Cardinal Quevedo hits new attack on chapel in Maguindanao

Wed Nov 15, 2017  •  0
by: CBCP
MANILA — Cardinal Orlando Quevedo of Cotabato strongly condemned another attack of the Catholic chapel in Barangay Labu-Labu, Shariff Aguak, in Maguindanao.In a statement Tuesday, the cardinal..

Bishop lauds ASEAN pact on migrant workers’ rights

Tue Nov 14, 2017  •  0
by: CBCP
MANILA — A Catholic bishop has lauded the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in its bid to protect and promote the rights of migrant workers across the region.The leaders of the..

Muslim volunteers at Catholic youth event, ‘sign of unity’

Sun Nov 12, 2017  •  0
by: Christine Paguirigan
ZAMBOANGA CITY – In a time of religious intolerance in various parts of the globe, the National Youth Day 2017 hosted by the Archdiocese of Zamboanga City set an example of unity amid religious and..

Unidentified men set ablaze Catholic chapel in Shariff Aguak, Maguindanao

Sat Nov 11, 2017  •  0
by: Edwin O. Fernandez
SHARIFF AGUAK, Maguindanao  – Unidentified men set ablaze a Catholic chapel in Barangay Labo-Labo here Thursday night, fire officials said. Fire Officer 1 Alonto Blaim, Sharff Aguak..

Prelate has mixed feelings as Marawi siege ends

Wed Oct 25, 2017  •  0
by: CBCP
MANILA— A Catholic prelate has expressed mixed feelings after the government declared an end to five months of fighting in the southern Philippine city of Marawi.Bishop Edwin dela Peña of the..

Ex-Kidapawan Bishop Pueblos dies at 74

Sat Oct 21, 2017  •  0
by: Edwin O. Fernandez
COTABATO CITY – Butuan Bishop Juan de Dios Pueblos has returned to his Creator Saturday evening due to lingering illness, his secretary Fr. Michael Abellanosa today said.   In a..

Pope Francis mourns death of Cardinal Vidal

Thu Oct 19, 2017  •  0
by: Roy Lagarde/CBCP
MANILA — Pope Francis has joined in mourning the death of Cardinal Ricardo Vidal, a leader of Catholics in Cebu for 29 years, commending his “untiring and devoted service to the Church.”In a..

PH’s oldest cardinal dies at 86

Wed Oct 18, 2017  •  0
by: Nirva'ana Ella Delacruz
MANILA — Cardinal Ricardo Vidal, the former Catholic archbishop of Cebu and the oldest among the four Philippine cardinals, has died at the age of 86, a church spokesman said.In a message, Cebu..

Pope names Leyte priest new Naval bishop

Sun Oct 15, 2017  •  0
by: Roy Lagarde /CBCP
MANILA — Pope Francis has appointed Monsignor Rex Ramirez, a priest of the Archdiocese of Palo, as the new bishop of the Diocese of Naval.The appointment was announced Oct. 13 by the Vatican’s..

Pope appoints new Nuncio to the Philippines

Wed Sep 13, 2017  •  0
by: Roy Lagarde
MANILA — Pope Francis has appointed Italian Archbishop Gabriele Giordano Caccia as the new Apostolic Nuncio to the Philippines.The Vatican made the announcement on Tuesday at 12 noon (6pm, Manila..