Heeding the Pope’s invitation, we recommend that we will pray together the Lord’s Prayer at 6 o’clock in the evening on March 25.
Circular No. 20-15
March 20, 2020
It is now the time to respond together as a Church with greater seriousness to the potential havoc that a more widespread transmission of this virus can cause on our people.
The Department of Health (DOH) has declared a state of public health emergency in the country.
As the Catholic Church in the Philippines dedicates this year 2020 to “Ecumenism, Interreligious Dialogue and Indigenous Peoples,” we can recall the historical statement signed by Pope Francis and the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Ahmad Al-Tayyeb, the two highest leaders of Christianity and Islam, on February 4, 2019 in Abu Dhabi.
Statement on the Kaliwa Dam
This is not the first time the scenic Taal volcano erupts. It will most certainly not be the last. And throughout its fiery and violent history, it has always taken a toll on human lives and on human well-being.
December 1, 2019 to November 30, 2021
As our celebration of the 500 Years of Christianity in the country is fast approaching, we pay...
[An Appeal and an Invitation]
Our brothers Archbishop Socrates Villegas, Bishop Pablo Virgilio David, Bishop Teodoro Bacani, Jr. and Bishop Honesto Ongtioco are now facing difficult days ahead.
The national news daily, the Philippine Star, today has this front page main news item: PNP FILES SEDITION RAPS VS LENI, OPPOSITION, BISHOPS.
Given the high rate of poverty in the Philippines, the need to manage the environment is paramount. Poverty and environmental degradation mutually reinforce each other.