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Pope names Ongtioco new apostolic administrator in Malolos

Bishop Honesto Ongtioco--CBCP WEBSITE Pope Francis has named Cubao Bishop Honesto Flores Ongtioco as the new apostolic administrator of the Diocese of Malolos. Ongtioco, 69, was named to the positi.....»»

Category: newsSource: philippinetimes philippinetimesMay 17th, 2018

Pope Francis appoints Oblate priest to head Jolo vicariate

COTABATO CITY -- Pope Francis has appointed Fr. Romeo Saniel of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI) as Apostolic Vicar of the Vicariate of Jolo, replacing Bishop Angelito Lampon, OMI, who was earlier appointed as Archbishop of Cotabato. Monsignor Gabriele Giordano Caccia, Apostolic Nuncio of the Philippines, said in a communiqu to Bishop Lampon that Father Saniel, president of Notre Dame of Jolo College, had been appointed by Pope Francis to the new post on December 16 last year. Father Saniel will be installed as administrator of the Jolo Vicariate on January 30. "I humbly accept this appointment," Father Saniel told the Inquirer by phone. "I thank the Holy Father through M...Keep on reading: Pope Francis appoints Oblate priest to head Jolo vicariate.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 5th, 2019

Pope Francis names new bishop for Nueva Vizacaya diocese

POPE Francis has appointed BISHOP Jose Elmer Mangalinao as the new head of the Diocese of Bayombong in Nueva Vizcaya. Archbishop Gabriele Giordano Caccia, Apostolic Nuncio to the Philippines, read Pope Francis’ appointment letter to Mangalinao who was installed at the Cathedral of Saint Dominic. The Cabanatuan-born Mangalinao, who was auxiliary bishop of Lingayen-Dagupan, will [...] The post Pope Francis names new bishop for Nueva Vizacaya diocese appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJul 25th, 2018

Malolos Bishop Oliveros dies after lingering illness

CITY OF MALOLOS---Bulacan province mourned the loss on Friday of Malolos Bishop Jose Oliveros who died after a lingering illness at the Mary Immaculate Hospital here.   He was 71. Oliveros was the first bishop of the Diocese of Malolos who died in office. A native of Quezon province, he assumed the diocese's post in August 2004.   Born on Sept. 11, 1946, Oliveros was ordained by Pope Paul VI on Nov. 28, 1970, in Rizal Park in Manila.   Pope John Paul II appointed him bishop of the Diocese of Boac on Feb. 2, 2000, and was consecrated by Archbishop Antonio Franco, former apostolic nuncio to the Philippines.   Oliveros' remains lie at the Basi...Keep on reading: Malolos Bishop Oliveros dies after lingering illness.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 12th, 2018

Pope assigns Dipolog bishop to oversee Iligan diocese

Pope Francis has appointed Dipolog bishop to supervise the diocese of Iligan until a new bishop is elected, following the death of Iligan Bishop Elenito Galido. Bishop Severo Caermare, 48, will serve as the apostolic administrator of the diocese of Iligan until a new bishop is named by the Pope. Bishop Galido died on Tuesday, [...] The post Pope assigns Dipolog bishop to oversee Iligan diocese appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 9th, 2017

Pope Francis appoints Dipolog bishop to oversee Iligan diocese

Following the death of Iligan Bishop Elenito Galido, Pope Francis has appointed another prelate to oversee the diocese that Galido left behind until a new bishop is elected. The Pontiff named Dipolog Bishop Severo Caermare, 48, as the apostolic administrator of the Diocese of Iligan. The appointment was made on December 6, a day after Galido passed away due to a lingering illness. Caermare will oversee the Diocese of Iligan in an acting capacity until Pope Francis elects a new bishop to lead it. Caermare was ordained at the age of 26 in 1996 and has been a priest for 21 years. He was appointed Dipolog bishop in 2014, and holds a master's degree in theology and pastoral min...Keep on reading: Pope Francis appoints Dipolog bishop to oversee Iligan diocese.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 9th, 2017

Pope names apostolic nuncio to Philippines

MANILA, Philippines — Pope Francis yesterday announced the appointment of Italian Archbishop Gabriele Giordano Caccia as the new apostolic nuncio to the Phil.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 12th, 2017

Pope names new bishop of Daet

MANILA, Philippines – Pope Francis on Wednesday, January 2 named Rev. Fr. Rex Andrew Alarcon of the Caceres archdiocese as the new bishop of Daet in Camarines Norte. Alarcon, 48, who is currently serving as a Trustee-at-large of the Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines (CEAP) will succeed ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 2nd, 2019

Pope Francis Names New Bishop of Ilagan

Pope Francis has appointed Nueva Segovia Auxiliary Bishop David William Antonio as the new bishop of the Diocese of Ilagan in this province. Fr. Gregorio Marvic Uanan, chancellor-judicial vicar of the Diocese of Ilagan and parish priest of the Our Lady of Guibang said Bishop Antonio is the fifth bishop of the Diocese of Ilagan, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsDec 4th, 2018

PEACETALK: We are now in the threshold of definitive peace

(Message of  Cardinal Orlando B. Quevedo, OMI, newly-retired Archbishop of Cotabato, on the occasion of the annual Mindanao Week of Peace which this year, is from November 29 to December 5. Quevedo is Apostolic Administrator Sede Vacante of the Archdiocese of Cotabato until Bishop Angelito Lampon of the Vicariate of Jolo is installed as Archbishop […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsDec 1st, 2018

Duterte names ex-Davao City administrator as OIC special assistant

Duterte names ex-Davao City administrator as OIC special assistant.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsNov 12th, 2018

Pope defends China deal on bishops, says he will have final say on names

Pope Francis on Tuesday defended a landmark deal between the Vatican and China on the appointment of bishops, saying he, and not the Beijing government, will have the final say on who is named. In his first public comments on the deal signed in Beijing on Saturday, he told reporters on the plane returning from […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsSep 26th, 2018

Pope Francis Names New Bishop of the Diocese of Bayombong

A new bishop for the Diocese of Bayombong has been formally installed at Bayombong on July 25, 2018. Bishop Jose Elmer Imas Mangalinao was installed by Papal Nuncio to the Philippines Gabriel Giordano Caccia and witnessed by clergy officials of Northern Luzon, local government officials and Catholic faithful. Bishop Mangalinao, 58, and a former auxiliary […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 27th, 2018

New Bayombong bishop installed

Bishop Jose Elmer Mangalinao of the Diocese of Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya was installed at the Cathedral of Saint Dominic on Wednesday. Archbishop Gabriele Giordano Caccia, Apostolic Nuncio to the Philippines, confirmed Mangalinao’s new position by reading Pope Francis’ appointment letter. On May 24, 2018, the Cabanatuan City-born Mangalinao was appointed as new bishop of Bayombong.… link: New Bayombong bishop installed.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 26th, 2018

Humility and humbling oneself

POPE FRANCIS said in his Apostolic Exhortation, Gaudete et exsultate, that humility is when one is humbled or humiliated. It’s a line that has been said by many other holy men and women before him. It’s true, of course. But I feel that we just have to qualify that a little bit. And that is […] The post Humility and humbling oneself appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018

Roque has ‘no holds barred’ meeting with Papal Nuncio

President Rodrigo Duterte skipped Pope’s Day at the Apostolic Nunciature in Manila but presidential spokesman Secretary Harry Roque said he had a one-hour meeting with Papal Nuncio Gabriel Giordano Caccia on Friday. Roque described the meeting as “no holds barred.” Source link link: Roque has ‘no holds barred’ meeting with Papal Nuncio.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 29th, 2018

Papal Nuncio Invites Duterte to Attend Day of the Pope Event

President Rodrigo R. Duterte has been invited by Vatican’s representative to the Philippines to attend the Day of the Pope celebration in his Manila residence on Friday (June 29). Italian Archbishop Gabriele Giordano Caccia is currently the Apostolic Nuncio to the Philippines. Pastor Boy Saycon of the EDSA People Power Commission bared this during the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJun 28th, 2018

Cebu is 8th safest city, yet we lack streetlights?

I have been writing columns for 30 years now and not once have I ever endorsed anyone to become an Associate Justice, but when I read a report that revealed that Court Administrator Jose Midas Marquez was being considered as one of the candidates to replace Supreme Court Associate Justice Presbitero Velasco Jr. who is expected to retire by Aug. 8, the Judicial and Bar Council was considering Midas Marquez together with the names of 11 candidates......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 4th, 2018

Pope Francis appoints Iba priest as San Fernando bishop

Pope Francis has named a priest from the Diocese of Iba in Zambales as the new bishop of San Fernando City, La Union. Fr. Daniel Presto was appointed as the sixth bishop of San Fernando, replacing Bishop Rodolfo Beltran, who died last year, according to CBCPNews, the official news service of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines. Presto served as administrator of the Iba diocese after Florentino Lavarias was named archbishop of San Fernando City, Pampanga, in 2014. The bishop-elect was born in Mangaldan, Pangasinan, on April 7, 1963. At 27, he was ordained priest and assigned to the Diocese of Iba in 1990. --- TINA G. SANTOS  ...Keep on reading: Pope Francis appoints Iba priest as San Fernando bishop.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 10th, 2018

Pope names Father Medel Aseo as bishop of Tagum

MANILA, Philippines – Pope Francis has named Father Medel Aseo, a Filipino missionary in the United States since 2017, as the new bishop of Tagum in Davao del Norte. It was Aseo's 39th anniversary as a priest on Saturday, April 7, when the Vatican announced his appointment. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 7th, 2018

Bishop Palang of San Jose resigns; Auxiliary Bishop Antonio appointed

The resignation of Bishop Antonio Palang from the pastoral care of the Apostolic Vicariate of San Jose in Occidental Mindoro has been accepted by Pope Francis. #BeFullyInformed Bishop Palang of San Jose resigns; Auxiliary Bishop Antonio appointed The resignation of Bishop Antonio Palang from the pastoral care of the Apostolic Vicariate of San Jose in… link: Bishop Palang of San Jose resigns; Auxiliary Bishop Antonio appointed.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsMar 18th, 2018