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'My classmate who told me that he voted for Duterte after a process of discernment was most likely influenced by regionalism rather than the Holy Spirit'
Israel's media watchdog accuses the network of seeking to target Jews with Christian content
'In congregations around the Philippines, women are enjoined to be submissive to their husbands. The Filipino translation is more forceful: magpasakop sa asawa.'
'Calling our aid charity posits a hierarchy between you and the ones you choose to help'
We speak with Mela Habijan, who is both a trans woman and a Catholic. How does she reconcile the two?
'It was traumatic and deeply offensive, in the sense that something sacred was being misused for a political gesture,' Washington's Episcopal Bishop Mariann Budde says
'It is easy for anyone to call on protest if he has the social safety nets when social unrest arises. But what about the poor?'
Laudato Si' has become one of the most influential social encyclicals that has been released by a pope
This discussion may shake your faith or make it stronger. Historian Leloy Claudio questions the tenets of some religions with Jayeel Cornelio and Rico Villanueva.
'There was in Pope John Paul II a natural ability to recognize the person behind the veneer of social status, physical ailment, religious membership, ethnicity, or economic class and see her as someone worthy of respect'
'Some Christians today say that Jesus had nothing to do with politics. He criticized religious leaders but not the political ones, they reason. But this is a distorted reading of the Bible.'
A young woman talks about how she left her faith and hopes her mother would still accept her despite that
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Millions of Filipinos plan to endure crushing crowds security threats and stormy weather to get close to the Pope
We must be servants of each other Pope Francis says
Lingayen Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas says the Philippines cannot move on if it ignores God
Full text of the pastoral exhortation of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines after its bi annual plenary assembly
If in the pursuit of private interest money has taken over life and is able in importance to push God into a corner money has become an idol the CBCP says