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Catholics prepare for Lord’s coming

Advent wreath. JIMMY HILARIO

The Catholic Church began Sunday the four-week preparation for the coming of Jesus Christ on Christmas with the celebration of the first day of Advent.

Posted: November 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Veil believed to have imprint of Christ’s face arriving in PH

The "Veronica's Veil", a mysterious icon that many believe shows the face of Christ is pictured, 26 August 2006 in Manoppello, in the Holy Face Santuary, a monastery in the Abruzzo region east of Rome. Pope Benedict XVI will make a pilgrimage to the monastery to visit the icon, said by locals to be a piece of cloth that St Veronica used to mop Jesus' brow on his walk to the Cross and which later assumed his image.

Filipino Catholics will have a chance to venerate a piece of cloth bearing what the faithful believe is an original imprint of the face of Jesus Christ.

Posted: September 6th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

China tries 5 cult members for murder

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Five people went on trial Thursday for allegedly beating a woman to death in a McDonald’s outlet in eastern China after they unsuccessfully tried to recruit her into their cult, a court said.

Posted: August 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Tagle: Christ’s resurrection a message of hope to faithful

Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle

Jesus has risen. And with His resurrection comes hope, along with a warning.

Posted: April 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

How other faiths in PH observe Holy Week

Filipino devotee Ruben Enaje shouts in pain as he stays nailed to a cross to re-enact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ in San Pedro Cutud village, Pampanga province, northern Philippines on Friday, April 18, 2014. AP

The Aglipayan Church, officially the Iglesia Filipina Independiente (IFI) or the Philippine Independent Church, follows the same Holy Week observance as the Roman Catholic Church, according to Rev. Fr. Terry Revollido, rector of the Aglipay Central Theological Seminary.

Posted: April 20th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »