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May 2, 2011 11:44 PM

Pakistani Christians could suffer a backlash after the death of 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden a former head of the Catholic Church in the country told today.

May 2, 2011 02:04 PM

VATICAN CITY, MAY 1, 2011 ( More than 1 million pilgrims participated in the most crowded beatification in history today in Rome.

April 29, 2011 04:05 PM

The Chrism Mass is celebrated every Holy Thursday to call to mind the day Christ instituted the Holy Eucharist and the Sacrament of Orders. Held at the Naga Metropolitan Cathedral last April 21, 2011 at seven o'clock in the morning, what is central to this solemn yet festive occasion is the renewal of vows by the clergy, in the presence of their Bishop and the faithful.

April 25, 2011 11:16 PM

Tradition seems to have won out over Church teachings in the observance of Holy Week in the Philippines.

April 20, 2011 01:38 AM

Evangelization has always been the mission of the Church. The call to evangelize first given to us by Christ requires that we proclaim the word of God using every means of communication including radio, television and internet.

April 19, 2011 05:34 PM

Quezon City, April 18, 2011―On Good Friday, the Dominican Province of the Philippines (DPP) will continue its tradition of preaching during the Holy Week with the longest-running Lenten program on Philippine TV— the Siete Palabras (Seven Last Words), with the theme, “Ang Pasyong Mahal sa Buhay ni Juan.”

April 19, 2011 05:20 PM

MANILA, April 18, 2011―Filipino health personnel may have varied reasons in opting to stay in war torn Libya, but a Tripoli prelate lauded their presence there as a shining witness of Christian commitment in serving the needy.

April 19, 2011 03:12 PM

President Benigno Aquino said yesterday he is willing to risk excommunication from the Catholic Church rather than scrap the Responsible Parenthood (RP) Bill.

April 19, 2011 10:26 AM

WASHINGTON, D.C., APRIL 18, 2011 ( Citing a prevalent lack of catechesis since the 1970s, Cardinal Donald Wuerl says that a bishop's role as teacher is particularly essential today, as there is a whole generation with "little solid intellectual formation in their faith."

April 18, 2011 11:07 AM

VATICAN CITY, APRIL 17, 2011 ( Accompanied by thousands of pilgrims waiving palms in memory of Christ's triumphant entry into Jerusalem, Benedict XVI today asked if the symbolism of today's liturgy is merely a "ritual" and a "quaint custom."

April 13, 2011 07:40 AM

CEAP Statement on House Resolution 1135

April 5, 2011 03:42 PM

Apostleship of Prayer(AP), under the leadership of Ret. Judge Novelita Llaguno, held Lenten Recollections for its members with Wilmer S. Tria as speaker. Fr. Tria is AP’s Archdiocesan Spiritual Director.

April 1, 2011 09:43 PM

MANILA, March 31, 2011— A Catholic archbishop has opposed calls to allow the burial of former President Ferdinand Marcos at the Heroes’ Cemetery.

April 1, 2011 08:15 PM

VIRAC, Catanduanes, March 30, 2011―The Commission on Family Life Education and Youth apostolate (CFLEYA) of Virac diocese recently led a multi-sectoral rally calling for “respect for the dignity of life which begins from conception.”

March 25, 2011 12:57 PM

MANILA, March 23, 2011— Outgoing Papal nuncio to the Philippines Archbishop Edward Joseph Adams bid farewell to the Filipino prelates yesterday preparatory to assuming his new position in Greece.

March 25, 2011 12:54 PM

MANILA, March 23, 2011―The number of annulment of marriages in the Philippines rose by more than 40% over the past ten years, according to the Office of the Solicitor General. From 2001, the country had 4,520 cases and 8,282 in 2010. This brings a daily average of at least 22 cases filed every day.

March 25, 2011 12:34 PM

Rev. Fr. Mario Gaite, Parish Priest of the Immaculate Conception Parish, celebrated his 25th Sacerdotal Anniversary last 19 March 2011 during the Solemnity of St. Joseph.

March 22, 2011 12:51 AM

ROME, March 17, 2011 (CNA).- The Superior General of the Society of Jesus, Spanish priest Fr. Adolfo Nicolas, recently sent a letter to Jesuits worldwide, announcing a revision to the order's General Curia.

March 22, 2011 12:46 AM

MANILA, March 21, 2011— At least two Catholic bishops urged lawmakers to use their pork barrel funds in the repatriation of overseas Filipino workers caught in armed conflicts abroad.

March 16, 2011 05:03 AM

MANILA, March 15, 2011— Metro Manila’s Catholic bishops are hoping to use their influence to raise awareness about the alleged risk of a birth control measure.

March 16, 2011 05:00 AM

VATICAN, March 12, 2011 (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Benedict XVI expressed his solidarity with the dead and their families in Japan, as the Japanese Church makes quick plans for relief efforts following a deadly earthquake and tsunami.

March 16, 2011 04:42 AM

MANILA, March 14, 2011--Tragedies are a wakeup call to repentance, a retired Catholic archbishop said in the wake of the killer quake and consequent tsunami that hit Japan.