The Vatican has sent Cardinal Raymond Burke to Guam to act as presiding judge at the trial of Archbishop Anthony Apuron, who was removed from office in June 2016 following allegations of child sex abuse. Source: Cardinal Burke sent to Guam to oversee sex abuse trialRead More →

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“When You’re With Filipinos, You’re With Family!” This was the marketing slogan that was shown as a commercial during the Miss Universe pageant. For many Filipinos, this statement is true. It does not matter what social status they may be in, at the moment, Filipinos are one of the most hospitable people in the world. This has to do with how their parents, grand-parents, and great grand-parents raised them as children. Growing up as a young kid, in a family of five, we did not have much, but my parents always provided and made sure that us kids always had things to eat. I oftenRead More →

Catholic leaders have spoken out against a drug war that has left thousands dead, and the Philippines’ new president is not taking the criticism well. Source: In Philippines, brutal drug war prompts Catholic outcry :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)Read More →

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Growing up as a poor Filipino, whose parents were trying to make ends meet in the United States of America, we ate almost anything and everything.  Rice with soy sauce, rice with bagoong, rice with banana, rice with Spam or Corned Beef, was a daily choice for me and my siblings. Sure almost any type of food gives some energy, just as long as it has calories. The difference is that there are certain foods that gives the best energy to your body. By eating the following eight energy-giving foods, your body will perform like a top-of-line sports car. Bananas are rich in Vitamin ARead More →

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2017     On Tuesday the Vatican announced the appointment of Filipino-born Bishop Oscar A. Solis, currently an auxiliary bishop for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, as the new head of the Diocese of Salt Lake City. Source: First Filipino to lead a US diocese will take reins in Salt Lake City :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)Read More →

    January 6: ·       1812 – Filipina Revolutionary Melchora Aquino de Ramos, aka Tandang Sora, is born in Caloocan City, Metro Manila. She is best known for her contributions in the Philippine Revolution in 1896. ·       1966 – Television host, singer and actress Sharon Cuneta is born in Manila.Read More →