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Pope Francis at Mass with the Philippine community on Sunday

Full text: Pope Francis’ homily during Mass for the 500th anniversary of the Evangelization of the Philippines

VATICAN— Here is the full text of Pope Francis’ homily during Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica for the 500th anniversary of the arrival of Christianity in the Philippines on March 14, 2021: “God so loved the world that he gave his only-begotten Son” (Jn 3:16). This is the heart of the Gospel; this is the…

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Special investigating team to investigate the deaths of 9 activists, has already been formed by the DoJ

DOJ Secretary Sec. Menardo Guevarra now hopes that the special investigating team will succeed.  They will investigate the deaths of nine activists in Calabarzon who are subject to warrants of arrests is all set. Guevarra said that after the DoJ referred the investigation into the deaths of nine people to Administrative Order (AO) 35. It…

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Full text: Cardinal Tagle’s message to Pope Francis after Mass for PH 500 Years of Christianity

  VATICAN— Here is the full text of Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle’s message to Pope Francis at the end of Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica for the 500 Years of Christianity in the Philippines: Holy Father, The Filipino migrants in Rome want to express our gratitude to you for leading us in this Eucharistic celebration…

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Dacera Case

11 people in the Dacera slay case have already been filed by the NBI with the DoJ

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has already filed several criminal charges against 11 people in connection with the death of flight attendant Christine Dacera. Those charged in the case include Mark Anthony Rosales, Rommel Galido, John Pascual dela Serna III, Darwin Joseph Macalla, Gregorio Angelo Rafael de Guzman, Jezreel Rapinan, Alain Chen, Reymar Englis,…

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Economic managers, insisted that the economy should still be open amid the rise of COVID-19 cases

President Rodrigo Duterte’s economic managers are still pushing for the country’s economic reopening despite the soaring number of COVID-19 cases. In a joint statement, nima stressed acting Socioeconomic Planning Sec. Karl Kendrick Chua, Finance Sec. Carlos Dominguez III, and Budget Sec. Wendel warned that it can still be done safely especially as the government’s vaccination…

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