dec. 24 homily for Mass celebrated in St. Peter’s Basilica. There is no room for doubt let us leave that to the skeptics who, by looking to reason alone, never find the truth.

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Cardinal Quevedoand The message of Christmas is Peace

Below is the Christmas message of His Eminence Orlando Cardinal Quevedo, OMI, DD, archbishop of Cotabato Beloved People of Cotabatoand
The message of Christmas is Peace. On the hills of Bethlehem,
an angel from heaven announced the birth of Jesus and a multitude of heavenly
host” sang to poor shepherds, Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth
peace among those whom he favors. (Luke 2:14)The Christian Scriptures tell us that the baby is Jesus. We,
Christians, believe in Jesus as God who became Man, the Son of God, the Lord

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The origin and meaning of the Simbang Gabi novena

Simbang Gabi traces its roots to Mexico when, in 1587, the pope granted the petition of Fray Diego de Soria, prior of the convent of San Agustin Acolman, to hold Christmas Mass outdoors because the church could not accommodate the huge number of people attending the evening Mass. Traditionally, Christmas Day in the Philippines is ushered in by the nine-day dawn Masses that start on Dec. 16.

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What is Jubilee Year of Mercy? Read on...

A Holy Year is one of the most important times in the Catholic Church. But since they typically happen just once every quarter century, they're often misunderstood. Given that this year's Jubilee of Mercy is an extraordinary one, it's even more confusing. Here are answers to some of the most common questions about the Jubilee of Mercy. 1. What is a Holy Year? Jewish tradition inspired the Catholic Church to start celebrating the Jubilee, or Holy Year. (The words are interchangeable.) The Catholic tradition was started in the year 1300 by Pope Boniface VIII.

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Tagle calls for a stop in merciless corruption

MANILA -- Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle urged the people to stop merciless corruption and the abuse of those who are weak. Itigil na ang corruption na walang habag. Itigil na ang paglapastangan sa mga babae at mga bata na walang habag,” he said in his Homily at the start of the celebration of Jubilee of Mercy at the Manila Cathedral on Wednesday.He added, Spread mercy and respect, stop abusing those who are weak. Respond with mercy in helping and guiding those who need help.

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Mindanao dioceses take hardline vs. coal mining

MANILA – In a show of unity, the Dioceses of Dipologo, Ozamis, Pagadian, Iligan, and Marawi released on Nov. 11 a statement against coal mining and coal power plants, common concerns in the area. As Bishops of the Dioceses of Dipolog, Ozamis, Pagadian, Iligan, and Marawi (DOPIM), which comprise the civil provinces of Zamboanga del Norte, Misamis Occidental, Zamboanga del Sur, Lanao del Norte and Lanao del Sur, we completely oppose the operation of coal mining and coal power plants most especially within the aforementioned provinces.

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