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No letup in Caritas ‘Yolanda’ drive

Caritas Manila, the social services and development agency of the Archdiocese of Manila is moving on to its Damayan Sa Haiyan rehabilitation phase drive focused on education, livelihood and reconstruction for victims of Supertyphoon “Yolanda.” About P60 million has been allocated for its third round of projects from September until May 2015 for Leyte, Samar, Cebu and Palawan. The agency has received and distributed donations worth P268.3 million in cash and kind a year after Yolanda devastated parts of the country.

Posted: November 12th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Filipino Catholics urged: Protect environment, God’s creation


In its annual “Season for Creation” campaign to be launched next month, the Archdiocese of Manila will focus on “key ecological issues faced by the country,” including the planned reclamation by various business groups of more than 26,200 hectares on Manila Bay.

Posted: August 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Visit Malabon church, receive God’s grace’

San Bartolome Church in Malabon City. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/PIO Malabon

Catholics who visit San Bartolome Church in Malabon City between now and May 2015, when the Greco-Roman temple-inspired church celebrates its 400th anniversary, will receive an extraordinary gift of faith from Pope Francis.

Posted: May 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

2 new saints celebrated all over PH

Roman Catholics from the Philippines kiss one of the relics of the late Pope John Paul II at a chapel in Manila on April 1, 2014. Hundreds of people in the Philippines queued up on April 1 to kiss the blood, hair and cassock of the late John Paul II, beseeching the soon-to-be-sainted Polish pope to perform miracles for them. AFP

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle will lead Filipino Catholics in a special tribute to Popes John XXIII and John Paul II Sunday as the two well-beloved leaders of the Catholic Church are canonized at the Vatican.

Posted: April 27th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Tagle: We are all home, in the house of our God


Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle on Wednesday welcomed back thousands of parishioners and devotees and a host of special guests and VIPs to the storied Manila Cathedral, resplendent with its glimmering lights, shiny marbles and fresh paint, after two years of massive repair work and restoration.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Metro | Read More »