"The joys and the hopes, the griefs and the anxieties…especially of those who are poor or in any way afflicted, these are the joys and hopes, the griefs and anxieites of the followers of Christ," (Gaudium et Spes, #1). Life is sacred! "YOU SHALL NOT KILL!" (Ex. 20:13)...
It has been seven years since Super Typhoon Haiyan or Yolanda came our way. Despite the pandemic we are going through, we still have fresh memories of the horrors we went through last November 8, 2013 and the painful months and years after.
In a documentary film entitled FRANCESCO that premiered in Italy last week, an old interview with Pope Francis conducted in Spanish appeared where he said the following:
Pastoral Message on the occasion of the 25th National Seafarers Sunday 27 September 2020 In celebration of our National Seafarers Sunday, on behalf of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines, let me express our gratitude for the services and sacrifices of...
September 21, 2020 Feast of Saint Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist Circular 2020-33 RE: All Saint's-All Souls' Day Reverend Fathers: It is evident and to be expected that like the Lenten and Easter seasons, our observance of All Saints-All Souls Days will be...
A few weeks ago, the mayors of Metro Manila came out with a resolution to
close the public cemeteries from October 31 to November 3 this year to avoid
large crowds congregating and thus spread the Corona 19 virus.
Remember our dear students, study from home is our salvation, our formation and our work.
The country is once again in the throes of dealing with the specter of death penalty as both the House of Representatives and the Senate are now preparing for its immediate reimposition as a State policy.
The Presidential late-night address did not respond well to the collective cry of our Medical Health Workers—an appeal to declare the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) protocol for the Greater Manila Area to address the growing infections of COVID-19.
We ask “why?” and “why now?” Do we really need it? With this unprecedented and tumultuous time of Covid-19 pandemic, our priority is to instill hope and foster healing of our people, recovery of our economy and rebuilding of livelihood.
We stand against the imposition of Death Penalty. Why? First and foremost, life is a precious gift from God.
Amid a global health crisis, unjust killings across the country continue. We, sadly, must admit that it is unlikely for our government to use its power to stop this, because from the very start of the Duterte administration, it is officially endorsed.