Catholic bishops hail reports that Mother Teresa is to become a saint

December 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Catholic bishops hail reports that Mother Teresa is to become a saint 

MANILA, Dec. 20 — Filipino Catholic prelates have been elated over the reports that Mother Teresa is to become a saint after the Vatican recognized the second miracle attributed to her.

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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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People should not only care for the poor during elections – Tagle

November 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on People should not only care for the poor during elections – Tagle 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, Nov 10 (PNA) — Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle said the public should not only care for the poor during elections.

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Facebook and consumerism are 'eating us alive', laments Pope Francis

September 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Facebook and consumerism are 'eating us alive', laments Pope Francis 

MOSCOW, Sept. 28 — People's lives today are ruled by consumerism which also leads them to overuse social networks rather than engage in real communication, the Pope bemoaned in an address to bishops in Philadelphia.

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Pope Francis will not be attending the International Eucharistic Congress in Cebu next year –CBCP

July 14, 2015 by · Comments Off on Pope Francis will not be attending the International Eucharistic Congress in Cebu next year –CBCP 

MANILA, July 13 — Pope Francis will not be attending the 51st International Eucharistic Congress (IEC) to be held in Cebu City in January 2016.

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CAAP sets sked of new aircraft restriction for Tacloban Airport

April 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on CAAP sets sked of new aircraft restriction for Tacloban Airport 

TACLOBAN CITY, April 6 – Jets will not be allowed again to use Tacloban Airport for at least 16 days this month as the government will proceed with the implementation of massive repair of the runway.

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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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Villegas on anti-discrimination bill

March 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on Villegas on anti-discrimination bill 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, March 4 (PNA) — The Catholic Church insisted its rights in choosing those who would want to be part of the clergy.

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Church-based NGO joins Pope’s call to deter ‘globalization of indifference’

February 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Church-based NGO joins Pope’s call to deter ‘globalization of indifference’ 

MANILA, Feb. 20 — The Catholic Church through its humanitarian arm NASSA/Caritas Philippines has responded to Pope Francis’ Lenten message of renewal for the Church, saying they are one with him in the fight against the ‘globalization of indifference.’

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Holy Rosary of Manaoag church now a minor basilica

February 18, 2015 by · Comments Off on Holy Rosary of Manaoag church now a minor basilica 

MANAOAG, Pangasinan, Feb. 17 — "Visit the basilica and after that go and visit the poor and the needy like Elizabeth".

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