Rommel F. Lopez
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Mindoro bishop bans debunked Lipa apparition devotion, image
by Rommel F. Lopez - April 10, 2024 - 6:38pm
The bishop of Mindoro warned priests and laity of his jurisdiction to refrain from observing and celebrating the debunked apparition of the Virgin Mary in Lipa, adding that any religious articles related to the event...
New Vatican document on human rights condemns gender theory, digital violence
by Rommel F. Lopez - April 8, 2024 - 8:04pm
The Vatican has released a new document updating the Church’s teachings on human rights touching on contemporary issues such as abortion, gender theory, sex change and digital violence.
Two retired Mindanaoan Roman Catholic bishops die hours apart on Feb. 1
by Rommel F. Lopez - February 1, 2024 - 6:21pm
Two retired Roman Catholic bishops of Mindanao dioceses passed away hours apart on Tuesday.
Tagum City bares yearlong festivals
by Rommel F. Lopez - January 27, 2024 - 5:45pm
The city government of Tagum announced its yearlong musical and cultural festivals in a press conference held at a local mall.
Perjury case by retired justice vs Dominican exorcist junked
by Rommel F. Lopez - January 24, 2024 - 1:23pm
A perjury case filed by retired Justice Harriet Demetriou against Dominican theologian and exorcist Fr. Winston Cabading has been dismissed for "insufficiency of evidence".
Pagadian bishop dies due to complications of bypass surgery
by Rommel F. Lopez - January 3, 2024 - 11:30am
The Roman Catholic Bishop of Pagadian, Most. Rev. Ronald I. Lunas, died Tuesday morning, due to complications after his heart bypass surgery.
Vatican City to use only electric vehicles in its car fleet by 2030
by Rommel F. Lopez - November 18, 2023 - 6:14pm
The Vatican has announced that it will gradually replace its fleet of vehicles running on fossil fuel with electric vehicles to make its car fleet carbon-neutral by 2030.
Pope Francis hosts Ozamis archdiocese pilgrims for 50th anniversary
by Rommel F. Lopez - November 18, 2023 - 2:40pm
Pope Francis welcomed pilgrims from the Archdiocese of Ozamiz led by Archbishop Jumoad, as they made a Marian pilgrimage to Rome for the 50th anniversary celebration of the foundation of the archdiocese.
Cotabato archdiocese warns faithful vs 'Old Roman Catholic' priests
by Rommel F. Lopez - November 16, 2023 - 12:04pm
The Archdiocese of Cotabato has warned its faithful against some priests offering Mass and other religious services who are not Roman Catholic priests.
Vatican to CBCP: Reiterate teaching that Catholics cannot be Freemasons
by Rommel F. Lopez - November 15, 2023 - 9:56pm
The Vatican reiterated the Catholic Church’s ban on its faithful joining Freemasonry, directing the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines to address the issue through “a coordinated strategy”...
Pope Francis to address COP28 summit in Dubai
by Rommel F. Lopez - November 10, 2023 - 9:53am
Pope Francis is set become the first pope in history to address a global climate change conference.
Pope Francis approves miracle of 'World Youth Day cardinal' paving the way for beatification
by Rommel F. Lopez - November 9, 2023 - 8:25pm
Pope Francis has approved a miracle attributed to the intercession of fellow Argentine, the Venerable Eduardo Franceso Cardinal Pironio, paving the way for the cardinal’s beatification, the last step before...
Dressing up as evil creatures for Halloween ‘dangerous’ – exorcists
by Rommel F. Lopez - October 28, 2023 - 5:27pm
With Halloween just a few days away, Roman Catholic exorcists are warning people not to wear costumes resembling evil creatures because it not only glorifies these entities, worse, it might make the person wearing...
Tarlac bishop dies of cardiac arrest
by Rommel F. Lopez - October 24, 2023 - 2:22pm
The Bishop of Tarlac, Most Rev. Enrique V. Macaraeg, D.D., suffered a cardiac arrest while playing basketball in Malasiqui town, Pangasinan. He was 67.
CBCP panel not with NTF-ELCAC since September – source
by Rommel F. Lopez - October 19, 2023 - 5:05pm
An official of the CBCP confirmed to Philstar.com that its Episcopal Commission on Public Affairs has withdrawn its membership to the controversial National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict last...
Is it expensive to get married in a Catholic church?
by Rommel F. Lopez - March 12, 2023 - 12:52pm
Nowhere in the Catechism of the Catholic Church, nor in its Code of Canon Law does it say that for a church wedding to push through the bride needs to be in bridal gown, the groom in tux or barong, the bridal entourage...
'Life is a journey from ash to ash': 'Clinically dead' person shares Ash Wednesday experience
by Rommel F. Lopez - February 22, 2023 - 8:33am
I died on September 21, 2018. 
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