San Remigio, Cebu is site for Asia’s 1st Capelinha de Fatima replica

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Church leaders and local government officials here are gearing up for the opening and consecration of Asia’s first Capelinha de Fatima replica.  The Archdiocese of Cebu on Wednesday, March 23, 2022, bared their…

Archbishop Palma to Catholics: Pray for the country, pray for the world

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Lent season is here and Catholics in Cebu are urged to pray not only for their own but for the entire world as well. This was the highlight of Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma’s message during…

Archbishop Palma to priests: Don’t campaign at pulpit

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma said that while the Roman Catholic Church in the Philippines encouraged active involvement of its members in the electoral process, priests should not use the Church, especially the pulpit…

On Cardinal Vidal’s 91st birth anniversary, faithful reminded to stay humble

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Don’t forget to always stay humble.  This was the message of Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma to faithful on Sunday, February 6 as the Roman Catholic Church commemorated the 91st birth anniversary of the…

Palma: Hope in these dark times lies in Christ

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Jesus Christ is the source of light amid these dark times.  This was the message of the homily of Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma during the Christmas Mass on December 24, 2021, hours before…

Palma shares message of hope, asks prayers for those devastated by #OdettePH

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Pray, help one another, and rise again. This was the message of Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma to people here affected by the wrath of Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai).  Palma, through a pre-recorded…

Palma supports Diocese of Dumaguete’s objection to multi-billion reclamation project

Derycka C. Letigio 08/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma expressed support to the Diocese of Dumaguete’s objection to the proposed 174-hectare reclamation project in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental. The Archdiocese of Cebu is a suffragan of the Diocese…

Palma calls on faithfuls to get the COVID-19 vaccines

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Calling it a “gesture of love,” Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma urged Catholic faithfuls to have themselves vaccinated against COVID-19. Palma made this message in a pre-recorded video the Archdiocese of Cebu posted on…

Cebu City asks for space in Catholic cemeteries to build tombs

Dyrecka Letigio 08/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is asking the Archdiocese of Cebu for space in four major Catholic cemeteries in the city to build more tombs. This is one of the solutions the city government…

Palma tells faithful: Be thankful despite the challenges of the pandemic

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/08/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – The National Shrine of St. Joseph in Mandaue City was able to physically celebrate the feast of St. Joseph the Worker fiesta today, May 8, 2021. Last year, the church celebrated the feast…

Basilica, image of Snr. Sto. Niño declared as National Cultural Treasures

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu makes history again as two of its most precious historical icons were given the highest recognition in terms of heritage value. The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) on Wednesday, April…

Archbishop Palma receives first dose of vaccine

Futch Anthony Inso 04/13/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma said he already received the first dose of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine last week. This was confirmed by Palma in a press briefing with the members of the media…

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