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Confab to explore contraception-corruption ‘link’

Confab to explore contraception-corruption ‘link’

ILOILO City — A pro-life conference to be held at the Iloilo Grand Hotel on July 25 – 26 is set to explore the link between contraception and corruption. “A contraceptive mentality is the root to a self-centred mindset that, in turn, foments corruption in society. Contraception leads to greed that leads to corruption,” Jaro […]

CBCP to Filipinos: Uphold supremacy of constitution

CBCP to Filipinos: Uphold supremacy of constitution

MANILA, July 22, 2014 — In the wake of the filing of the first valid impeachment complaint against president Benigno Aquino III, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) on Monday reiterated its call to the Filipino public to uphold the supremacy of the constitution, calling on the need to ensure the equality of […]

Prelate urges faithful: Encounter Jesus online, everywhere

Prelate urges faithful: Encounter Jesus online, everywhere

DAGUPAN City, July 19, 2014—Amid problems, both man-made and natural, confronting the nation recently, the leader of the country’s bishops offers one free and fool-proof solution: encounter Christ online and everywhere. “We must return to our encounter with Jesus, and to the joy of this abiding encounter, which, in the light of the Paschal mystery, […]

Papal Nuncio calls on Filipino people: “Don’t buy tickets”

Papal Nuncio calls on Filipino people:  “Don’t buy tickets”

MANILA, July 18, 2014 – The Papal Nuncio to the Philippines, Archbishop Guiseppe Pinto condemned groups out to enrich themselves and exploit innocent people into buying tickets for the Masses and various events in connection with Pope Francis’ visit to the country early next year.  The visit has yet to be formally announced by the Vatican in a […]

‘Love is not sex’, priest reminds youth

‘Love is not sex’, priest reminds youth

MANILA, July 15, 2014— A priest reminds a group of confirmands –most of whom young adults about to get married— that true love is not about sex, but sacrifice. “Love is not sex..True love consists in sacrifice, in the denying of oneself for a higher purpose, for the good of another …It is placing your […]

‘Common good requires rule of law’ – CBCP head

‘Common good requires rule of law’ – CBCP head

MANILA, July 15, 2014 – Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop and Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines president Socrates B. Villegas responded to President Benigno Simeon C. Aquino III’s speech on the controversial  Disbursement Acceleration Program issue by saying, “The Rule of Law is a fundamental requirement, an objective condition – of the common good.” He explained this is […]

Help, don’t proselytize – Borongan bishop

Help, don’t proselytize – Borongan bishop

MANILA, July 9, 2014 — A Catholic bishop denounced the practice of giving assistance to typhoon ‘Yolanda’ victims in Eastern Samar supposedly in exchange for their faith, technically called “proselytizing”. Borongan Bishop Crispin Varquez said several religious denominations, which he did not identify, have been recruiting survivors, mostly Catholics, into their groups through financial and […]

CBCP chief invites youth to ‘chastity confab’

CBCP chief invites youth to ‘chastity confab’

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, July 8, 2014—Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) head Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates B. Villegas invites the faithful, youth and young adults especially, to take part in a chastity conference scheduled on July 13, Sunday at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City from 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dubbed the “Live Pure […]

The Truth About Human Love – Orientations on Conjugal Love, Gender Ideology and Family Legislation

“By its very nature the gift of the person must be lasting and irrevocable. The indissolubility of marriage flows in the first place from the very essence of that gift: the gift of one person to another person. This reciprocal giving of self reveals the spousal nature of love. In their marital consent the bride […]

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