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Facing death, Sudanese woman relied on her faith

Meriam Ibrahim AP FILE PHOTO

The Sudanese woman imprisoned for refusing to reject Christianity said in a televised interview airing Monday night that she was resolved to keep her faith even if it meant death.

Posted: September 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

40 ‘I do’s’ at Vatican as Pope marries 20 couples

Newly married couples attend a wedding ceremony led by Pope Francis  in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014.  AP

Forty “I do’s” — or “Si” in Italian — have been pronounced in St. Peter’s Basilica as Pope Francis married 20 couples, with one bride already a mother.

Posted: September 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Popemobile won’t be bulletproof, says Tagle


The vehicle which Pope Francis will ride during his three-day visit to the Philippines next year will not be enclosed in bulletproof glass unlike the one used by Pope John Paul II in Manila in 1995, according to Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle.

Posted: September 14th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

Pope says war no way to address injustice

Pope Francis.   AP FILE PHOTO

War is not the way to address injustice, Pope Francis said Sunday, in comments that appeared to distance himself further from any faith-based justification for US airstrikes in Iraq.

Posted: September 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | 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 »