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Beside church ruins, a new place of worship in Bohol town


Like many of the parishioners here, 67-year-old Amy Ladaga felt her heart tear to pieces when she saw the devastation on their church caused by the 7.2-magnitude earthquake last year.

Posted: October 14th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Cardinal Tagle hopes others will help the homeless too


No roof above their heads, no shelter from the storm. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle has raised concerns over the country’s homeless as he led the recent groundbreaking for a Catholic Church-funded housing project in Barangay (village) Muzon, San Jose del Monte City, Bulacan.

Posted: September 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Nationalist church marks 112th year

A wooden image of Virgen ng Balintawak at the National Church of Iglesia Filipina Independiente (Aglipayan Church).  VAUGHN ALVIAR

In the dream, the Virgin Mary wears the balintawak (a native dress of Filipino women) while the Child Jesus is a Katipunero, a bolo on his side and one hand holding a banner with the prayer: “Ama, sumilang nawa ang aming pagsasarili.” (Father, we pray for the birth of our independence.)

Posted: August 4th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Historic Chinese church gutted by fire

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A fire largely destroyed one of China’s oldest churches early Monday, state media reported, gutting the inside of the late 19th century structure.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Police in China remove church’s cross

In this photo taken July 15, 2014, Pastor Tao Chongyin, left speaks with church member Fan Liang'an in front of the Wuxi Christian Church with the words "Church of Jesus" in red in Longwan, Wenzhou in eastern China's Zhejiang province. AP File photo.

Hundreds of police took down a church’s cross in eastern China early Monday amid a crackdown on church buildings in a coastal region where thousands of people are embracing Christianity.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »