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Waray songs to be sung at papal Mass in Tacloban

Tent City Tacloban

Pope Francis speaks six languages and the language of the Roman Catholic Church—Latin—but he may need a crash course in Waray if he is to understand what the choir will be singing when he celebrates Mass in Tacloban City next January.

Posted: November 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Pope canonizes 2 Indians, 4 Italians

Cardboard cutouts of sister Eufrasia Eluvathingal, top left, and priest Elias Chavara, right, stand among Indian faithful at the end of their canonization Mass celebrated by Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014.  AP PHOTO/GREGORIO BORGIA

Pope Francis on Sunday named six new saints, including two from India, in a Mass gathering tens of thousands of worshippers at Saint Peter’s Square.

Posted: November 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

CDO diocese picked priests, nuns who will attend Pope Francis’ Mass by lottery

Pope Francis.   AP FILE PHOTO

Here is one lottery any priest and member of a religious group would definitely want to win.

Posted: November 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Catholic parochial schools losing thousands of students every year – CBCP report


There has been a decrease in the number of students enrolled in the 27 parochial schools in Metro Manila run by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Manila, according to a report of CBCP News, the official news service of the Catholic Bishops” Conference of the Philippines.

Posted: November 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Camp Crame Sunday masses go ‘e’

PNP priest e-blue mass

Policemen at the Camp Crame national headquarters in Quezon City can hear Sunday masses – electronically.

Posted: November 13th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »