St. Rose of Lima Parish in Daanbantayan elevated to archdiocesan shrine

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Daanbantayan town in northern Cebu has become the home of the country’s first archdiocesan shrine dedicated to St. Rose of Lima. This after Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma approved the petition to elevate the…

Why Tagle is a leading papal contender

Lito Zulueta 08/14/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Persistent rumors that Pope Francis would resign because of old age and various infirmities, including a recent colon surgery, have fueled speculations on who the next leader of the Roman Catholic Church would be.…

Cebu archdiocese to also send help to quake victims in Luzon 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/31/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Members of the Roman Catholic church in Cebu are urged to help individuals in Luzon devastated by the recent earthquake there. Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma, in a statement, announced that the Roman Catholic…

Archdiocese of Cebu encourages faithful to get kids vaccinated

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Roman Catholic Church is encouraging its members to get vaccinated from COVID-19. Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma, who heads the Archdiocese of Cebu, said this as he reiterated that the country was starting…

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…

Nuestra Señora De Regla devotees allowed to visit miraculous image before actual fiesta dates

Futch Anthony Inso 11/02/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Nuestra Señora De Regla-Parish National Shrine clergy will allow devotees to visit the miraculous image, especially during the start of the novena masses on November 11, in lieu of its upcoming fiesta…

Activities in Cebu City’s sitio chapels to be suspended for July

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—No religious activities will be allowed to be held in chapels of sitios (sub-villages in English) here for the entire month of July. This after the Archdiocese of Cebu heeded the request of the city’s…

What to expect in this year’s Holy Week in Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The entire island of Cebu remained under the most lenient classification of community quarantine this April. With this, devotees are allowed to go to churches, albeit in limited capacity, in observance of this year’s Holy…

Priests in Bantayan need more ashes for Ash Wednesday; turn to faithful for help

Doris C. Bongcac 02/16/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Priests at the Parish of Saints Peters and Paul in Bantayan town on Bantayan Island have asked from their parishioners to make donations of blessed and dried palm leaves or branches that they…

Palma: ‘Continue praying oratio imperata to end EJKs’

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma said the oratio imperata to end the spate of killings in Cebu will continue to be recited in 2020 after the post-communion prayer in all Masses of the archdiocese.…

Death penalty is last resort to punish criminals — military bishop

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/31/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Bishop Jaime Florencio, vicar of the Philippine National Police (PNP) vicar and bishop of the Military Ordinariate of the Philippines, said the teachings of the Catholic Church does not categorically say that the Church is…

‘LET THE TRUTH COME OUT’

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Carmel Loise Matus, Rene F. Alima 08/23/2016

Church says probers must not wait until kill toll reaches 10K  Life, even if it belongs to bad elements, is equally sacred.” So said the spokesman of the Roman Catholic Church in Cebu as he called on…

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