A million pilgrims visit Medjugorje, Bosnia each year, where the Virgin Mary is said to have appeared to 6 young villagers on June 24, 1981
Sylvian Faith Abunda achieves the new record of 42.85 meters in her fourth attempt, eclipsing the 42.34 record posted by teammate Efrelyn Democer during the Palarong Pambansa 2015 held in Tagum
On Good Friday, in the Philippines – a country that celebrates its long Christian heritage – we see not the death but the persistence of cruelty
Presented via 360-degree video on YouTube, the Virtual Visita Iglesia brings us to 14 different churches across Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao
Relatives of victims of extrajudicial killings will also join the annual 'Washing of the Feet' ritual to be led by Cardinal Tagle on Holy Thursday
Selling drugs is killing people, Cardinal Tagle says, as he launches another Catholic-run drug rehabilitation program
This is the first non-Filipino Catholic bishops' conference to speak out against human rights abuses in Duterte-led Philippines
'Kapag walang masyadong nangyayaring pagbabago sa lipunan, ang isa nating dapat tingnan ay ang loob'
'Ang pinakamahalaga natin siguro na kontribusyon sa bayan at sa mundo ngayon ay ang pagbabagong-loob,' Cardinal Tagle says on Ash Wednesday
Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle makes this unprecedented move as the Duterte administration chooses to hold a low-key celebration of People Power this year
Inasmuch as many of us are irritated at Manny Pacquiao for using the Bible in the Senate, the reality is that he is not the enemy here
The moral message of religious leaders does not resonate with the public's captivation with safety and the President's willpower
Despite efforts like this, President Rodrigo Duterte asks Catholic leaders, 'Meron ba kayong isang bahay lang, maski limang kuwarto para rehab?'
'Even if anyone has a sinful or scandalous past, remember, that person can still be redeemed and renew his life,' Balanga Bishop Ruperto Santos says
'Bullying and Internet bashing are not mercy,' Balanga Bishop Ruperto Santos also says at the World Apostolic Congress on Mercy
'Churchmen are not perfect,' Lipa Archbishop Ramon Arguelles admits, but they should 'proclaim what is right and proper' despite their own misdeeds
'Imagine Christ who embraces…the addict fearful for his life,' Lipa Archbishop Ramon Arguelles says at the World Apostolic Congress on Mercy
'Do not be afraid to wait because love is patient, and love always waits. Do not be afraid to wait even if it takes forever,' Archbishop Socrates Villegas says
'We are the disciples of mercy, Jesus' mercy,' Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle says as he denounces global evils such as human trafficking
Fazenda da Esperança graduate Richard Elson, a former drug addict who is now a seminarian, believes that every life has hope
Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle leads the baptism of 400 children from the slums of Manila
'Ituro kung papa'no si Hesus tumanggap sa iba't ibang tao, lalo na sa mga hindi minamahal ng lipunan,' Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle says
Called a 'grand procession,' the Walk for Life is set at the Quirino Grandstand Parade Ground in Manila
Thousands of Black Nazarene devotees join the annual Traslacion despite threats of terrorism
'Jesus is stronger than drugs,' Fazenda da Esperança founder Father Hans Stapel says during the 'Day of Hope' at the Manila Cathedral
Former drug addicts also tell their stories during the 'Day of Hope' Mass at the Manila Cathedral, presided over by Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle
'Sana maghimala ang Mahal na Poong Nazareno sa ginagawa ng mga tao na 'yan,' 70-year-old devotee Lucila Lim says of recent killings in the Philippines
For this year's Feast of the Black Nazarene, many devotees have already lost friends or relatives in the war on drugs
'We wish Pope Francis good health and good humor as he continues to guide us to build a more humane world,' says Duterte spokesman Martin Andanar
'In the Islamic elementary school I attended, after religion class, I always went straight to the mushola (prayer hall) to pray, because I was scared of going to hell. I was only 7 years old.'
The Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) also questions the killings of drug suspects who allegedly resist arrest
'I write of faith as a storm no less violent because it wracks the soul'
'You cannot imagine what prayer can do,' CBCP president Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas says
Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle denounces not only extrajudicial killings but also other forms of murder, such as abortion
Father Antonio Moreno, provincial superior of the Philippine Jesuits, hits 'a dangerous culture of impunity' that 'is seeping into our social fabric'
'Maitatama ba ang mali ng isa pang pagkakamali? Masusugpo ba natin ang kriminalidad sa pamamagitan din ng pamamaraang kriminal?'
'We are alarmed at the silence of...majority of the people in the face of these killings,' the Association of Major Religious Superiors in the Philippines says
The Council of the Laity of the Philippines denounces the recent spate of drug-related killings as 'terribly wrong'
While supportive of President Duterte's 'determined and single-minded crusade against the illegal drug trade,' the Missionary Benedictine Sisters 'condemn the arrogation by law enforcers of powers that do not belong to them'
'We call on Evangelical Christians to denounce the unlawful and brutal killings of drug suspects,' the Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches says
'The Bible has been used much too often to justify even the most inhuman and ungodly things,' one of the Catholic Church's leading Bible scholars says
'Mula sa lipunan ng mga adik, kailangan din bang tayo ay maging lipunan ng mga mamamatay-tao sa tabing daan?'
Archbishop Socrates Villegas releases the strongest statement by a Catholic leader against the bloody anti-drug war waged by President Rodrigo Duterte
President Rodrigo Duterte makes this statement after he slammed the Catholic Church for being the ‘most hypocritical institution’ in the Philippines
Eid al-Fitr, a day declared as national holiday by the Malacañang Palace, marks the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan
'Life, like Ramadan, is also about movements toward the right direction: to continuously change for survival'
With the theme of mercy, the 3rd Philippine Conference on New Evangelization comes at a time of rising violence in the Philippines
'In different ways and in different states of life, we are all called to be apostles,' Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle says on Pope's Day