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Palm Sunday goes virtual
by Robertzon Ramirez - April 4, 2020 - 12:01am
A virtual blessing of palm fronds will be held on Palm Sunday tomorrow.
Online Sunday masses to offer prayers to health workers
by Robertzon Ramirez - March 29, 2020 - 12:00am
The Catholic Church will offer today a special day of prayers for all frontline health workers battling against the COVID-19 pandemic in the Philippines.
DOJ chief changes tune on Koko
by Robertzon Ramirez - March 28, 2020 - 12:00am
The Department of Justice changed its tune yesterday on the case of Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel, after it received flak from the public on what appeared to be its soft treatment of the senator who breached...
Tagle’s message: Social distancing should not stop community caring
by Robertzon Ramirez - March 27, 2020 - 12:00am
Former Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle reminded the faithful not to allow the social distancing measure to eliminate “community caring” amid the enhanced community quarantine in Luzon in...
MICP employee gets COVID; port shut down
by Robertzon Ramirez - March 26, 2020 - 12:00am
An employee of the Manila International Container Port has tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19, prompting the Bureau of Customs to stop its operations at the MICP.
Tagle to lead ‘healing rosary for the world’
by Robertzon Ramirez - March 25, 2020 - 12:00am
Former Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle will lead the praying of the “healing rosary for the world” in Rome tonight as part of the Catholic Church’s efforts to storm the heavens with...
DPWH fields shuttle buses for health workers
by Robertzon Ramirez - March 21, 2020 - 12:00am
The Department of Public Works and Highways has deployed 74 shuttle vehicles to provide free rides for health workers going to their designated hospitals.
Catholic Church to go online for Holy Week
by Robertzon Ramirez - March 20, 2020 - 12:00am
For the first time, the Catholic Church will go online in observing Holy Week activities this year due to the enhanced community quarantine imposed by the government to contain the coronavirus disease 2019 pand...
No arrests during community quarantine — DOJ
by Robertzon Ramirez - March 15, 2020 - 12:00am
There will be no arrests during the implementation of the community quarantine and Metro Manila is not in a state of martial law.
Churches as health facilities? Bishop ready for the worst
by Robertzon Ramirez - March 15, 2020 - 12:00am
If things get worse, Caloocan Bishop Pablo Virgilio David told priests in the diocese to be ready to open their churches and convert them into health facilities amid the rising cases of the coronavirus disease in...
Pinay held at NAIA over P.4 million
by Robertzon Ramirez - March 14, 2020 - 12:00am
A Filipino woman was arrested at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on Wednesday for allegedly attempting to smuggle P400,000 as she was about to leave the country, an official said yesterday.
Manila churches suspend masses
by Robertzon Ramirez - March 14, 2020 - 12:00am
Starting today, masses and other public gatherings in some Catholic churches in Metro Manila would be temporarily suspended, a day before the government enforces a community quarantine in Metro Manila to stop the...
30 Indians nabbed in Quezon City
by Robertzon Ramirez - March 13, 2020 - 12:00am
Agents of the Bureau of Immigration apprehended 30 undocumented Indians at the Capitol Estate in Diliman, Quezon City on Wednesday.
P1.8 million party drugs intercepted at NAIA
by Robertzon Ramirez - March 13, 2020 - 12:00am
Anti-narcotics agents intercepted yesterday around P1.8 million worth of the party drug Ecstasy at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport .
Bishops defend Tagle
by Robertzon Ramirez - March 12, 2020 - 12:00am
While former Manila archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle has yet to respond to President Duterte’s tirade on his appointment to the Vatican, some Catholic bishops have defended the cardinal and called the...
Sick people urged to skip mass
by Robertzon Ramirez - March 12, 2020 - 12:00am
Contrary to the teachings of Pope Francis for the Catholic Church to “go out and visit the sick,” the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines yesterday discouraged the sick faithful from...
CBCP to faithful: Take a break from gadgets, read the Bible
by Robertzon Ramirez - March 1, 2020 - 12:00am
An official of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines urged yesterday the faithful to take a break from using cellular phones and other gadgets this Lenten season and instead spend time reading...
BI employees demand pay hike amid ‘pastillas’ anomaly
by Robertzon Ramirez - February 26, 2020 - 12:00am
Employees of the Bureau of Immigration are asking for salary increase and better benefits amid the alleged involvement of some BI personnel in the “pastillas” scam that gives special treatment to Chinese...
Bishop reminds Catholics of role this Lent
by Robertzon Ramirez - February 23, 2020 - 12:00am
Just a few days before the Lenten season starts, Balanga Bishop Ruperto Santos reminded the Filipino faithful yesterday to always remember their role as Catholics.
BI chief to officers: Remain professional
by Robertzon Ramirez - February 23, 2020 - 12:00am
Bureau of Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente yesterday ordered bureau employees to remain professional and focus on their job amid allegations of corrupt practices exposed by the so-called “pastillas”...
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