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In order to contain the spread of the disease, Iran has taken various restrictive measures, without ever imposing a lockdown or quarantine
We can rebuild from the ruins. We can rebuild with one another.
We can surely speak of Easter even in the midst of this crisis, but dare we not speak of Easter if this pandemic does not change us
We participate in Christ's resurrection if we desire not just to be saved from COVID-19 but to help in saving people from this disease
For those who have faith, death is not the end of life but marks the beginning of another journey. It is when life is transformed, and all of life’s sorrows are converted into a passage into another realm.
Beyond this pandemic and unto life everlasting, may our only regret and sadness be that we have not loved enough
We are called by God to uphold justice and protect the least, the last, and the lost during this time of crisis
Bishop Pablo Virgilio David draws Holy Week reflections from a recent Rappler report about a COVID-19 frontliner who herself contracted the dreaded disease
There is goodness everywhere now even in the middle of great sadness. And there is so much faith and full dependence on the One who sees everything.
This quarantine invites us to celebrate Passover as God originally commanded it. Stay inside. Let God be God as He passes by.
Let us not focus on the suffering, but on what we can do to alleviate it
Today, we are challenged by John in his letter: 'We know love by this, that he laid down his life for us—and we ought to lay down our lives for one another'
We cannot and must not escape this reality of uncertainty. We have to face it, pray over it, and wrestle with it – and perhaps let go of the need to know why.
It was like God was telling me: 'Kirk, you guys claim that your business is about me, that everything you do is for me. Put your money where your mouth is.'
It is clearly not the powerful and influential in society that we must attend to but those who are weak and vulnerable
The Bible offers comforting answers to questions we have in this time of global pandemic
St Pauls Philippines takes pilgrims rendered homebound by COVID-19 to a virtual Visita Iglesia of the ancient churches of the Archdiocese of Nueva Segovia in Ilocos Sur
Proclaim our coming victory over this pandemic, a victory only possible if we don't give up on ourselves, if we don't give up on each other, if we don't give up on God
Even if we are isolated, thought and spirit can go far with the creativity of love. This is what we need today: the creativity of love.
St Pauls Philippines takes the faithful through the Way of the Cross in Tagudin, Ilocos Sur
A spiritual teacher, Eckhart Tolle, gives us a piece of advice to overcome negative emotions: Live in the now
We must have the courage to declare with hope: We are Christians. We believe in happy endings. If it’s not yet happy, then it’s not yet the end.
Good Friday may have come too soon for us, but in hope we will experience Easter
‘We pray that this land, Islamic City of Marawi, will be handed back to us peacefully’
Baguio City Hall also puts in place stricter security measures
Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle makes the call as several bishops and priest are subject to ‘persecution and false accusations’ by government
'Huwag tayong matakot na tumayo sa ating pananampalataya, ipaglaban natin ito at lalo nating paigtingin ang ating pagmamahal sa ating Panginoon,' Fr Jay de Leon says
'We are showing the world that we Filipino Muslims and Christians are one,' says Imam Council of the Philippines Chairman Aleem Said Basher
'Hindi na tayo tatahimik at hindi lang manindigan kundi sama-sama tayong manindigan,' says Manila Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo
If we don't care for each other, 'we will be sowing seeds of violence,' says Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle in his homily for the New Year's Eve mass
The Pope also says that access 'to safe drinkable water is a basic and universal human right' and deplored that for many it was 'difficult if not impossible'
'We want to believe that you do not rejoice in their death. But there are so many of them,' Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle tells God in public prayer
Catholics can observe this day of prayer and penance anywhere, says Bishop Pablo Virgilio David. He says prayers can also be offered for 'advocates of fake news.'
Have we forgotten that the Eucharist was really for him (and for the potential Judases that we all can turn into)?
Layunin ng Quiapo Church na pagyamanin ang pananampalataya ng mga deboto ng Itim na Nazareno
This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world
Current and former lawmakers religious leaders and advocates will lead the call for peace and respect for human rights amidst the rising tide of terrorism martial rule and impunity that threatens to rip the nation apart
You cannot imagine what prayer can do CBCP president Lingayen Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas says
Jon Bon Jovi sits among the wedding guests and surprises them with a performance of Livin on a Prayer
Here are photos of how Indonesians celebrate Idul Fitri
Life like Ramadan is also about movements toward the right direction: to continuously change for survival
This oratio imperata or obligatory prayer comes as the Philippines prepares to usher in a new set of leaders on June 30
The season 11 runner up belts out her rendition of Celine Dion s hit finishing off a medley by past Idol contestants
Kanye releases his song Ultralight Prayer on SoundCloud
They also try to burn copies of the Koran as tensions escalate
Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle slams a ‘throwaway culture’ that victimizes the poor as a water crisis threatens thousands of Metro Manila households
We cannot represent the Philippines in the international court but we can certainly represent the Philippines before God reelected CBCP head Archbishop Socrates Villegas says
An upbeat Manny Pacquiao hosts a prayer service a day after his unanimous decision loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr
The President says his spiritual adviser has counseled him to have some ‘quiet time ’ which he has not had for a while