Tuesday, April 16, 2024

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Healing power of Black Nazarene draws passionate followers

FOR some followers of the Black Nazarene willing to wait for hours in line to fulfill the “pahalik” tradition, sickness becomes a starting point...

Traslación of the Black Nazarene returns after 3-year hiatus

TRASLACIÓN, the mammoth procession of the image of the Black Nazarene, will return on Jan. 9 with the carriage enclosed in a bulletproof glass...

Former UST secretary general: Ask God for fresh start this 2024

THE RENEWAL of faith should be the No. 1 New Year’s resolution of the faithful this 2024, former UST secretary general Fr. Florentino Bolo,...

Give the gift of forgiveness, peace, unity this Christmas, Catholics told

THE BEST gifts this holiday season are those that provide peace of mind that no material thing can fully provide, clerics told the faithful...

Best gift this Christmas? Forgiveness, faithful told

WHAT is the best gift that one can give this Christmas? Is it something that is wrapped in colorful wrappers? Is it even tangible? For...

Christmas in Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus, muted amid Israel-Hamas war

IN the birthplace of Jesus Christ, locals have pared down their celebration of Christmas, a sobering reminder of how the war between Israel and...

Pope Francis allows non-ritual blessings for same-sex couples

POPE Francis has authorized priests to bless same-sex couples but clarified that these informal blessings would not be the same as sacramental marriages. The issuance...

Advincula: Be a light to everyone

CHRISTMAS reinforces the idea that all people illuminate light in a world filled with gloom and fear, Manila Archbishop Jose Cardinal Advincula told the...

UST rector: Christ’s birth a source of joy for all time amid global upheavals

AMID wars, disasters and other hardships, Christmas is a timeless reminder of hope and joy, UST Rector Fr. Richard Ang, O.P. told Thomasians during...

Immaculate Conception shows that God can do the impossible – UST parish priest

THE CONCEPTION of the Blessed Virgin Mary testifies to God’s capability to do things despite the hindrances confronting the faithful, UST Parish Priest Fr....

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