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Prayer power


With the world’s strongest typhoon of the year still heading for Cebu and the Visayas, Roman Catholics turn to prayer power.

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

Palma consoles, lauds Cebu dancing inmates in visit

INMATES of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) received consolation from Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma in a visit at the jail’s quadrangle yesterday.

Posted: November 1st, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Priest faces suspension for seeking village post


Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma has ordered the suspension of a priest who is running for village chief in Barangay (village) Kawit, Medellin town, around 110 kilometers north of this city.

Posted: October 23rd, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Palma: Quake is not God’s way of punishing people’


RATHER than be afraid or sow fear, people should pray and help comfort earthquake victims, Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma said. “It’s sad that this is happening. Why do some people add more fear by creating hoax messages? This is an uncharitable act. They should be careful even if they are just joking,” the prelate said. [...]

Posted: October 23rd, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Cebu faithful urged to join protest vs pork barrel

Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma   FILE PHOTO

Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma has urged the Catholic faithful in his archdiocese to support another mass gathering on Sunday afternoon to call for the abolition of the pork barrel system.

Posted: September 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

2016 Eucharistic Congress to open at CICC


THE Cebu International Convention Center (CICC) has been chosen as the venue for the opening ceremony of the 51st International Eucharistic Congress in January 2016, Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma said yesterday.

Posted: September 27th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Palma calls on ‘faithful’ to join


Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma urged the people, including priests, to participate in the Sept. 29 rally organized by the Coalition Against the Pork Barrel System in Cebu City.

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

Palma lays down ‘desiderata’

MANILA — The head of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines yesterday enumerated 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. CBCP president and Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma made this [...]

Posted: July 22nd, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Bishops to elect new officers in 3-day assembly

CBCP iii copy

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) will elect a new set of leaders, including a new president, when it gathers Saturday for the three-day annual plenary assembly.

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

CBCP to Comelec: Answer questions on midterm polls

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

A day after the Commission on Elections admitted that there were “discrepancies” in the random manual audit of ballots, the president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines urged the agency to seriously address questions raised on the conduct of the May 13 polls.

Posted: May 29th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Sainthood not just for Holy Week, Palma tells Cebuanos

Cebuanos should aspire to be saints and not just during Holy Week.

Posted: March 25th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Repent, sacrifice for the common good, faithful urged

Repentance remains a central theme in the Holy Week as Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma urged the faithful to change their ways and focus on sacrifice rather than power.

Posted: March 25th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Palma: Cardinals may choose a young Pope


The Catholic Church needs a young Pope. So was the statement of Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma as cardinals around the world gather next month to elect the successor of resigned Pope Benedict XVI. “The Holy Spirit will guide them (cardinals) and I feel that this time probably the Holy Spirit will inspire them to choose [...]

Posted: February 14th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

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