‘Sue us’: Bishop defends pastoral letter assailing anti-terror law

Christia Marie Ramos - Reporter / @CMRamosINQ 07/20/2020

MANILA, Philippines — A Catholic bishop on Monday challenged Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo to file a case over the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines’ (CBCP) pastoral letter raising concerns over the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020. Panelo earlier…

Who is Bishop Midyphil “Dodong” Billones?

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–The Archdiocese of Cebu welcomed its new auxiliary bishop, Bishop Midyphil “Dodong” Billones, in a Liturgical Presentation and Welcome Mass at the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral in Cebu City on Thursday morning, September 26, 2019. The…

Rome to choose next auxiliary bishop of Cebu from 15 qualified candidates

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The appointment of Bishop Oscar Florencio to the Military Ordinariate of the Philippines has left the auxiliary bishop position in the Archdiocese of Cebu vacant, giving an opportunity for other priests to rise…

Bishop appeals to voters not to sell their votes

Inquirer.net 05/13/2018

TACLOBAN CITY — Palo Archbishop John Du is appealing to candidates not to resort to vote-buying amid reports that the buying rates for votes in Eastern Visayas ranged from P20 to P3,000 per voter. He asked the…

Bishop Villarojo: Divorce contravenes God’s word

Ador Vincent Mayol 03/24/2018

Like San Pedro Calungsod, be ready to teach about the Christian faith amid threats to marriage and family. This was the message of Cebu Auxiliary Bishop Dennis Villarojo as Cebuanos on Saturday marked the feast of Saint…

Bishop Camomot’s remains to be exhumed, moved to his museum

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 12/18/2017

THE remains of the late Bishop Teofilo Camomot will be exhumed and transferred to his museum, the Domus Teofilo (House of Teofilo) in Valladolid, Carcar City in southern Cebu. Fr. Mhar Balili and Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma…

Talibon bishop Noel passes on at 80

Ador Vincent Mayol 11/26/2017

Cebuano prelate and retired Talibon, Bohol, bishop Christian Vicente Fernandez Noel died at 2:44 a.m. on Sunday from the complications of his prostate cancer. He was 80 years old. Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma administered the Sacrament of…

Hundreds show up to remember Bishop Camomot

USJ-R Intern Rosalie Abatayo 09/27/2017

ON HIS 29TH DEATH ANNIVERSARY THINK of what you can offer instead of what you can get in return, said Cebu Auxiliary Bishop Dennis Villarojo as he remembered the life of Archbishop Teofilo Camomot in a Mass…

Bishop Palma’s prayer for Du30 and country

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 07/13/2017

When I attended the last scheduled Holy Mass last Sunday at Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral, I heard for the first time the Oratio Emperata for peace issued by Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma. The presiding priest led the people…

Cebu bishop is new prelate for military, police forces

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 07/06/2017

POPE Francis appointed Cebu Auxiliary Bishop Oscar Florencio as the concurrent apostolic administrator of the Military Ordinariate. “The appointment is concurrent, so he will both serve as military administrator and at the same time continue to function…

Cebu auxiliary bishop named concurrent administrator of the Military Ordinariate

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 07/05/2017

CEBU CITY–Pope Francis has appointed Cebu Auxiliary Bishop Oscar Florencio as the concurrent apostolic administrator of the Military Ordinariate. “The appointment is concurrent so he will both serve as military administrator and at the same time continue…

Mindanao bishop: Give martial law a chance

Inquirer.net 06/18/2017

A bishop from Mindanao said people should give martial law a chance. Ozamis Archbishop Martin Jumoad told Radio Veritas that martial law under President Rodrigo Duterte is better than during the time of former President Ferdinand Marcos.…

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