Law enforcers have come forward confidentially to us, their spiritual leaders, to seek sanctuary, succor and protection.
I am pleased to inform you that after my letter of August 20, 2017 a multi-sectoral dialogue was held on August 25.
As your pastors, we sense the grief, the anguish, the fear, the confusion, even the outrage and the many troubling questions of family members, colleagues, classmates, friends and communities of those who were killed without due process, either as part of our government’s war on drugs or counter-insurgency measures or as plain civilian banditry.
On this feast of St. Augustine, together with other church leaders and dioceses, we express our deep concern for the continued spate of extra-judicial killings that have claimed even young lives and many others without due process.
A letter from His Eminence Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle will be read in all masses (August 20) after communion.
Panawagan sa Bayan ng Diyos sa Archdiocese ng Lingayen Dagupan
Ang gulo ng bayan!
Eid Mubarak! As you end the holy month of Ramadan on the first day of Shawwal, I extend to you my greetings of peace in the Almighty and Merciful God.
As the leader of the Archdiocese of Cotabato, I condemn in the strongest terms possible the wicked desecration of the Catholic Chapel of Malagakit in the parish of Pigcawayan and most especially of the Sacred Hosts that were kept there for the Catholic faithful.
We, Catholic Bishops of Mindanao, address this Statement to every Mindanawon.
Message to the People of Marawi
I pray for the safety of all the hostages. I appeal to the consciences of the hostage-takers not to harm the innocent
Dear People of God in the Diocese of San Carlos, In his encyclical, Laudato Si: On Care for Our Common Home, Pope Francis reminds us that “all Christian communities have an important role to play in ecological education” (LS, 214). Last year Pope Francis continued...