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IN PHOTOS: Catholics rally against mining in E. Samar

Varquez asserted, "Mining poses a threat to the environment, and there is scant evidence of responsible mining practices in the Philippines."

Caritas Philippines urges reparations for mining communities in E. Samar

“We condemn the practices that prioritize profit over the well-being of individuals and ecosystems,” said Bishop Alminaza

10 years after Typhoon Yolanda, bishop says path to full recovery...

The bishop called on his flock to “redouble our efforts” to help those who are still recovering from the killer storm

Borongan diocese makes public confidential Vatican document on priest’s dismissal

The action was taken in response to Aclon’s demand for a copy of the Vatican decree that laicized him from the priesthood

Pope Francis expels Filipino priest for sexual abuse cases 

The Holy See has repeatedly apologized over the clerical abuses and vowed to confront abusers and restore justice.

Eastern Samar residents march against mining

The demonstrators marched from the provincial capitol grounds to the Borongan Cathedral for the celebration of the Holy Mass

Prayer rally to call for end to mining in Samar island

The demonstrators will also gather for Mass at the cathedral, with Bishop Crispin Varquez as the main presider.

A concrete synodal response: Stewardship of financial resources

Let us express the fruits of our synodal journey in concrete sharing, particularly, sharing of financial resources

Bishop voices alarm over ‘escalating’ mining activities in Homonhon

At present, the diocese said there are at least four mining companies operating in Homonhon

Message of Bishop Crispin Varquez of Borongan on the anniversary of...

"We must hear the poor cry of our planet for common action to save our common home"

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