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By Fr. Antonio Carlos | Editor

Cardinal Tagle will be in charge of the missionary dicastery responsible for evangelization and episcopal nominations in mission lands where Catholicism is growing.

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In This Issue


How to Read the Bible

Pope Francis has established the third Sunday in Ordinary Time as the “Sunday of the Word of God” to urge Catholics to deepen their relationship with the Bible. A biblical scholar suggests a way of…

A Time to Weep, a Time to Laugh

The Bible is a serious book, but that doesn’t mean you have to avoid laughing while reading it. A Scripture scholar finds much in the Old and New Testaments to make her laugh.

The Word as Manual of Transformation

The Bible is a collection of writings inspired by God that carries His Word and authority. The divinely-inspired books reflect the journey of faith of a community that is called to transform the…

Cardinal Tagle on a New Mission

Cardinal Tagle will be in charge of the missionary dicastery responsible for evangelization and episcopal nominations in mission lands where Catholicism is growing.

At Daybreak

Daybreaks and new years are both beginnings; like Jesus, we are invited to begin our days and new year talking to God, thanking Him and asking for His blessings.

Ethics, Science and Economics Necessary to Preserve the Earth

As the world approaches a tipping point in the climate change crisis, many people finally appear to be waking up to the need for radical change.

Scientists Declare Climate Emergency

Eleven thousand scientists in 153 countries have declared a climate emergency and warned that “untold human suffering” is unavoidable without huge shifts in the way we live.

“I Interact with Different Cultures”

Avegail Sison is a cabin crew member of Philippine Airlines, the country’s national flag carrier. She concedes that “God is a priority” in her life, and therefore, is able to reconcile a demanding…

Words of Wisdom

The Ten Commandments are words of wisdom and salvation offered by God to His people. Inspired by Pope Francis’s audiences on the Ten Commandments, Fr. John Taneburgo will be spelling out this year the…

Peaceful Army

Famous for its penchant for using the terminology of the Roman army, this movement is among the oldest. Today, its members total over ten million worldwide, making it the…

Church as Home of Communion

For the year 2020 dedicated to Ecumenism, Interreligious Dialogue and Indigenous Peoples in the Philippines, lecturer and columnist Tita Puangco will contribute every month in this column insights on…


World Touch


SOUTH SUDAN: Pope Francis Wishes To Visit The Country

Pope Francis and the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby intend to travel together to South Sudan, if the situation on the ground makes it possible.

INDIA: Archbishop Menamparampil, Ambassador For Peace

Msgr. Thomas Menamparampil (in photo), Archbishop Emeritus of Guwahati, in Assam, India, received the 2019 Ambassador for Peace Award of the International Human Rights Council. The prelate welcomed…

POPE: Catechism Will Include “Ecological Sins”

Following through on a proposal made at the Synod of Bishops for the Amazon, Pope Francis said there are plans to include a definition of ecological sins in the Church’s official teaching.

PHILIPPINES: Year Of Ecumenism And Dialogue

All Filipinos are called to build a better society through fraternal love and interreligious dialogue. This is the appeal included in the Pastoral Letter published by the Catholic Bishops’ Conference…

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