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Pope Francis calls for ‘better kind of politics,’ ‘open world’ in...

The pontiff hopes that the encyclical will promote a “rebirth of a universal aspiration” toward “fraternity and social friendship”

Summary of Pope Francis’s social encyclical ‘Fratelli tutti’

Pope Francis underscores, among others, that a more just world is achieved by promoting peace, which is not merely the absence of war

Case filed against Catholic missionaries for allegedly funding terrorist activities

Faith-based organizations decried what they described as state-sanctioned attacks on the Rural Missionaries of the Philippines

Franciscan hits move to rename street named after saint to honor...

Senator Manuel “Lito” Lapid filed a bill renaming San Francisco del Monte Avenue in Quezon City to Fernando Poe Jr. Avenue

Philippine Catholic bishops adopt gov’t study affirming site of first Easter...

The National Historical Commission of the Philippines has determined that the 1521 Mass took place on the island of Limasawa

Some Philippine Catholic Church institutions accept ‘dirty donations’

Several members of the clergy said some religious leaders and church institutions “solicit” donations from mining and coal operators

Philippine Catholic dioceses urge public to engage banks to divest from...

At least 15 Philippine banks have channeled at least US$12.63 billion to coal projects and developers from 2009 to 2019

Pope Francis names American archbishop as new Apostolic Nuncio to Manila

Pope Francis named Archbishop Charles John Brown to head the Holy See’s diplomatic mission to the Philippines

More Filipinos going hungry, church leaders call for transparency in gov’t...

A new survey shows a record-high hunger incidence of 30.7 percent — the highest rate since the previous peak of 23.8 percent in 2012

Green groups urge Philippine gov’t for concrete action on climate emergency

Faith-based and green groups said the Philippine government lacks concrete actions that will address environmental issues

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