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Pavilion for 15,000 int’l delegates to rise in seminary backyard in Mabolo, Cebu City


Cebu will have a new landmark for the 2016 international Catholic congress that organizers hope Pope Francis will attend.

Posted: January 5th, 2014 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Palma: Rise and walk

Despite the disasters that rocked the country this year, the faithful must still rejoice, Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma said during the Christmas Eve Mass at the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral.

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

Entrust yourselves to Mary — Palma

Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma yesterday consecrated the entire Philippines to Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, the principal patroness of the country. Amid the recent calamities that wreaked havoc in the Visayas, Palma urged the people not to despair but to entrust themselves to Mary. “Even with all the calamities, the feast of Mary gives [...]

Posted: December 10th, 2013 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Palma launches int’l congress

It’s still 26 months away, but preparations for the International Eucharistic Congress (IEC) kicked off yesterday with the Archdiocese of Cebu’s launching of the big event to be held in Cebu City from January 24 to 31, 2016. Hundreds of people walked with the Blessed Sacrament or the Body of Christ which was placed in [...]

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

Pedro templete site still OK for 2016 congress


Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has spoken to Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma yesterday morning to assure the prelate that the vicinity of the San Pedro Calungsod shrine at the South Road Properties (SRP) will still be made available as a venue for the 2016 International Eucharistic Congress. Rama said he did not want Palma to [...]

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

‘Pray more to God’

WITH Cebu being battered by an earthquake and a supertyphoon, Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal said he’s praying that the Lord will pardon the sins of people and spare the nation from another calamity. His successor, Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma urged the faithful to help and empathize with victims of calamities. “It is when [...]

Posted: November 17th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Metro Cebu parishes to help storm-battered churches

Metro Cebu parishes will help churches in northern Cebu churches ravaged by supertyphoon Yolanda. Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma held an emergency meeting with the different committees of the Archdiocese of Cebu to map out how they are going to help at least 20 parishes in Northern Cebu. “We have agreed to have a mutual aid [...]

Posted: November 12th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »


CEBUANA NO. 2 IN THERAPIST BOARD   ABIGAIL Villarin Soroño of Cebu Doctors’ University ranked 2nd in the October 2013 Respiratory Therapist Licensure Examination, the Professional Regulation Commission announced yesterday. Soroño garnered a rating of 84 percent and shared the rank with Rinaliza Patting Bogsulen of Pines City College. Roderick Macababbad Tumanguil of Emilio Aguinaldo [...]

Posted: November 6th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Palma urges interfaith unity amid disaster


CEBU Archbishop Jose Palma yesterday urged people to unite in order to meet the challenges brought about by the Oct. 15 earthquake.

Posted: October 19th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Cebu archdiocese reshuffles clergy

CEBU Archbishop Jose Palma recently ordered the reshuffling of over 50 parochial vicars or assistant priests in the entire archdiocese. Palma advised the priests to avoid grander receptions to live up to the simplicity that Pope Francis wanted members of the clergy to practice. “As your archbishop, may I encourage everyone that the transfer would [...]

Posted: October 9th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

5,000 join anti-pork march in Cebu City

Members of the militant group Abolish Pork Movement demonstrate their disgust at the House of Representatives. INQUIRER FILE PHTO / MARIANNE BERMUDEZ

At least 5,000 joined a prayer-rally to press for the abolition of pork barrel system in the handling of government funds, and the resignation of all officials involved in the scam.

Posted: September 29th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Cebu archbishop endorses rally against pork barrel

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

Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma has declared support for the Sept. 29 rally demanding the abolition of the pork barrel of legislators in what could boost turnout following the low number in last week’s protest action.

Posted: September 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

CBCP: Pork barrel act of terror vs poor

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

Warning that government corruption was “a growing social cancer,” the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) in a pastoral letter on Thursday condemned as immoral and an “act of terrorism” against the poor the legislators’ pork barrel system and the “politics of patronage” that it promoted.

Posted: September 6th, 2013 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

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