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Pope appoints Cardinal Tagle as new member of Church’s inter-religious body

The council is responsible for promoting mutual understanding, respect, and collaboration between Catholics and followers of other religions

Pandemic brings new challenges to Philippine seminary formation

Seminary formators in the Philippines admit that they have to adjust processes - from vocation promotion to classes - because of the pandemic

Cardinal Bo blames greed, injustice for Myanmar’s mine tragedy

Global Witness called the landslide as “a damning indictment of the government’s failure to curb reckless and irresponsible mining practices”

Asian bishops call for prayers for Hong Kong, China

The bishops call for prayers for Hong Kong and for China as the country implements a new national security law for Hong Kong

Former bishop of Cebu moves closer to sainthood

Cebuanos are urged to seek the intercession of Archbishop Camomot as Cebu has been declared the epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic

Myanmar’s Catholic bishops appeal for end to hostilities, call on government,...

The bishops called on the government and the military "to take into serious consideration" the rights of the people

No ‘traslacion,’ fluvial procession in this year’s Peñafrancia feast

There will be no “traslacion,” the religious procession attended by millions of devotees, and no fluvial procession during this year’s celebration of the Feast of Our Lady of Penafrancia in Naga City.

The Voice

God is creating new opportunities to open minds and hearts. He is also creating new avenues for his Word to be heard through many new voices.

Underground bishop again detained without charge by Chinese authorities

Bishop Cui Tai was detained last year after he was accused of not acknowledging 2018 Beijing and Vatican agreement on bishop appointments

PHOTOS: ‘Dry’ feast of San Juan Bautista

Authorities prohibited the traditional splashing of water during the revelry to prevent the possible spread of COVID-19

Filipinos celebrate ‘dry’ water festival due to pandemic

This year the faithful and the revelers were left dry as the coronavirus pandemic and the strict community quarantine spoiled the fun

Corporal acts of mercy

Pope Francis said the only way to conquer the coronavirus disease is through the “antibodies of justice, charity and solidarity.”

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