Pope Francis warned world leaders on Friday against a growing breakdown of multilateralism, appealing in a speech to the United Nations for an end to what he called a global “climate of distrust.”
Catholics will be able to attend masses, baptisms, weddings and funerals in Italian churches from May 18, provided they abide by a series of anti-coronavirus rules, the government said Thursday.
Pope Francis called for courage in the face of the coronavirus pandemic as he delivered Palm Sunday mass by livestream instead of before Saint Peter’s Square crowds.
Pope Francis stood alone in vast Saint Peter’s Square Friday to bless Catholics around the world suffering under the coronavirus pandemic, urging people to ease their fears through faith.
Deprived of mass, limited to watching the pope via livestream, and forbidden from holding weddings or funerals, Italy’s Catholics have seen their daily lives turned upside down by new coronavirus restrictions.
President Rodrigo Duterte thinks Catholics are “ignorant” for believing in the heaven and hell concept being shoved down their throats by priests.
Pope Francis announced Wednesday he will visit Japan in November, becoming the first pontiff to do so since John Paul II nearly 40 years ago.
President Rodrigo Duterte is not impressed with the Catholic Church’s “collection mentality” or charging fees in the guise of donations for everything from baptism to weddings to final rites.
President Rodrigo Duterte tells Catholics what to do with bishops: Walang silbi! Patayin ninyo!
Catholics in Asia are mourning the passing of 68-year-old Filipino Bishop Wenceslao Padilla.
A government sign outside a Catholic church in central China warns that children are not allowed to attend mass. “Illegal” churches are being bulldozed. Priests are handing over personal information about their flocks to authorities.
With the Catholic Church rocked by a devastating US report into child sex abuse, Pope Francis has this week sharpened his critcism on the explosive issue — but he remains under pressure to enact far-reaching changes.
Pope Francis has declared the death penalty “inadmissible” in an update of Catholic believers’ most important guide to Church teaching, the catechism, the Vatican said Thursday.
Catholics can now listen to Pope Francis’ speeches live in five languages following the launch of a new smartphone app, the Vatican announced on Friday.
Former Chief Justice Artemio Panganiban is apparently backing Jesus Is Lord founder Eddie Villanueva’s stand that President Rodrigo Duterte violated the Constitution with his “your God is stupid” remark to diss the Catholics’ belief in Creation and Original Sin.
President Rodrigo Duterte wants Catholics to leave the Church – Senator Antonio Trillanes IV
Even as the Philippines remains one of the most gay-friendly countries in the world, the bid to have same-sex marriage legalized in the country may face an uphill battle in Congress due to Catholicism.
Authorities are urging priests and other persons facing threats to coordinate and report these to local police even as the Philippine National Police assured prompt action on the case of Fr. Richmond Nilo who was shot dead at the San Pablo Chapel, in Zaragoza, Nueva Ecija on Sunday.
President Rodrigo Duterte stepped up his attacks against the Catholic Church by calling their religion a “farce” and a “fucking shit.”
President Rodrigo Duterte is a fierce advocate of family planning.
Associate Justice Samuel Martires was well aware that ex-Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno as a vindictive person so that when he and 13 other magistrates forced her to go on leave, he was bracing for Sereno’s payback.
Pope Francis issued a warning to Catholics who criticise his calls to welcome migrants with open arms, in a much-awaited text published Monday.
The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has urged proponents of the divorce bill to conduct more discussions or debates on the controversial measure pending before the House of Representatives.
Pope Francis in his traditional Christmas address on Monday called for peace in Jerusalem and highlighted the plight of children scarred by conflict, having earlier urged the world’s Catholics not to ignore the conditions migrants face.