The religiosity of Filipinos

Mahar Mangahas - @inquirerdotnet 04/23/2022

This Easter and Ramadan, let us be mindful that we Filipinos are one of the most religious of peoples on the planet. This fact is based on the four cross-country surveys on religion of the International Social…

‘We are fed up’: Thousands pray at Portugal’s Fatima shrine for world without COVID-19

Reuters 05/13/2021

FATIMA, Portugal — Suffering from an autoimmune disease, 71-year-old Maria Emilia travels – often by foot – to one of Catholicism’s most famous sanctuaries in Portugal every year. But the coronavirus pandemic made her trip more important…

Catholicism, Duterte and same-sex unions

King Anthony Perez 09/03/2018

MARRIAGE WITHOUT RECOGNITION After more than three years together, gay couple Michael Cano and Jay Lugo completely trust each other with their lives. But other than that, Michael and Jay believe that another key ingredient to their…

“Mas sagrado pa ang cremation”

Lloyd Suarez 10/30/2016

Estrikto ang Simbahang Katoliko nga nagdili sa pagpalubong ug paghipos sa mga minatay nga ipaagi sa cremation o pagsunog sa lawas ngadto sa pagka-abo. Ang rason kay sagrado gyud ang lawas sa tawo. Apan dunay mga exemptions…

CEAP on its 75th year

Jobers R. Bersales 09/28/2016

The Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines (CEAP) is on its second day of a three-day national convention at the Cebu Waterfront Hotel in Lahug. This gathering of some 3,500 delegates comes as CEAP marks its 75th…

‘Before, After and Eternity’

Francis B. Ongkingco 09/23/2016

Seeing is believing! Indeed, nothing beats capturing the results of any given product than a demonstration of the stark difference between the “before” and “after” states. This is a very common approach of beauty enhancing centers and…

Budding journalists told: Be fair, be truthful

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 09/22/2016

While mainstream media such as newspapers are being challenged by various digital media platforms, the basic principles of fairness, accuracy, and adherence to the truth remain as guidelines for journalists as they perform their roles as society’s…

Treasure

Fr. Randy Figuracion 07/31/2016

Alfonso and Helen come to Mass every morning. Rain or shine, they are present. At times, I see Helen alone because her husband has errands to do. She attends church to pray. It is her way of…

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