Sunday, February 26, 2017

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‘Slim chances of death penalty revival’ —prolife advocates

THE CHANCES of reviving capital punishment in the country are slim because of lack of support from Congress and the general public, according to...

Bishops call for end to drug problem, ‘reign of terror’ vs poor

THE CATHOLIC Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has called for an end to the "reign of terror" against the mostly poor victims of...

Tagle: Strengthen the family to counter criminality

DEATH penalty does not eliminate criminality from its roots. In a statement last Feb. 2, Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle spoke out against the...

Adapt to change, Church leaders urged

THE HEAD of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has urged fellow prelates to adapt to change to draw young Catholics to...

‘State cannot silence the Church’ — priest-legal expert

A PRIEST and legal expert has stressed that the Church can speak its mind on government affairs and cannot be muzzled by the state. “When...

Cherish family despite struggles, imperfections, Dominican youth told

A DOMINICAN preacher urged young people never to turn their backs on their families at the start of the "neocentennial" Dominican Youth Retreat earlier...

Villegas closes PH celebration of Dominican Jubilee

THE HEAD of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Conference (CBCP) closed the Philippine celebrations of the 800th anniversary of the Dominican Order last...

Thomasian bishop: ‘Build more places of mercy’

MALOLOS Bishop Jose Oliveros called for the construction of shelters and orphanages as an act of mercy to the homeless and abandoned. Oliveros, a Thomasian...

UST Publishing House to launch book on Filipino Dominicans, UST history

A COMMEMORATIVE book on the history of the Dominican Order and the University will be launched at the closing Mass of the Dominican Jubilee...

Villegas: ‘Death penalty promotes revenge’

THE DEATH penalty promotes revenge instead of mercy. In his homily during the Eucharistic celebration at the World Apostolic Congress on Mercy (Wacom), Archbishop Socrates...

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