MANILA, Philippines  –  A Muslim man has been hailed a hero for saving the lives of more than 60 Christians who hid in his home from being executed by the terrorists at the height of [Read More] <iframe width=”500″ height=”281″ src=”” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> Source: Brave Muslim man saves 64 Christians from being executed by Maute in Marawi – Kicker Daily NewsRead More →

MANILA, Philippines  –  Another fallen hero, another heartbreaking story. It has been more than two weeks since the violence in Marawi City erupted. More than a hundred were killed including dozens of civilians and at least 38 soldiers. Private First Class (PFC) Dhan Ryan Bayot, 24, was one of those who died early in the ensuing gun battle. He was killed on May 24, the second day of the Marawi siege. But it was only lately that his own story of gallantry amid adversity had been shared on social media. According to the Facebook page Sa Ngalan ng Gobyerno, Bayot was dispatched to a detachmentRead More →

By Nirva’ana Ella Delacruz | Jun 5, 2017 QUEZON City – Sometimes, it’s a given that people love and serve those closest to them through their gifts and talents, this is why there’s a need to go out and serve total strangers. This is what Manila Archbishop Cardinal Tagle told some 6,000 people at Jesuit Communication (JesCom)’s annual Pentecost recollection on Sunday, which carried the theme “One Body in Christ” at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in this city. Expounding on why gifted people should “make sure that [their] gifts will be used by the common good,” the prelate called on the faithful, for example, whoRead More →

Remember what Jesus’ cross stands for, and don’t misuse the Bible to justify the death penalty, the Philippines’ Catholic bishops have said. Source: Don’t misuse Bible to push death penalty, Philippines bishops say :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)Read More →

In the most recent clash between the government and the Catholic Church in the Philippines, authorities have banned hanging rosaries and religious icons in vehicles, citing safety concerns. Source: Ban on religious icons in cars sparks Catholic outcry in Philippines :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)Read More →

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 →