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Church continues to aid Nepal victims

Church continues to aid Nepal victims

“The Christian witness in Nepal today passes through the works of mercy and compassion for people who have lost everything,” Fr. Bogati said.

Verbal match aside, Vatican working toward formal ties with China

Verbal match aside, Vatican working toward formal ties with China

The statement seems likely to antagonize Beijing, which officially tolerates only government-appointed bishops and churches.

Phil faith leaders’ meet to tackle climate change

Phil faith leaders’ meet to tackle climate change

Organizers said the meeting aims to develop interfaith unity and action on common local and national climate change challenges.

Davao archdiocese to revive community radio

Davao archdiocese to revive community radio

“And that is good news for the local Church and the faithful,” said Archbishop Romulo Valles.

Phil Church launches ‘zero hunger bill’ petition

Phil Church launches ‘zero hunger bill’ petition

Archbishop Tirona said they are also coordinating with other civic-minded groups for the passage of the Bill.

Pope calls on Chinese Catholics for their allegiance

Pope calls on Chinese Catholics for their allegiance

"Ask Mary to help Catholics in China... to live spiritually united to the rock of Peter on which the Church is built," the pontiff said.

Oldest Marian image in Phil visits red light district

Oldest Marian image in Phil visits red light district

The Nuestra Señora de Guía (Our Lady of Guidance) of Ermita enjoys the distinction of being the country’s oldest, marking its 444 years recently.

Bishops laud Philippines welcoming Rohingya refugees

Bishops laud Philippines welcoming Rohingya refugees

Archbishop Villegas said that it was a saddening fact that some countries in our Southeast Asian region have turned these refugees away, refusing them the comfort of even just a temporary stay.

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