Palma: SK officials must remain independent

Futch Anthony Inso 05/26/2018

WHILE veteran government officials can guide Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) officials, they must not in any way influence the decisions of these young leaders. Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma gave this reminder just as SK officials are set to…

Banzon wants reinstatement; Palma will accept him

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 05/25/2018

LIKE a good father to his son, Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma reached out to suspended priest Fr. Oscar Banzon, asking the latter to see him, should he wish to return to active ministry. Banzon was suspended from…

Palma says path back to active ministry for Fr. Banzon not easy

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 05/25/2018

Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma has sent a word to defeated barangay captain, Fr. Oscar Banzon, to personally meet with him to discuss about his plan to return to the priesthood. Palma instructed the episcopal vicar in north…

Palma asks priest-aspirant to make a decision

Fe Marie Dumaboc 05/13/2018

“MAKE up your mind.” This was the advise of Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma to Fr. Oscar Banzon who decided to seek reelection as barangay captain in Kawit, Medellin town, 115 kilometers north of Cebu City. Palma said…

Palma to electorate: Shun vote-buying

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Fe Marie Dumaboc and Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/08/2018

SIX days before the elections, Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma reminded the electorate to vote according to their conscience, not because of money or personal affiliations. “Exercising our right to vote is a sacred duty. And so we…

Palma urges Filipinos to vote according to conscience

Ador Vincent Mayol 05/08/2018

CEBU CITY–Six days before the elections, Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma reminded the electorate to vote according to their conscience, not because of money or personal affiliations. “Exercising our right to vote is a sacred duty. And so…

Palma: Reflect on faith, pray

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 03/28/2018

THOUGH the Holy Week offers a four-day break for most Cebu-based faithful, Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma said it should also be a time for reflection. “Unta (Hopefully), we change our attitude. There is a time for vacation…

Palma reminds faithful: Lent is not time for vacation

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 03/28/2018

Instead of traveling for vacation or leisure, the Holy Week should be a period for Catholics to engage in a spiritual journey with Christ, the Church leader said. Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma reminded the Catholic faithful that…

Who do congressmen really represent? – Arch. Jose Palma

Ador Vincent S. Mayol and Nestle L. Semilla 03/21/2018

DIVORCE BILL Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma expressed disappointment over the House of Representatives’ approval of a bill which seeks to legalize absolute divorce and dissolution of marriage in the country. The head of the country’s biggest archdiocese…

Palma to priests: Rediscover the joy of priesthood

Ador Vincent Mayol 03/20/2018

Rediscover the joy of priestly vocation. This was the challenge of Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma to the clergy as he led the Chrism Mass and renewal of priestly vows at the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral on Tuesday morning.…

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