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February 13, 2018 9:59 AM Cebuano Catholics exempted from abstinence for Chinese New Year celebration

CEBU CITY-Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma has granted Cebuano Catholics, especially those of Chinese descent, an exemption or dispensation from the Lenten discipline of abstinence in celebration of the Chinese New Year on Friday. The 67-year-old prelate, in an interview, said the archdiocese understands the value of the celebration for the Chinese community 19

February 3, 2018 10:29 AM Manila Fil-Chi Catholics may eat meat during Chinese New Year, a Friday

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle officiates a mass on Ash Wednesday at the Arzobispado de Manila in Intramuros, Manila on March 1, 2017. For Roman Catholics Ash Wednesday opens the season of Lent, a day devoted to fasting, reconciliation and prayer. (File photo by GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE / Philippine Daily Inquirer) Filipino-Chinese and Chinese Catholics 10

October 13, 2017 5:47 AM Mary, the Lady of Fatima

IT CAN be recalled that on May 13, 1917, the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to three shepherd children - Lucia, Jacinta and Francisco in Fatima, Portugal. For six months on the 13th day of the month, Our Lady, would appear to the children and urged them to pray the rosary for peace and to end the war. Today, October 13, marks the 100th year of miracles 19

May 13, 2017 5:00 PM Fatima apparitions’ centenary chance for conversion – Bishop

MANILA, Philippines - Emeritus Novaliches Bishop Teodoro Bacani on Friday reminded the faithful that now is the time to convert from a life of selfishness, as the world commemorates the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima. In his homily during a mass held at the University of Santo Tomas (UST), Bacani said that the centenary of the world-renowned 9

April 14, 2017 10:25 AM Anti-Duterte or not, Catholics join ‘Penitential Walk for Life’

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle addresses participants of the “Penitential Walk for Life“ at the Manila Cathedral on Good Friday, April 14, 2017. (Photo by JULLIANE LOVE DE JESUS / Hundreds of Catholic faithful joined the Good Friday 5-kilometer “Penitential Walk for Life,” whether or they support President Rodrigo Duterte’s 20

April 13, 2017 9:27 AM Ginebra resumes training Maundy Thursday, Good Friday as penance

With everyone making sacrifices during the Lenten season, Ginebra is also doing penance in its own way. Going against the grain this Holy Week break, coach Tim Cone opted to hold practices for Gin Kings’ on Maundy Thursday and Good Friday at Upper Deck Gym in Pasig. “We have a practice on Thursday and Friday,” said LA Tenorio. “We took a break from Monday 6

November 21, 2016 11:39 PM Pope allows all priests to absolve ‘grave sin’ of abortion

VATICAN CITY — Saying nothing is beyond the reach of God’s mercy, Pope Francis told Catholics worldwide he was allowing all priests to absolve the faithful of abortion — women and health workers alike — even while stressing that it is a grave sin in the eyes of the church to “end an innocent life.” In an Apostolic Letter made public Monday, Francis 11

September 1, 2016 10:12 AM Pope Francis: Message on World Day of Prayer for Creation

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has issued a Message to mark the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation. Taken from the Extraordinary Jubilee Year and his encyclical letter, Laudato si’, the theme of the Holy Father’ Message is: Show mercy to our common home. United with our Orthodox brothers and sisters, and with the support of other Churches and Christian 17

May 25, 2016 12:52 PM Church urged to listen to ‘people of God’ who chose Duterte

DAVAO CITY – The dominant Roman Catholic Church should take a “very, very humble” stance as it is engaged in a word war with presumptive President-elect Rodrigo Duterte. This is the advice of Ateneo de Davao President Fr. Joel Tabora S.J. to the hierarchy of the Filipino clergy as Duterte continued his offensive against the institution. Speaking to reporters 7

April 7, 2016 2:13 PM The Dwyre Chronicles: Pacquiao and Bradley: Nice Guys Finishing First

LAS VEGAS -- Let’s be realistic. The sports Richter Scale reading for Saturday night’s MANNY PACQUIAO - TIM BRADLEY boxing match is about a 3.1. There are a few jiggles of interest, but nothing is falling off shelves. But while you are sweating it out with your favorite baseball team or praying for the right draft choice for your NBA favorites, Pacquiao 10