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Philanthropist Grace Ouano is 1st Fil-Am awarded knighthood by Pope Francis

Philanthropist and businesswoman Grace Mercado-Ouano has been awarded the Order of St. Gregory the Great - the first Filipino-American to receive the pontifical order of knighthood in the Catholic Church.

Lipa archdiocese ready to help Taal evacuees

The Archdiocese of Lipa in Batangas is preparing to help evacuees from the areas around Taal amid reports of recent abnormal activity in the volcano.

Ash Wednesday in the Philippines amid coronavirus pandemic

Ash Wednesday in the Philippines is being marked on February 17, 2021, for the second straight year amid the coronavirus pandemic and with additional guidelines from the Catholic Church.

Pope Francis appoints 4 Pangasinan priests as new “Missionaries of Mercy”

Pope Francis has appointed four priests from the Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan as the Catholic Church's new "Missionaries of Mercy".

Church welcomes younger volunteers as elders stay at home during quarantine

The Philippines' Catholic Churches are welcoming younger volunteers as its older lay servers have been confined to their homes during the COVID 19 pandemic.
Cardinal Luis Antonio Chito Tagle

Cardinal Chito Tagle reflects on faith lessons while under lockdown in Italy

Filipino Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle shared faith lessons while under lockdown in Italy as he goes into the third month of his new Vatican post as the prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples (CEP).
Visita Iglesia Churches Google Street View

Visita Iglesia around the Philippines on Live Stream, Google Street View

The Holy Week tradition of the Visita Iglesia or Seven Churches Visitation can still be observed this year despite the social distancing measures, with the churches going on Live Streaming and Google providing the Street View of the churches.
Palm Sunday Cardinal Tagle

Palm Sunday, Holy Week to shift to family home celebrations like the early church

As Palm Sunday signals the start of the observance of Holy Week around the world, the Catholic Church issued recommendations on how to keep the spirit of the annual Lenten Season despite global health measures for social distancing and community quarantine to stop the spread of coronavirus disease.

Pope Francis to celebrate Simbang Gabi at St. Peter’s Basilica, the 1st-ever by a...

Pope Francis, the leader of the Catholic Church, will celebrate the first of the nine-day traditional Simbang Gabi Masses for the Filipino community on December 15 (Sunday) at the St. Peter's Basilica in the...
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