By Danny Petilla
(Last of a series) TACLOBAN CITY, Philippines—For a few days in November last year, “Stephanie” (not his real name) was living out his dreams and fantasies, enjoying endless binges of sex, drugs and alcohol. A 29-year-old gay man, Stephanie joined a mob of looters that ransacked an automated teller machine (ATM) inside Robinson’s […]
By Tina G. Santos
The Archdiocese of Manila on Friday officially announced the itinerary of Pope Francis when he visits the country in January. The Holy Father will be in the Philippines on January 15-19, 2015 following his apostolic visit to Sri Lanka.
The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has declared Saturday a National Day of Prayer.
An enraged Muslim mob beat a Christian couple to death in Pakistan and burnt their bodies in the brick kiln where they worked on Tuesday for allegedly desecrating a Koran, police said.
Every year, come November 1 and 2, cemeteries all over the country come to life when the living visit their dead in what has come to be known traditionally for Filipinos as All Saints’ and All Souls’ Day.