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MANILA, June 19, 2012— The government’s allocation of P500 million for birth control supplies supposedly to reduce maternal and child deaths is a waste of taxpayer’s money, a Catholic Church official said.
MANILA, June 19, 2012— Why ban something that would remind people to be good Christians?
Catholic bishops raised the question as a reaction to a proposed measure filed in Congress, which seeks to ban prayer services and religious symbols in government offices.
MANILA, June 19, 2012—The Live Pure Movement, a youth movement which advocates chastity and purity, will conduct a live pure conference at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig on July 1.
The group believes that young people everywhere need to hear the good news on purity and chastity as virtues necessary for every young people to live life to the fullest.
MANILA, June 19, 2012―The Federation of National Youth Organizations (FNYO) has elected a new council last June 17, which will assume office in October this year until 2015.
Five member-organizations got the vote from 14 out of 21-member participating organizations present during the election at the SYCAmore office in Don Bosco Technical Institute, Makati.
QUEZON City, June 19, 2012— Vocations in the religious life are not declining, but the process of inviting possible candidates has to be changed, a vocation director from a monastic order said.
MANILA, June 18, 2012— The Philippines will host the next International Eucharistic Congress, Pope Benedict XVI announced Sunday to thousands of pilgrims at the close of this year’s event in Dublin, Ireland.
MANILA, June 18, 2012— More than 150 priests and bishops will gather on Tuesday in a conference seeking to strengthen Marian devotion in the country.
Organized by the Confraternity of Mary Mediatrix of All Grace, the National Marian Conference and Pilgrimage of the Clergy will be held at the St. James the Great Parish, Ayala-Alabang, Muntinlupa City.
MANILA, June 18, 2012— A Catholic bishop from Mindanao cautioned journalists, especially the foreigners, against visiting “risky” places in Southern Philippines.
Cotabato Auxiliary Bishop Jose Colin Bagaforo urged reporters to coordinate with the authorities “because it is embarrassing to the government if some untoward things happened.”
CEBU City, June 18, 2012—In an effort to strengthen the organization on all levels, members of the Franciscan Youth (Youfra) organization met last May 25 and 26 in Cebu City’s San Vicente Parish to address issues and concerns in the Visayas region.
MANILA, June 18, 2012—As the moves to uphold life and the faith must always be accompanied by the Blessed Mother, a Marian Congress on Faith & Life has been organized as the Catholic faithful’s answer to the current threats against life and the practice of faith.
CALBIGA, Samar, June 18, 2012— The parish church and the local government of Calbiga in Western Samar established an ecological partnership to protect the town’s river from common environment threats.
The campaign called “Calbiga River Care” will be launched on June 24, as the town celebrates the feast of San Juan Bautista.
MANILA, June 18, 2012―As the perennial flood waters swamped low-lying areas at the onset of rainy season, environmental groups called on authorities to exercise political will and educate the public against indiscriminate dumping of waste that clog waterways.
SAN PABLO City, June 18, 2012―About 30 parish priests and pastors from various dioceses in Mindanao are expected to reflect, among others, on the roles of both government and Church on the burning issues facing the country today here in Laguna.
The clergy from Davao, Bukidnon, Agusan, Cotabato, Misamis Oriental and Zamboanga, are expected to arrive in San Pablo City on June 18, Monday.
MANILA, June 17, 2012—An alliance of fisherfolks has appealed to Pampanga Bishop Paciano Aniceto and to Malolos Bishop José Francisco Oliveros to stop the Pampanga Bay reclamation project, which will leave thousands of families homeless.
MANILA, June 16, 2012—President Benigno Aquino III has created a multi-sectoral task force, and promised to remove all the barriers for the full implementation of Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program-Extension with Reforms (Carper) before 2014.
PLARIDEL, Bulacan, June 16, 2012— In observance of the Father’s Day, Catholics in Bulacan province honored today their “other” fathers – priests.
For the faithful of Plaridel town, any man can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a daddy. And in the spiritual ministry, priests are “daddies” to them all.
MANILA, June 15, 2012— It remains to be seen whether the agrarian reform program will be completed before its expiration in two years, but President Benigno Aquino III’s assurance brought hope to farmers, a Catholic bishop said.
MANILA, June 15, 2012— It is high time for the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines to come with a definite stand regarding the ongoing peace process in Mindanao, an official of the country’s largest Muslim rebel group said.
MANILA, June 15, 2012—Young people from the 10 ecclesiastical territories of the National Capital Region are set to gather for the 1st National Capital Region (NCR) youth day that will highlight a discussion on the Reproductive Health (RH) bill as the leading problem of today’s Filipino youth.
CISARUA, Indonesia, June 14, 2012―The Philippines is currently participating in a four-day youth ministry workshop together with other youth ministers from the South East Asia2 (SEA2) sub-region.