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Nice: martyrs of a new era

admin / November 14, 2020

Carlos M. Frota Hatred is never the answer! Dialogue is always possible, mutual understanding the only way forward. And the real challenge for political and religious leaders alike is how to insist more and more on a message of fraternity among citizens of different faiths.

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PASTORAL LETTER ON THE SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY OF SUPER TYPHOON YOLANDA – “He calms the storm”

admin / November 14, 2020

Beloved People of God: Grace and peace from the Lord Jesus Christ! It has been seven years since Super Typhoon Haiyan or Yolanda came our way. Despite the pandemic we are going through, we still have fresh memories of the horrors we went through last November 8, 2013 and the painful months and years after. But we also remember God’s…

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PHILIPPINE CHURCHES OPEN DOORS TO TYPHOON EVACUEES

admin / November 14, 2020

(Catholic News Service) Churches in the Philippines opened their doors to offer shelter to some of the hundreds of thousands of people who fled their homes to avoid the wrath of Super Typhoon Goni that struck the Bicol region in southern Luzon. Some of the victims were buried alive by mudslides around a volcano.

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PHILIPPINE BISHOP WEIGHS IN Explaining Pope’s civil union comments

admin / November 7, 2020

Leonard Dollentas In the documentary film, “Francesco” premiered at the Rome Film Festival last October 16, 2020, filmmaker Evgeny Afineevsky chronicles Pope Francis’s approach to pressing social issues. In one portion of the documentary referring to homosexual people, Pope Francis appeared to endorse same-sex civil unions when he stated in Spanish: “They’re children of God and have a right to…

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