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Gariguez: Enlist in the housing program

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A Filipino man climbs up on a wooden structure as he rebuilds his house in a neighborhood devastated by Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban, Philippines. AP FILE PHOTO

Got nothing to do this summer? Help build homes for victims of Super Typhoon Yolanda.

Posted: March 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino asked to speed up paroles, pardons

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Rudy Diamante, executive secretary of the CBCP’s Episcopal Commission on Prison Pastoral Care.  PHOTO FROM CBCPONLINERADIO.COM

An official of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has called on President Aquino to act with dispatch on the petitions for pardon and parole from qualified prisoners.

Posted: February 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Live simple lives, CBCP asks public

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Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines president Archbishop Socrates Villegas: Corruption in government continues to hurt the people. (cbcpforlife.com photo)

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has called on the public to live a simple lifestyle so they are able to give assistance to those still reeling from the devastation caused by Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”

Posted: December 5th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Cebu archbishop endorses rally against pork barrel

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Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma: Be involved. Photo from http://www.cbcponline.net/

Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma has declared support for the Sept. 29 rally demanding the abolition of the pork barrel of legislators in what could boost turnout following the low number in last week’s protest action.

Posted: September 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Pork scam: A breakdown of moral fiber among Filipinos

The P10 billion pork barrel scam indicates the breakdown of the Filipinos’ moral fiber as a Christian nation as well as the failure of Church leaders to teach and take fresh new steps to restore morality in public and private life, the incoming president of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) said.

Posted: August 31st, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Gospel according to Archbishop Soc Villegas

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The Catholic Church, instead of constantly crossing swords with the government, should listen to the people and preach the gospel of “Yes.” For Archbishop Socrates “Soc” Villegas, incoming CBCP president, the biggest challenge facing the Church is to become a “simpler, humbler and praying” Church.

Posted: August 4th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

CBCP head lists ‘desiderata’ for gov’t

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CBCP president Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma FILE PHOTO

The head of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines enumerated on Sunday several “desiderata” for the Aquino administration saying that harping on the country’s economic progress would not be enough and that it must also assess its work based on social and environmental issues.

Posted: July 22nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Manila-born Spanish priest to be beatified in October

A Philippine-born Catholic missionary will be beatified as a martyr in October, the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) announced yesterday..

Posted: July 20th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

‘Abolish pork’ demand mounts

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The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines joined the call to abolish the pork barrel, saying it has become a source of temptation for legislators in Congress and the Senate to do wrong. The House coalition of militant organizations is also preparing a bill abolishing the entire pork barrel system.

Posted: July 17th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Palma to focus on Eucharistic Congress

The International Eucharistic Congress (IEC) scheduled in Cebu three years from now was one of the reasons why Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma declined the presidency of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP).

Posted: July 8th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

New CBCP president will ‘speak his mind’

MANILA— A protege of the late Jaime Cardinal Sin, Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas won’t buckle down to the whims of the Aquino administration.

Posted: July 8th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

‘Pick a box, let’s open it’

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Comelec Chair Sixto Brillantes Jr. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Name the polling precinct and the ballot box will be opened for a handcount of the votes. That was Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chair Sixto Brillantes Jr.’s response on Friday to critics of the May 13 automated elections who appeared to have misunderstood his announcement on Tuesday of discrepancies between the results of the computerized vote count and that of the random manual audit of the votes in some polling precincts, raising doubts about the integrity of the balloting.

Posted: June 1st, 2013 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Comelec must explain to people, CBCP head says

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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 »

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