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Cebu Archbishop pans priest’s shaming of unwed mom

Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma   FILE PHOTO

Even after the Catholic priest and the mom he scolded during the baptism of her child had already mended ties, the high priest of Cebu said the incident should not happen again.

Posted: July 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Philippine Church ‘right’ despite Pope Francis comments

Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma. PHOTO from www.cbcponline.net

Philippine Catholic leaders are standing firm against contraception, abortion and homosexual marriage despite Pope Francis’ comments urging a change of tone on those issues, the national Church said Tuesday.

Posted: September 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Church spearheads Sept. 11 anti-pork rally

After civil society groups, it’s now the Cebu Archdiocese’s turn to lead a rally against the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) or pork barrel on Sept. 11.

Posted: September 3rd, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Palma not keen on retaining CBCP post

WILL Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma retain his post as president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP)? If it were up to him, Palma said he would rather yield the post to someone else. “I’m going to tell the plenum to please elect somebody else. There are many bishops who are also capable […]

Posted: July 7th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Comelec must explain to people, CBCP head says


A day after discrepancies in the random manual audit of ballots and the computerized tally were revealed, the president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) on Wednesday urged the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to address seriously questions on the conduct of the May 13 polls.

Posted: May 30th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »