The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has released a prayer to be recited in every mass for the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections.
A sea of heaving, towel-waving humanity swarmed a black statue of a cross-bearing Jesus Christ in the Philippine capital Tuesday as the Catholic faithful joined one of the nation's largest religious festivals.
Christmas should be a time for making sacrificing for others, Cubao Bishop Honesto Ongtioco said.
A Catholic Church official wants relatives of surrendered drug users included in the rehabilitation program.
Stronger family ties could be a major answer to the problem of illegal drugs but the family must not pretend the problem does not exist, a Catholic bishop said.