CBCP Statements

New Year’s Message

Greetings on the eighth and last day of the blessed octave of the Solemnity of the Nativity of our Lord, Christmas. Today we celebrate the Solemnity of Mary, the Mother of God. Mary gave birth to Jesus, the eternal Son of the Father who is truly her son according to the flesh. She is the Mother of God.

On the Support for the Victims of the Storm Vinta

Greetings during the blessed octave of the Feast of Christmas! As I recently wrote to you about the tragedy of the tropical cyclone Urduja, that storm was followed by the storm Vinta that cut through Mindanao and left over 200 dead, tens of thousands homeless, and...

CBCP PASTORAL EXHORTATION

On the Occasion of the Opening of the 2018 Year of the Clergy and Consecrated Persons
First Sunday of Advent, 03 December 2017

Invitation to Start the Healing

Our Catholic bishops in the Philippines appealed for a season of mourning and prayers for the dead from September 23 until November 1 this year

We laud the gallantry of our soldiers

Once more, CBCP is the hapless victim of fake news. Going viral on social media is a “report” that the CBCP regrets the killing of Messrs. Hapilon and Maute.

LORD HEAL OUR LAND

Our brothers and sisters in Christ: Kian, Carl, Reynaldo…they were young boys, enjoying life, loving sons of parents who doted on them.

THANK YOU!

Message delivered by Archbishop Socrates B. Villegas at the Opening Session of the CBCP Plenary Assembly last July 8, 2017

#Pray for Marawi

Father Chito Suganob and others were in the Cathedral of Our Lady Help of Christians when members of the Maute fighting group forced their way into the Cathedral, taking with them Fr. Chito and others as hostages. They have threatened to kill the hostages if the government forces unleashed against them are not recalled.

Pray for Marawi

The CBCP is alarmed by reports that ISIS flags now flutter over Marawi. We are fully aware that most Muslims are peace-loving. Salam is a greeting of peace. We are also aware that ISIS has claimed responsibility for many of the atrocities in territories they have occupied elsewhere in the world.