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.
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.
By Maricar Cinco
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.
By Fe Marie D. Dumaboc
Former Cebu auxiliary bishop Julito Cortes was installed as the new Bishop of Dumaguete Diocese yesterday morning.
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.
Pope Francis has led several thousand people in a special prayer for the victims of the church attack in Pakistan.
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.
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.
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.
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.
December is being eyed as a possible date for the canonization of Pope John Paul II.
Pope Francis marked Christianity’s most joyous day with a passionate plea for world peace, celebrating his first Easter Sunday as pontiff in the enthusiastic company of more than 250,000 people who overflowed from St. Peter’s Square.
Pope Francis is to celebrate his first Easter vigil Saturday after praying for peace in a Middle East “torn apart by injustice and conflicts” during Good Friday’s ceremonies.