Apostolic nuncio among those attending the 126th CBCP Plenary Assembly to be held in Aklan

KALIBO, Aklan—The Diocese of Kalibo confirmed that the leaders of the Philippine Catholic Church including the papal nuncio will go to the province of Aklan for the plenary assembly on the rare occasion that it will be held outside of Metro Manila. According to Fr. Tudd Belandres, parish priest of St. John the Baptist Cathedral…

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Pope Francis and Ukraine Pres. Zelensky talked and met again

Pope Francis and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky met again when he visited Rome, Italy last Saturday. Berlin also revealed a new weapons package that will be used in Ukraine’s counteroffensive. The meeting between Zelensky and Pope Francis at the Vatican lasted 40 minutes. Zelensky first met with Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni, who expressed strong…

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NCRPO considers the commemoration of Holy Week peaceful in Metro Manila

The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) considers the commemoration of Holy Week in Manila to be ‘generally peaceful’. NCRPO Chief, Police Major General Edgar Allan Okubo, said they have not received any security threats and even though Semana Santa is over they are still on heightened alert. They still have policemen scattered in public…

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#EasterSunday: Full text of #PopeFrancis’ Urbi et Orbi blessing for Easter 2023

Vatican City, Apr 9, 2023 / 04:45 am On the morning of Easter Sunday 2023, Pope Francis presided over Mass in St. Peter’s Square before delivering his Urbi et Orbi message and blessing from the central loggia of St. Peter’s Basilica before an estimated 100,000 people. “Urbi et Orbi” means “To the City [of Rome]…

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