holy thursday - updates

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Cardinal Tagle warns vs cell phone addiction: 'Parang alipin na tayo'

Apr 18, 2019 - 9:05 PM

'Our imprisonments are very subtle,' says Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle on Holy Thursday 2019

BLOWING ON OIL. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle blows on holy oil to bless it during the Chrism Mass at the Manila Cathedral on Holy Thursday, April 19, 2019. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Pope Francis washes feet of Filipino prisoner on Holy Thursday

Mar 30, 2018 - 2:49 PM

For the 4th time in his papacy, Pope Francis chooses to celebrate Holy Thursday in an Italian jail

The death of a subversive

Mar 29, 2018 - 6:56 PM

Our religious observance becomes totally contradictory to what they were supposed to be. I have thought of these questions for a long time now: How can millions of Catholics piously kneel and venerate the cross on Good Friday and at the same time approve that addicts must die because they are a threat to the whole country?

Holy Week 2018: Mass readings for Maundy Thursday

Mar 28, 2018 - 11:06 PM

Here is the set of Mass readings in Catholic churches around the world for Maundy Thursday 2018

Cardinal Tagle to wash feet of Chito Soganub, Demafelis parents

Mar 27, 2018 - 12:05 PM

The Marawi priest rescued from the Maute Group, and the parents of Joanna Demafelis – the OFW found dead in a freezer in Kuwait – will join the Washing of the Feet ritual led by Cardinal Tagle on Holy Thursday

HOLY THURSDAY. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle performs the traditional Washing of the Feet ritual at the Manila Cathedral on Holy Thursday 2017. File photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Tagle to wash feet of ex-drug addicts, police

Apr 01, 2017 - 7:12 PM

Relatives of victims of extrajudicial killings will also join the annual Washing of the Feet ritual to be led by Cardinal Tagle on Holy Thursday

TOP PRELATE. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle is set to wash the feet of 12 people, including former drug addicts and policemen, during the annual 'Washing of the Feet' ritual on April 13, 2017. File photo by Eric Paul Guanlao/Archdiocese of Manila, www.rcam.org

Pope Francis washes asylum seekers' feet

Mar 25, 2016 - 7:30 AM

The Pope says this fraternal gesture sharply contrasts with the gesture of war of destruction committed 3 days ago in a European city

The washing of the feet: A lesson in humility and service

Mar 24, 2016 - 3:17 PM

Pope Francis says the Holy Thursday ceremony is love that is done through service to others

SYMBOL OF SERVICE. This handout picture released by the Vatican press office shows Pope Francis kissing the feet of a young offender after washing them during a Mass at the church of the Casal del Marmo youth prison on the outskirts of Rome as part of the Holy Thursday observance in 2013. Photo by AFP/Osservatore Romano

Bishop's take on 'homily abuse' stirs debate

Apr 11, 2015 - 9:01 AM

Pope Francis himself says a homily should be brief and avoid taking on the semblance of a speech or a lecture

NO TO 'HOMILY ABUSE.' Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas challenges priests to deliver better homilies. File photo courtesy of CBCP News

Pope washes feet of disabled, including elderly Muslim

Apr 18, 2014 - 2:31 AM

We must be servants of each other Pope Francis says

Holy Week reflection: A supper before the last

Apr 17, 2014 - 11:45 AM

As we commemorate the last days of our Lord s life let s ask ourselves: What does Jesus bring out in us?

VIDEO: Tagle on 'service in love'

Mar 29, 2013 - 12:16 PM

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle delivers a moving homily on love that is ready to serve service rooted in love

Pope to prisoners: I'm at your service

Mar 29, 2013 - 8:10 AM

Washing the feet of 12 young prisoners Pope Francis breaks tradition to fulfill his call for the Church to come out of herself

The man whose feet Tagle will wash

Mar 27, 2013 - 6:54 PM

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle will wash the feet of Comelec chair Sixto Brillantes Jr among other election stakeholders on Holy Thursday

Virtual Visita Iglesia in a click

Mar 23, 2013 - 11:45 PM

Rappler s virtual Visita Iglesia allows visitors to tour 14 Philippine churches and do the Stations of the Cross at their own pace

VIRTUAL TOUR. This church in Mahatao, Batanes is one of the churches we will visit during Rappler's virtual Visita Iglesia. Photo by Fung Yu

GMA turns 65, bored 'over-Noynoying'

Apr 05, 2012 - 11:42 AM

On Holy Thursday former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo turns 65 and spends her first birthday under arrest

VMMC BIRTHDAY. Former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, who marks her first birthday under arrest, waves to the media after filing a "not guilty" plea in relation to alleged electoral sabotage last February. AFP/Ted Aljibe

Holy Thursday

Apr 04, 2012 - 9:59 PM

A virtual Visita Iglesia highlights Holy Thursday on Rappler