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Tagle leads Catholic rally vs divorce, EJKs

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle emphasized on Saturday that life was a gift from God as he appealed to the Catholic faithful to value the lives of their enemies and even society's so-called outcasts.   Around 2,000 Catholics marched solemnly at Quirino Grandstand in Rizal Park to protest against moves to legalize divorce and change the 1987 Constitution, as well as the Duterte administration's bloody war on drugs.   In his homily during the "Walk for Life" prayer rally, an event replicated across the country, including the major cities of Cebu, Davao and Cagayan de Oro, the prelate said Filipinos should value life even if it had gone astray.   "L...Keep on reading: Tagle leads Catholic rally vs divorce, EJKs.....»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerFeb 25th, 2018

Tagle leads Catholic rally vs divorce, EJKs

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle emphasized on Saturday that life was a gift from God as he appealed to the Catholic faithful to value the lives of their enemies and even society's so-called outcasts.   Around 2,000 Catholics marched solemnly at Quirino Grandstand in Rizal Park to protest against moves to legalize divorce and change the 1987 Constitution, as well as the Duterte administration's bloody war on drugs.   In his homily during the "Walk for Life" prayer rally, an event replicated across the country, including the major cities of Cebu, Davao and Cagayan de Oro, the prelate said Filipinos should value life even if it had gone astray.   "L...Keep on reading: Tagle leads Catholic rally vs divorce, EJKs.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2018

On day of rally vs EJKs, Malacañang seeks Church s help vs drugs

MANILA, Philippines – As the Catholic Church in the Philipppines prepares for a massive rally against killings on "Lord Heal Our Land Sunday", November 5, Malacañang called for unity and the Church's help in fighting the drug menace. "We wish to build better rapport with the Catholic Church and seek the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 5th, 2017

Pope meets with US church leaders over clergy sex abuse

VATICAN CITY--- Pope Francis was set to host US bishops and cardinals on Thursday to discuss the Vatican's response to a new wave of devastating claims of sexual abuse by clergy. The pope was scheduled to meet Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, who leads the US Conference of Bishops, and Cardinal Sean O'Malley of Boston, who advises the pope on sex abuse issues. The US Catholic Church has been shaken by the publication of a report on sexual abuse by clergy in Pennsylvania and by the resignation in July of US Cardinal Theodore McCarrick. He was accused of sexually abusing a teenager while working as a priest in New York in the early 1970s. No statement was scheduled t...Keep on reading: Pope meets with US church leaders over clergy sex abuse.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 13th, 2018

Tagle, Villegas seek aid for monsoon flood victims

MANILA, Philippines – Two prominent leaders of the Catholic Church appealed for prayers and donations for flood victims in Metro Manila, Pangasinan, and other parts of Luzon, as thousands of Filipinos suffer the effects of nonstop monsoon rain. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle and Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 14th, 2018

Cardinal Tagle cries, asks God why innocent people die

MANILA, Philippines – "Natutuwa ka ba sa kamatayan ng inosente? Nagtatanong lang po." (Do you rejoice at the death of the innocent? Just asking.) Surrounded by candles and robed in the Catholic color of mourning, Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle cried on Saturday, July 21, as ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018

Don’t get distracted -- Tagle

WHILE stressing the need to defend the Catholic Church against attacks, Manila Archbbishop Luis Antionio Cardinal Tagle called on the people “not to be distracted” from other issues that affect them.Tagle said that the increasing prices of goods, the rising unemployment, corruption, and the continued killings are real issues that….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 3rd, 2018

Phoenix awardee leads archery s Asiad gold hunt

Deadeye Nicole Marie Tagle will simultaneously serve as the anchor of the archery team bound for the coming Asian Games and the Youth Olympic Games. The 15-year-old from Dumaguete City will be the.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 20th, 2018

Philippines strikes down order expelling Australian nun who joined protest

MANILA — The Philippine justice department on Monday struck down an order for the deportation of an Australian nun after she joined a political rally, sparking celebrations among her supporters. The Catholic nun, Patricia Anne Fox, 71, who is head of a congregation, had angered President Rodrigo Duterte after she was spotted in April at a […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

PH Catholic Church ‘silence’ over priest killings defended

A CATHOLIC archbishop defended the Church against criticisms that it had been silent on the recent killings of its priests. Sen. Leila de Lima criticized His Eminence Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle on Saturday for being silent on the deaths of Fr. Richmond Nilo of Zaragoza, Nueva Ecija on June 10; Fr. Marcelito Paez of San [...] The post PH Catholic Church ‘silence’ over priest killings defended appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJun 18th, 2018

Police look for new leads in priest slay

Police are tracing the activities of the arrested suspect in the shooting of Catholic priest Richmond Nilo in Zaragoza, Nueva Ecija, in the hope of finding leads to the identities and whereabouts of the other suspects as well as their motive......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 16th, 2018

Cardinal Tagle hits murder of Cagayan s Fr Mark Ventura

BULACAN, Philippines – Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle denounced the murder of Cagayan priest Father Mark Ventura, as more voices in the Catholic Church seek justice for the 37-year-old clergyman.  Ventura was shot dead by riding-in-tandem killers on Sunday, April 29, after saying Mass and as ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 1st, 2018

Trust the prayers: Embiid surprises churchgoers near Philly

SPRINGFIELD, Pa. (AP) — Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid is shaping up to be the answer to Philly fans’ prayers, and he shocked parishioners by showing up during the middle of some at a small Roman Catholic church this weekend. St. Kevin Parish in Springfield, about 10 miles (16 kilometers) outside Philadelphia, posted photos on Facebook of the player posing with thrilled churchgoers as he attended their 5:30 p.m. Mass Sunday. The posting says, “God bless, Joel Embiid and his beautiful spirituality.” Assistant Coach Billy Lange was also in attendance. Embiid scored 14 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in the Sixers’ 106-102 victory against the Heat Saturday (Sunday, PHL time). His team leads the Eastern Conference series, 3-1, and they could close out the series with a win at home Tuesday night (Wednesday, PHL time)......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsApr 23rd, 2018

Palace counters CBCP, shows photo of Australian nun speaking at rally

Malacañang on Friday rejected the claim of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) that Australian nun Sister Patricia Fox never spoke in rallies she had attended. Source link link: Palace counters CBCP, shows photo of Australian nun speaking at rally.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsApr 20th, 2018

TRANSCRIPT: Touch wounds of Christ in others – Cardinal Tagle

MANILA, Philippines – Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle led an Easter recollection organized by Jesuit Communications on Sunday, April 8, a day that the Catholic Church worldwide celebrates as Divine Mercy Sunday. Divine Mercy Sunday, a feast established by Pope Saint John Paul II to remind Catholics of the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 9th, 2018

Cardinal Tagle leads welcome of St. Pope John Paul 2nd blood relic to Manila Cathedral

MANILA Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle will lead this morning a welcome Mass for and veneration of the blood relic of St. Pope John Paul 2nd at the Manila Cathedral.The saint’s blood relic, placed on a glass container, was given to the Manila Cathedral as a gift by his former secretary, Stanislaus Dziwisz.“This is the [...] The post Cardinal Tagle leads welcome of St. Pope John Paul 2nd blood relic to Manila Cathedral appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsApr 7th, 2018

Clippers rally to beat Spurs 113-110

By Tom Connolly, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tobias Harris scored 31 points, Lou Williams added 22 and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied for a 113-110 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday night (Wednesday, PHL time). Harris made 11-of-19 shots and Williams scored 15 points in the final quarter to spark the Clippers' comeback. It was the 37th time this season Williams has scored 20 or more as a reserve. Austin Rivers scored 18 points and Montrezl Harrell had 16 points for the Clippers. DeAndre Jordan scored 10 points and grabbed 17 rebounds. LaMarcus Aldridge scored 35 points for the Spurs. Patty Mills added 17 and Rudy Gay scored 13 points. San Antonio (45-33) is tied for 4th place in the Western Conference with Utah. The Spurs have four games remaining, two on the road and two at home. The Clippers are 10th, 1.5 games behind New Orleans for the eighth and final playoff spot. They have four games remaining, three at home and one on the road. Williams' basket tied the score at 103 with 1:58 to play and he gave the Clippers a 106-105 lead with a bucket with 50 seconds remaining. Mills countered with a three-pointer to give the Spurs a 108-106 lead with 37 seconds left, but Rivers answered by drilling a three-pointer to give Los Angeles a 109-108 lead. Williams and Harris hit four free throws in the final seconds to secure the win. The Clippers trailed by 19 points in the second quarter, but rallied and took a 64-63 with 5:29 remaining in the third quarter, following a three-point play by Jordan. However, Aldridge scored nine points over the final 4:24 of the third quarter as the Spurs built an 83-72 lead after three periods. The Clippers defeated San Antonio for the first time in three tries this season. Williams is averaging 22.7 points and leads the NBA with 595 fourth-quarter points this season. San Antonio fell to 14-25 on the road. San Antonio led 31-17 after the first period. The Spurs increased their lead to 49-30 but the Clippers countered with a 19-7 run over the final five minutes of the quarter to cut the lead to 56-49 at halftime. Harris made 7-of-12 shots and led the Clippers with 17 points in the first half. Both teams shot over 45 percent in the opening half. TIP-INS San Antonio: Since joining the NBA in 1976, the Spurs have accumulated the best winning percentage in NBA history (.623) ... Entering Tuesday's (Wednesday, PHL time) game, the Spurs led the league in fewest points scored by their opponents per game (99.2). Clippers: Harris is averaging career-highs in points per game (18.6) and in three-point percentage shooting (41.6). ... The Clippers are 40-126 all-time against the Spurs. ... F Danilo Gallinari missed Tuesday's (Wednesday, PHL time) game with a hand injury. UP NEXT Spurs: Remain in Los Angeles and play the Lakers on Wednesday (Thursday, PHL time). Clippers: Travel to Salt Lake City to play the Jazz on Thursday (Friday, PHL time)......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsApr 4th, 2018

Tagle pays tribute to OFWs, ‘displaced’ people, calls on faithful to ‘share their journey’

MANILA Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle paid tribute to overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and to all those who have been “displaced” from their homes worldwide by necessity or circumstance, as he called on the Catholic faithful to “share in their journey.” In his homily on Maundy Thursday before re-enacting the washing of the apostles’ feet… link: Tagle pays tribute to OFWs, ‘displaced’ people, calls on faithful to ‘share their journey’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsMar 30th, 2018

IN PHOTOS: Cardinal Tagle celebrates Chrism Mass

MANILA, Philippines – Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle on Thursday, March 29, celebrated Chrism Mass, one of various Catholic rituals during Holy Week. During the Chrism Mass, bishops consecrate chrism, or the holy oil used in baptism, confirmation, and other Church rituals. Bishops also consecrate the holy oil ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 29th, 2018

Palo bishop hails Duterte for not backing divorce bill

TACLOBAN CITY -- In a rare occasion, President Duterte got a thumbs-up from Eastern Visayas' top Catholic leader. Archbishop John Du of the Palo Archdiocese lauded the President for not supporting the divorce bill recently approved by the House of Representatives. Du, speaking through his spokesperson Fr. Chris Arthur Militante, said the Church would continue to oppose any introduction of divorce in the Philippines, considering its implications to a family. "That is a very good comment. The President could be speaking from his first-hand experience that divorce is not good for a family," Militante said. The Lower House on March 19 approved on third and final reading a bill ma...Keep on reading: Palo bishop hails Duterte for not backing divorce bill.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 27th, 2018

Philippines Takes Step Toward Legalizing Divorce

The Philippines, which has the largest Catholic population in Asia, and the Vatican are the only two states in the world without a divorce law. (Reuters Photo/Romeo Ranoco) ........»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMar 21st, 2018