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‘Stop doing evil,’ pope tells mafia

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Pope Francis called on the mafia to “stop doing evil” as he met relatives of their victims on Friday to demonstrate the Catholic Church’s opposition to organized crime.

Posted: March 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

PH Catholics make lifelong sacrifice after typhoon

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Returning to their destroyed village after a catastrophic typhoon that killed thousands in the Philippines last year, a weary band of Catholics vowed a lifelong sacrifice to thank God for saving them.

Posted: March 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Africa sees violent, deadly start to 2014

In this Friday, Dec. 13, 2013 file photo, Muslim men organized in militias with machetes rough up a Christian man while checking him for weapons in the Miskine neighbourhood of Bangui, Central African Republic. Sub-Saharan Africa has seen a very violent start to 2014 with raging conflicts in South Sudan and Central African Republic - the death tolls are huge and the individual incidents gruesome, with one estimate saying nearly 10,000 have been killed in South Sudan in a month of warfare. AP

The death tolls are huge and the individual incidents gruesome. One estimate says nearly 10,000 people have been killed in South Sudan in a month of warfare, while in neighboring Central African Republic combatants in Muslim-vs.-Christian battles have beheaded children.

Posted: January 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Pope urges action to house homeless families

A group of demonstrators display a banner with writing reading: "Poor people can't wait," as they attend Angelus prayer in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013. Francis urged anti-austerity protesters who attended his weekly Angelus blessing to use dialogue and not violence to press their demands. Francis also urged political and social actors around the world to do "all they can" to ensure that all families have a roof over their heads.  AP/GREGORIO BORGIA

Pope Francis on Sunday urged political and social actors around the world to do “all they can” to ensure that all families have a roof over their heads.

Posted: December 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

In Cavite, ‘puto bumbong’ comes in different colors

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A LITTLE accident made the trick in these yellow and red-colored “puto bumbong,” now being sold in Maragondon town, Cavite province. But the taste of the old Filipino Christmas delicacy remains. LOUIE LAGAC/CONTRIBUTOR

Evelyn Tabojara just had to give her nephew a good scolding. She asked him to prepare a good batch of “puto bumbong” for the first night of Misa de Gallo but came back with a little surprise.

Posted: December 20th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Dumaguete has new bishop

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Former Cebu auxiliary bishop Julito Cortes was installed as the new Bishop of Dumaguete Diocese yesterday morning.

Posted: December 6th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

US woman sues Catholic group over miscarriage rules

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A woman twice sent home from a Catholic hospital during a painful miscarriage has sued the church’s hierarchy for imposing standards of care which bar termination of any pregnancy, her lawyers said Monday.

Posted: December 3rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Pope calls Pakistan church attack act of hate, war

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Pope Francis has led several thousand people in a special prayer for the victims of the church attack in Pakistan.

Posted: September 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Pope urges more understanding for homosexuality and divorce

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Pope Francis on Thursday urged “mercy” for homosexuals, divorced people and women who have abortions, saying the Catholic Church had to show understanding for the real conditions of people’s lives.

Posted: September 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Tagle: Mass to collect aid for flood victims

Bring extra cash and a few canned goods when you hear Mass this Sunday. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle on Friday announced that a second collection will be made at all Masses starting Saturday night and on Sunday in all the parishes, shrines and chapels covered by the Manila archdiocese to raise more funds for the flood victims across Luzon.

Posted: August 24th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

‘Hello, it’s the pope’: Francis calls student

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A teenager who wrote to Pope Francis got a shock when the Catholic leader called him up for a chat – the latest example of the pontiff’s down-to-earth approach.

Posted: August 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Pope urges renewal of ‘flimsy’ Church structures

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Pope Francis on Saturday said Catholics should not be afraid of renewing “old and flimsy structures” in the Church, as he plans a major overhaul of the scandal-ridden Vatican bureaucracy and bank.

Posted: July 6th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

2 Johns for sainthood

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December is being eyed as a possible date for the canonization of Pope John Paul II.

Posted: July 6th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

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