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"Why bring flowers that can't smell them? Why bring food that can't be eaten? Why still light a candle that cannot be seen? ”

Filipinos throng cemeteries for All Saints’ Day

In the deeply religious Philippines, the day is a public holiday to enable people to travel hours to visit gravesites in far-flung areas

Photos: Preparing the tombs of loved ones ahead of ‘Undas’

The annual tradition that combines Catholic religious rites with the country’s penchant for festivity is popularly called ‘Undas’

Years after tragedy, people in Bohol town rise from rubble with...

"In the midst of these trying times ... the only thing that matters, and the real treasure that we have right now, is our faith"

Waste watchdog appeals to Filipinos to avoid littering in cemeteries

The EcoWaste Coalition enjoins everyone "to leave nothing but flowers and prayers in the cemeteries"

Cebu archdiocese opens cemeteries to non-Catholics who died of COVID-19

On Thursday, the Philippines recorded a total of 16,621 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total active cases to 146,510

Catholic community in India’s south barred from using cemetery

Local govt’s blocking of Mass on All Souls’ Day at cemetery has further emboldened anti-Christian sentiments, priest says

‘Zero waste’ sa mga sementeryo ikinatuwa ng environmental group

Noong 2018, aabot sa walong truck ng basura ang nahakot mula sa Manila North Cemetery

Gov’t orders closure of cemeteries from Oct 29 to Nov 4

Cemeteries will be opened but only with a limited capacity of 30 percent during the period before October 29 and after November 4

Gov’t plans to close cemeteries across the country on All Souls’...

Filipinos troop to cemeteries to visit their departed loved ones on November 1 and 2 for the annual observance of All Souls’ Day

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