Bishop lays out plan for Fr. Chito’s recovery

A Catholic bishop said Fr. Teresito “Chito” Suganob would undergo a post-captivity reintegration process, as he hopes for the priest’s complete recovery and resume...

Saint Vincent de Paul: Founder of Congregation of the Missions

The patron of all charitable work throughout the Catholic world, a title bestowed on him by Pope Leo XIII, died on September 27, 1660....

Immigrant hurricane victims turn to churches amid fear

HOUSTON—Immigrants came from across Houston to a Baptist church gymnasium and stacked dollies with boxes of cereal, orange juice and household necessities, like cleaning...

CBCP to faithful: Participate in 40-day prayer campaign vs EJK

A pastoral letter from the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) dated September 12 began by lamenting the untimely deaths of Kian de...

Saint Robert Bellarmine, bishop and doctor

By Corazon Damo-Santiago Robert BeLlarmine lived a life of poverty and simplicity despite the luxury in his work settings as professor in the University of...

OMF Lit marks 60th yr with 36 new books at Manila...

Christian publishing house OMF Literature celebrates its 60th anniversary this year with the launch of 20 new original and 16 new republished titles at...

70 years after Pakistan-India split, Sikhs search for home

PESHAWAR, Pakistan—Radesh Singh’s grandfather was just 11 years old when he left his village in India’s Punjab province to move to Peshawar, in the...

Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, Abbot, Doctor of the Church

Bernard of Clairvaux, a contemplative activist, is one of the most powerful and influential figure of the High Middle Ages (1001-1300). Having influenced tremendously...

Church hopes for return of stolen head, hands of Our Lady...

The longing is never far away. But neither is the hope. More than four decades after a thief left a statue of Our Lady...

Social media as tool for building trust, hope

Archbishop of Manila Luis Antonio G. Cardinal Tagle called on mass-media workers to use social communication as a tool for building trust and hope...

Evangelical Trump supporters want meeting with Pope Francis

NEW YORK—Evangelical supporters of President Donald J. Trump recently requested a meeting with Pope Francis over a recent critical article in a Vatican-vetted journal....

2017’s biggest BEC event focuses on marriage, family

KORONADAL, South Cotabato—The Diocese of Marbel hosted on August 5 what is, by far, the largest gathering to celebrate the Year of the Parish...

Saint Hippolytus, priest and martyr; Saint Pontian, pope and martyr

The Lord founded his universal church—the Catholic Church—upon Simon Peter. “Thou art Peter and upon this rock I will build my church and the...

Nuncio praises Filipinos’ faith amid disasters as he bid farewell

The outgoing Papal Nuncio Archbishop Giuseppe Pinto said the Filipinos’ deep faith and resilience in the wake of Supertyphoon Yolanda (international code name Haiyan)...

Feast of the Transfiguration

The word metamorphosis comes from the Greek word metemorphothe, which means a striking alteration in appearance, character or circumstance. August 6, the 218th day in...

Marian pilgrims to visit oldest, heritage churches in Pangasinan

Marian devotees, joining the pilgrimage of Green Faith Travels in Pangasinan on October 21, will visit and pray at four of the country’s oldest...

Grateful for 50 Years

Church goers frequenting St. Alphonsus Mary de Liguori Parish have noticed a flurry of activities these months all leading to the golden anniversary celebration...

Church launches campaign for toys for Marawi children

The Catholic Church’s social-action arm has launched a campaign to help put a smile back on faces of the children of Marawi City. The toy...

Pope donates for drought, conflict-stricken East Africa

ROME—As an unprecedented gesture, Pope Francis has donated €25,000 to the United Nations (UN) Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) efforts supporting people facing food...

The Ignatian Spirituality

"Receive, Lord, all my liberty, my memory, my understanding and my whole will.... Give me only your love and your grace. With this I...