CLM sponsors oratorical, chorale tilts for 4th
World Meeting of Families
As part of its preparatory and support activities for the forthcoming Fourth World Meeting of
Families in Manila next year, the Council of the Laity of Manila (CLM) is sponsoring a Festival of Chorale and Oratorical Contests, to be participated in by the laity from all sectors of society.
Collegio Filippino honors Licentiate,
The Pontificio Collegio Filippino (PCF) honored the graduates for the academinc year 2001-2002
with a testimonial and farewell dinner recently.
NASSA sets national conference
on environmental protection
The CBCP Episcopal Commission
on Social Action Justice and Peace (ECSA-JP) National Secretariat for Social Action (NASSA) will hold a National Conference on Environ-mental Protection and Promotion of the Integrity of Creation
on August 26 to 29 at the Mibang Hotel, Sta. Filomena, Dipolog City.
Church won't support any 'artificially created' people power -- Abp. Quevedo
CBCP President Archbishop Orlando B. Quevedo, O.M.I., reiterating the Church's position of "critical collaboration" with the Arroyo administration,
underscored the need for the country's leaders to "concentrate on the essentials and not on petty things that create petty squabbles".
Bishops 85th Plenary Meeting tackles protocol on sexual offenses of priests
The Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) began this early month the process leading to the formulation of "a protocol that
addresses various types of sexual abuse and misconduct."
CBCP backs anti-jueteng campaign
The Catholic Bishops' Conference of
the Philippines (CBCP) threw its support behind the anti illegal gambling campaign of Interior and Local Government Secretary Jose Lina, which caused the recent relief of seven high-ranking
police officials for their failure to curb jueteng in their jurisdictions.
BP. RAŅOLA NAMED ADMINISTRATOR OF
DIOCESE OF GUMACA
Pope John Paul II has appointed Bishop Antonio R.
Raņola, presently Auxiliary Bishop of Cebu, as Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Gumaca, "sede vacante et ad nutum Santae Sedis" ("as long
as the See of Gumaca is vacant, and at the discretion of the Holy See").
FILIPINOS AWAITING POPE'S VISIT FOR
MEETING WITH FAMILIES
The entire Filipino nation is looking forward in
prayerful anticipation to the visit of Pope John Paul II to the country, when he comes to grace the Fourth World Meeting of Families in Manila on January 22 to 26, 2003, Manila Archbishop Jaime
L. Cardinal Sin revealed during a press conference in Villa San Miguel last June 26.