Monday, January 22, 2018

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Former chief justice lambasts summary killings in world congress on mercy

A FORMER chief justice has condemned the mounting cases of extrajudicial killings linked to President Rodrigo Duterte's bloody anti-drug campaign, calling it the “work...

‘Empathize with victims of conflict, injustices’ – Mindanao cardinal

COTABATO Archbishop Orlando Cardinal Quevedo urged delegates of the fourth World Apostolic Congress on Mercy (Wacom) to empathize with victims of conflict and social...

Tagle welcomes 5,000 delegates to world congress on mercy in Manila

THERE is no human need that Jesus cannot address. This was the message of Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle as he opened the fourth...

Upcoming Synod of Bishops to focus on youth

POPE FRANCIS has bared that the youth will be "the center of attention" of an upcoming assembly of bishops from around the world. In a...

Sangguniang Laiko to organize ‘pro-life unity walk’

THE LAY arm of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) is set to organize a “pro-life unity walk” to register its opposition...

UST alumnus is first Asian bishop of American diocese

A THOMASIAN alumnus was appointed bishop of Salt Lake City, Utah by Pope Francis last Jan. 10, the first Asian and Philippine-born prelate to...

UST to host int’l Divine Mercy conference

THE UNIVERSITY will host the second day of the World Apostolic Congress On Mercy (WACOM), an international gathering of devotees of the Divine Mercy...

Reforms in Church administration ‘important,’ says head of Filipino Dominicans

THE HEAD of Filipino Dominicans has lauded Pope Francis for his proposed reforms in the Roman Curia, the body that governs the Catholic Church. "The...

CBCP president calls for ‘hopeful Christmas’ amid summary killings

THE HEAD of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has called for a “hopeful” Christmas despite nearly 6,000 killings linked to President...

Religious superiors urge Congress to junk death penalty bill

THE ASSOCIATION of Major Religious Superiors in the Philippines (AMRSP) has condemned the plan to revive death penalty in the country, saying it "is...

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