Bishop Cortes: Misa de Gallo focuses on Jubilee Year of Mercy

December 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Bishop Cortes: Misa de Gallo focuses on Jubilee Year of Mercy 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Dec. 16 -– Bishop Julito Cortes of the Diocese of Dumaguete has announced that this year’s celebration of the nine-day Misa de Gallo or Aguinaldo masses will be centered on the Jubilee Year of Mercy.

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Filipino Catholics get the chance to venerate the icon of Mother of Perpetual Help for one year

July 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Filipino Catholics get the chance to venerate the icon of Mother of Perpetual Help for one year 

MANILA, June 30 — For one year, Filipino Catholics, especially Marian devotees, will have the chance to avail of a plenary indulgence granted by Pope Francis to those who venerate the icon of Our Mother of Perpetual Help at her shrine in Baclaran, Paranaque City or any other churches under the Redemptorists.

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(Feature) Call for repentance renewed as Catholic Church marks 98th anniversary of Fatima Apparition on May 13

May 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on (Feature) Call for repentance renewed as Catholic Church marks 98th anniversary of Fatima Apparition on May 13 

By Ben Cal

MANILA, May 10 (PNA) — “Focus on God and repent now!”

This was the clarion call made by Fr. Christopher “Kit” Ramirez, SVD, on Sunday on the occasion of the 98th anniversary of the Fatima Apparition by the Blessed Virgin Mary in Portugal on May 13, 1917, calling on mankind to repent for their sins or face God’s chastisement.

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Retired prelate not surprised by Pope Francis' 'prediction'

March 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Retired prelate not surprised by Pope Francis' 'prediction' 

MANILA, March 16 — A retired Catholic prelate is hoping that Pope Francis will stay as the head of the Roman Catholic Church for a long time.

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Tabontabon, Leyte legislative council to pass resolution naming Pope Francis 'Superpope'

January 25, 2015 by · Comments Off on Tabontabon, Leyte legislative council to pass resolution naming Pope Francis 'Superpope' 

MANILA, Jan. 24 — A member of the Sangguniang Bayan of Tabon-Tabon, Leyte has sponsored a resolution naming Pope Francis, “Superpope.”

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Pope Francis to leave for Rome at 10 am on Monday

January 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on Pope Francis to leave for Rome at 10 am on Monday 

MANILA, Jan. 18 — Pope Francis is set to leave the country for Rome on Monday, January 19.

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Archbishop Tagle describes Pope's visit to Tacloban as 'short but sweet'

January 18, 2015 by · Comments Off on Archbishop Tagle describes Pope's visit to Tacloban as 'short but sweet' 

By Ferdinand G. Patino

MANILA, Jan. 18 (PNA) — Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle described the four-hour stay of Pope Francis in Leyte was "short but sweet".

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Pope Francis has shown how spontaneous he is — TNK Director

January 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Pope Francis has shown how spontaneous he is — TNK Director 

MANILA, Jan. 16 — Pope Francis had shown how spontaneous he is.

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Pope Francis impressed with Filipino reception – Vatican spokesperson

January 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Pope Francis impressed with Filipino reception – Vatican spokesperson 

By Ferdinand G. Patino

MANILA, Jan. 15 (PNA) — Pope Francis was impressed and very happy with the warm reception of Filipinos after arriving at the Villamor Airbase in Pasay City late Thursday afternoon.

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CBCP head asks the people to make the Holy Father feel their warmth in welcoming him in the country

January 15, 2015 by · Comments Off on CBCP head asks the people to make the Holy Father feel their warmth in welcoming him in the country 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, Jan. 14 (PNA) — The head of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has asked the Filipino people to make the Holy Father feel their warmth in welcoming him in the country.

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