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Conscience best place to visit during Lent: Archbishop Villegas

Conscience best place to visit during Lent: Archbishop Villegas

Many people today are no longer in touch with their conscience, so this Holy Week, they must make time to be alone and listen to their inner feelings.

Calungsod inspires youth to become missionaries

Calungsod inspires youth to become missionaries

Organized by the Diocesan Youth Commission, the SPCIY aims to form young people to become “missionaries of the New Evangelization.”

Jais raid prompts Bible society move out from Selangor

Jais raid prompts Bible society move out from Selangor

BSM president Lee Min Choon said yesterday that the move was needed as the federal administrative centre, Putrajaya, offered better protection to religious minorities.

Archbishop of Yangon calls for an Easter of reconciliation

Archbishop of Yangon calls for an Easter of reconciliation

Archbishop Bo pointed out the new democratic season, the new freedom of opinion and expression and the new openness to civil society as reasons for hope, calling them "signs of the resurrection".

Lent of solidarity with the poor in Bùi Chu

Lent of solidarity with the poor in Bùi Chu

More than 500 people, Catholic and non-Catholic, living on the edges of society benefited from the various initiatives.

Government puts priest who defends Tamils in

Government puts priest who defends Tamils in "terrorists" list

The list also included the British Tamil Forum, the Canadian Tamil Congress and the Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam.

International Commission of Jurists criticise Sharia

International Commission of Jurists criticise Sharia

The new Penal Code includes archaic sanctions such as flogging and stoning to death, some applicable to non-Muslims also.

Stand by Haiyan survivors: Bishop Iñiguez

Stand by Haiyan survivors: Bishop Iñiguez

A known champion of the poor and the oppressed, Bishop Iñiguez delivered the message during Holy Mass ahead of a protest rally in support of Haiyan survivors at Plaza Miranda on Tuesday.

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