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Cardinal Tagle on Nazareno: 'Siya ang humahawak sa atin'

Jan 09, 2016 - 7:12 AM

Hindi ka pabigat Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle says in a homily for devotees of the Black Nazarene

SOURCE OF HOPE. Filipino devotees jostle to reach a statue of the Black Nazarene during a procession in Manila, Philippines, on January 9 2015. File photo by Francis Malasig/EPA

Manaoag: Why Filipinos cry before 'Apo Baket'

Feb 22, 2015 - 5:19 PM

Described as a people s Catholicism popular piety as seen in Manaoag manifests a thirst for God which only the simple and poor can know

'APO BAKET.' It's the name devotees use to call the Lady of the Rosary of Manaoag, whose centuries-old image is displayed at Manaoag Basilica in Pangasinan. Photo by Tony Rivera

Tagle on Manaoag Basilica: 'With honor comes mission'

Feb 19, 2015 - 4:49 PM

The Manila archbishop says We see God in the basilica but do we see God in our neighbors – the hungry the thirsty the naked the homeless the prisoners?

HIGH-RANKING. Cardinals Luis Antonio Tagle, Orlando Quevedo, and Gaudencio Rosales lead the Mass for the proclamation of Manaoag Shrine, Pangasinan, as a basilica. Photo by Vanie Fontanilla