By Jocelyn R. Uy
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.
Cebuanos should aspire to be saints and not just during Holy Week.
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.
By Ador Vincent S. Mayol
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 [...]
TRUE love waits. As the world celebrates Valentine’s Day today, Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma reminded people about the real essence of love.
CEBU Archbishop Jose Palma advised young people to value their dignity and be careful of “temptations” in the wake of the sex video scandal involving a female college student. He said he would leave it to the “wisdom of the school administrators” of the Catholic university to handle the case. “We know that youth is [...]
By Christian V. Esguerra
Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma told reporters on Wednesday he would not allow pulpits in his archdiocese to be used in the campaign in the elections next year against lawmakers who voted for the reproductive health (RH) bill.
By Jhunnex Napallacan
Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma, who just arrived from Vietnam, expressed sadness the Reproductive Health bill was approved, but said he would not allow the pulpit to be used in the campaign against the law’s supporters. “I feel sad because some people and many of the legislators have the belief that anything they legislate is for [...]
Catholics are encouraged to closely monitor and continue praying for the enlightenment of the lawmakers as the House of Representatives are expected to vote on whether to enact the controversial Reproductive Health Bill into law this week.
By Ador Vincent Mayol
Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma poured sacred oil on a bare altar table, burned incense and added a piece of the bone of St. Therese of the Child Jesus as a treasure of the newest church dedicated to St. Pedro Calungsod.
By Ador Vincent Mayol
Prayer, mercy and God’s love. These pastoral themes spoken by Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma were typical for a Mass but his presence yesterday afternoon in a shrine in Talisay City gave it a special meaning. Palma celebrated Mass in an altar surrounded by members of the Societas Angeli Pacis or Society of the Angel of [...]
Despite scaling down the templete to be built in the South Road Properties (SRP), the Cebu Archdiocese has “all the resources it needs” in hosting the Thanksgiving Mass for the canonization of the Blessed Pedro Calungsod this November.
THE Cebu Archdiocese sponsored a recollection to members of the Cebu media community in fulfillment of its duty to “provide pastoral guidance.”