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Pope Francis appoints Daniel Parcon as bishop of Talibon, Bohol


Pope Francis has appointed a seminary rector as bishop of Talibon, Bohol.

Posted: June 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Bishop asks senators implicated in pork scam to go on leave out of delicadeza

Manila Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo    INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A Catholic bishop has urged the senators and members of Congress named on the list of government officials who benefited from the P10-billion pork barrel scam to take a break from office for about six months to a year to pave the way for a credible investigation.

Posted: May 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Bishop slams agencies distributing condoms, pills to women in Yolanda-hit areas


A Catholic bishop from one of the areas worst-hit by supertyphoon Yolanda (Haiyan) has criticized some foreign aid organizations for giving out contraceptives such as condoms and birth control pills to victims in Eastern Samar.

Posted: May 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Bishop holds art exhibit to build home for elderly priests

Pagadian Bishop Emmanuel Cabajar. Photo from http://www.cbcponline.net

Aiming to raise funds for the construction of a home for elderly priests, a Catholic bishop is putting up a nearly month-long exhibit of his paintings.

Posted: November 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Cortes is new Dumaguete bishop

CEBU Auxiliary Bishop Julito Cortes, parish priest of Sto. Rosario Parish in Cebu City, was appointed by Pope Francis as the new bishop of Dumaguete. His appointment was posted on the Facebook account of Fr. Jan Limchua, a close friend of the bishop.

Posted: September 29th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »