By Joey A. Gabieta
Na higugma ha iyo an santo papa!(The Holy Father loves you!). This was the message conveyed by Papal Nuncio to the Philippines Guiseppe Pinto during his homily in a Christmas Mass he celebrated at the Sto. Niño church, this city. The church was one of the city structures badly damaged by supertyphoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan).
By Philip C. Tubeza
A Catholic Church official downplayed on Tuesday, the prophecy of a 12th-century Irish saint who supposedly predicted that the next Pope would be the last and the end of the world would follow.
A law professor at the University of the Philippines is holding a screening of the trailer of “Innocence of Muslims” , an anti-Islam film that has ignited violence across the Middle East.
Broadly speaking, religion is less important for Asian Americans than for Americans overall, but that doesn’t mean they shun faith altogether, a Pew Research Center study on Thursday suggests.
By Jocelyn R. Uy
Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle and three other Filipino archbishops will receive from Pope Benedict XVI the ecclesiastical vestments symbolizing the dioceses assigned to them by the Holy See in solemn ceremonies at the Vatican on Friday, according to the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP).
By Dulce Festin-Baybay
They are tasked by the Vatican to keep watch over the Holy Land, particularly the places where Christ lived, died and came back to life.
By Philip C. Tubeza
Habemus papam (We have a pope)? He has not even been officially installed, but new Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle has already been tagged as a “papal contender” by a respected international Vatican watcher.
By Tony Blair
The Philippines is in many ways the perfect place to explore the complexities surrounding the relationship between faith and globalization, both past and present. As a society deeply influenced historically by Spanish, Indonesian, Malaysian and indigenous cultures, it finds itself in the 21st century occupying a delicate and profoundly important role in both Asian and [...]
By Julie M. Aurelio
An artists’ coalition, decrying the closure of an exhibit at the Cultural Center of the Philippines, is moving to reopen it on what was supposed to have been the “last day” of the exhibition.
Bacolod City — Three officials of the John Paul II National Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family (JPNISMF) in Bacolod City said their close encounters with Blessed John Paul II further inspired them to work hard at propagating his teachings. JPNISMF director Msgr. Victorino Rivas, Teresa Golez and Fr. Nitodel Soriano on Monday spoke [...]