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CBCP prexy expresses dismay over inaction on political dynasty bill

MANILA (PNA) -- A Catholic prelate expressed dismay over the inaction by lawmakers on the measure prohibiting political dynasties.

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OMI's Timanan mission celebrates 34th patronal fiesta

TIMANAN, South Upi, Maguindanao - The Our Lady of Salvacion Parish is celebrating its 34th patronal fiesta on August 16, 2015, a Sunday. Everyone is invited, parish priest Fr. Dennis Gui, OMI said.

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Mindanao-wide climate campaign held

DAVAO CITY -Inspired by Pope Francis’ Laudato Si’, the Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM) has jumpstarted its grassroots campaign in the various episcopal sees of Mindanao from Aug. 4 to 7 in a bid to raise awareness among the faithful on the need for climate action in the light of Catholic social teachings.People first Mindanao suffered much from the abuse of the environment, Many Church people, priests, religious, and lay leaders offered their lives in defense of the forests and the island’s rich resources. But until today, profit is still valued over people.

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CBCP chief asks prayers for INC

MANILA — The Catholic Church called on the faithful to pray for the peaceful resolution of what looks like an ongoing crisis in the leadership of Iglesia ni Cristo.Asked by reporters for his comment on the controversy, CBCP president Archbishop Socrates Villegas said it is only right that the Catholic Church responds to INC leaders’ appeal for prayers, calling on Catholics to do so. First, Ka Angel called for prayers.

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CBCP to give formation on climate change

DAGUPAN City, Pangasinan — Noting that climate change is a social justice issue,” the country’s top prelates have promised to offer the public pastoral formation on the various concerns the phenomenon raises ahead of the Paris Summit.Symposia, confabs We your bishops commit to organize symposia and conferences on the issues that will be taken up at the Paris around of the climate change negotiations, as desired by Pope Francis,” says Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates B. Villegas, president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP), in a July 20 circular.

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History of Iglesia ni Cristo

The beginning
The Iglesia Ni Cristo was first preached by
the late Brother Felix. Y. Manalo in the Philippine capital city of Manila. Its
first local congregation was established in Punta, Sta. Ana. On July 27, 1914,
the Church was registered with the Philippine government. In 1915, Brother
Felix Manalo, as the first Executive Minister of the Church, started training
ministers to assist him in the propagation of the gospel. By 1918, ministers
and volunteer preachers were being sent to provinces around Manila. In its

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NBI probes INC fiasco with prudence - DOJ

A preliminary probe by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on the crisis, allegations and threats hounding Iglesia ni Cristo has started but investigators failed to gather information as of Friday.In television and radio reports, Justice Sec. Leila de Lima said she ordered the NBI to conduct initial investigation on allegations of abduction and threats against unnamed INC officials and members.De Lima told reporters he received an email from a sender using the email-ad kapatidsaiglesia.

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Striving for a just peace, the moral road

Statement of CBCP Plenary Assembly Adopting the Mindanao
Catholic Bishops on the BBL and the Peace Process

Guide our feet into the way of peace” (Lk. 1and79)

Our Common Stand

Questions and varying opinions about the peace process and
the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) abound at all levels of Mindanao society.

As religious and moral teachers we, Catholic bishops of
Mindanao, stand on common moral ground on the issues.

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Pope Francis can't make it to 51st Int'l Eucharistic Congress - CBCP

MANILA (PNA) -- Pope Francis will not be attending the 51st International Eucharistic Congress (IEC) to be held in Cebu City in January 2016.This was revealed by Archbishop Socrates Villegas, president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP), in a press conference on Monday at the Pope Pius XII Catholic Center in Manila.However, the Lingayen-Dagupan prelate said that the Holy Father is expected to send his representative to the religious event early next year. He will not be attending.

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CBCP reelects Villegas Bishop Lampon is Mindanao rep

MANILA (PNA) -- Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas has been reelected president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP).A total of 82 out of the 95 active bishops attending the CBCP plenary assembly in Manila voted in favor of Villegas to continue his position.The Catholic prelate said that he is accepting his reelection to head the conference. I accepted the reelection. I know many are praying for me. May awa ang Diyos,” he said.Also reelected were Archbishop Romulo Valles of Davao as vice president, Palo Archbishop John Du as CBCP treasurer, and Fr.

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