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Italian priest blames earthquakes on gay unions

Nov 05, 2016 - 9:59 PM

The Vatican issues a stinging rebuke saying the idea of a vengeful God is a pagan vision dating from the pre Christian era

DESTROYED BASILICA. A picture shows the destroyed Basilica of St Benedict in the historic center of Norcia, on October 31, 2016, a day after a 6.6 magnitude earthquake hit central Italy. Photo by Alberto Pizzoli/ AFP

From Paul VI to Francis, theme in PH visits continues

Jan 08, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle says the first papal visit of Paul VI bears similarities to Francis upcoming trip next week

'MERCY, COMPASSION.' Pope Francis blesses a child as he visits Varginha favela ('shanty town') in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil on July 25, 2013. File photo by Antonio Lacerda/EPA

Pope asks forgiveness for child sex abuse by priests

Apr 11, 2014 - 9:11 PM

It is personal moral damage carried out by men of the Church and we will not take one step backward Pope Francis says

FIRST VISIT TO HOLY LAND. Pope Francis will make a pilgrimage to the Holy Land from May 24 to 26. File photo by Filippo Monteforte / AFP

Bishops, monsignors swap sermons for 'selfies'

Jan 27, 2014 - 12:36 PM

For some of the Philippines most powerful clergymen stepping off the pulpit and into cyberspace felt impossibly daunting until they took their first selfies and posted them on Facebook

GOING SOCIAL. Bishop Buenaventura Famadico of San Pablo, Laguna, checks his Facebook account on his tablet at the Pope Pius XII Catholic Center in Manila, 22 January 2014. Noel Celis/AFP

Tagle: Youth want happy, not judgmental Church

Oct 28, 2013 - 3:34 PM

The Manila archbishop dances with people and exudes joy