CDO archbishop opposes new casino

Mon Mar 27, 2017  •  0
by: CBCP
MANILA— Concerned over its potential negative effects, a Catholic archbishop is speaking out against the possibility of a newCASINO in his community.“We cannot turn a blind eye to the..

First Sunday of Lent

Sun Mar 5, 2017  •  0
by: CBCP
First Sunday of LentReading 1 GN 2:7-9; 3:1-7The LORD God formed man out of the clay of the groundand blew into his nostrils the breath of life,and so man became a living being.Then the LORD God..

CBCP head to seminarians: Beware of worldliness

Sat Mar 4, 2017  •  0
by: CBCP News
MANILA– The head of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has called on seminarians not to let self-interest get in the way of their vocation.Speaking at a Mass to open this..

Blessed are they who hope in the Lord

Thu Mar 2, 2017  •  0
by: CBCP/USCCB
Reading 1DT 30:15-20Moses said to the people:"Today I have set before youlife and prosperity, death and doom.If you obey the commandments of the LORD, your God,which I enjoin on you today,loving him,..

Bishop Bagaforo condemns killing of Church worker

Mon Feb 27, 2017  •  0
by: CBCP
KIDAPAWAN CITY -- Bishop Jose Colin Bagaforo, DCC, DD has condemned the assassination of a social action worker of  the Diocese of Kidapawan in southern Philippines. Bagaforo, Kidapawan..

March 1 is Ash Wednesday

Sun Feb 26, 2017  •  0
by: Edwin O. Fernandez
Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent, a period of spiritual renewal which helps us prepare for the celebration of the Paschal mystery of Christ, his passion, death and resurrection.The ashes we..

Fr. Buendicho will be laid to rest on Feb. 21

Fri Feb 17, 2017  •  0
by: Edwin O. Fernandez
TACURONG CITY -- The remains of Rev. Fr. Allan Crismie Buendicho, DCC will be brought to the Immaculate Concepcion Cathedral in Cotabato City on February 20, the archdiocese of Cotabato today..

CBCP issues pastoral letter on deaths and killings in PH

Sun Feb 5, 2017  •  0
by: CBCP
Beloved People of GodWe, your bishops, are deeply concerned due to many deaths and killings in the campaign against prohibited drugs. This traffic in illegal drugs needs to be stopped and overcome...

Bishops warn vs being ‘silent accomplice’ to killings

Sun Feb 5, 2017  •  0
by: Roy Lagarde/CBCPNews
MANILA – Catholic bishops called on the faithful to speak out against summary killings, saying that silence makes them an ‘accomplice’ in the rising death toll of the war on drugs.The Church..

Pope names Garcera as new archbishop of Lipa

Fri Feb 3, 2017  •  0
by: Roy Lagarde/CBCPNews
MANILA – Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Gilbert Garcera as the new archbishop of Lipa in Batangas, transferring him from the Diocese of Daet in Camarines Sur.Garcera, who just turned 58 years..