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True belief leads to respect, peace, pope says at interreligious meeting

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates— In an officially Muslim nation where Christians are welcomed as guest workers and free to worship, Pope Francis urged leaders of the world’s main religions to embrace a broader vision of freedom, justice, tolerance and peace. Addressing the inter-religious Human Fraternity Meeting in Abu Dhabi Feb. 4, Pope Francis said […]


Pope Francis appoints Adalia new administrator of AV Calapan

By JOENALD MEDINA RAYOS CITY OF CALAPAN, Oriental Mindoro – AFTER almost three (3) decades, the Apostolic Vicariate (AV) of Calapan will now be under new pastor, as Pope Francis has appointed a local priest to take temporary charge of the administration of the vicariate for the time being. Taking the post as apostolic administrator […]

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Puso ni Padre Pio, kinakaon na, darating sa Biyernes

STO. TOMAS, Batangas – LUMIPAD na patungong Europa ang rector ng National Shrine of St. Padre Pio, Fr. Joselin “Jojo” Gonda, kasama ang may 62 katao, Setyembre 24,  isang araw matapos ipagdiwang ang ika-50 taon ng kamatayan ng nasabing santo, upang sunduin ang di-naaagnas na puso ni Padre Pio mula sa San Giovanni Rotondo sa […]


Pope brings Bp Antonio back to San Jose as Bp Palang resigns

By JOENALD MEDINA RAYOS SAN JOSE, Occidental Mindoro – POPE Francis has accepted the early resignation Saturday of Bishop Antonio Palang from the pastoral care of the Apostolic Vicariate of San Jose here. The Vatican’s bulletin did not mention why Palang, who is just 71 years old, resigned from the post which he served since 2002. […]