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The Pope says 'the weakest and most vulnerable must be helped...This is a tremendous responsibility, from which no one is exempt'
Researchers say that for people genetically predisposed to a wider girth, these unhealthy lifestyles compounded the problem, resulting in an even higher rate of weight gain
'The fire, which ravaged the building on April 15, has provoked a wave of emotion, not only for the community of believers,' says Archbishop of Paris Michel Aupetit
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(UPDATED) The Virginia Beach police chief says the shooter was also killed after an extended gun battle with responding officers, in a scene that 'best could be described as a war zone'
(UPDATED) Two suspects are in custody – an adult man and a male youth. Both attended the school. There were no further suspects.
The song is released days ahead of the 2019 elections
Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle says expressing one's love need not always be through heroic feats, but can be done be through simple deeds
Bookmark this page to watch Cardinal Tagle's Holy Week services on Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Black Saturday (Easter Vigil)
(UPDATED) Check out the schedules of Masses and church services in different Catholic parishes across the Philippines for Holy Week 2019
PRESS RELEASE: For 2019, the 14th UP Gawad Plaridel will be given to an outstanding transmedia practitioner. The deadline for submission of nominations is on April 15, 2019, 5pm.
The incident is the latest in the list of at least 37 mass shootings in the United States in 2019 alone
The latest mass shooting ramps up the number of people killed in gun violence in the US to nearly 40,000 in 2017, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Governor Ron DeSantis said Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel had "repeatedly failed" and "demonstrated a pattern of poor leadership" following shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and Fort Lauderdale airport in 2017.
Watch the midnight Mass for the Feast of the Black Nazarene, with Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle as homilist
(3rd UPDATE) The shooting takes place at Gable House Bowl, a gaming complex, in the coastal city of Torrance
If we don't care for each other, 'we will be sowing seeds of violence,' says Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle in his homily for the New Year's Eve mass
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The birth of Christ points to a new way to live 'not by devouring and hoarding, but by sharing and giving,' says Pope Francis
Read in Tagalog and English the Mass readings and gospel for Christmas day 2018
Read in Tagalog and English the Mass readings and gospel for Simbang Gabi day 9
Read in Tagalog and English the Mass readings and gospel for Simbang Gabi day 8
Read in Tagalog and English the Mass readings and gospel for Simbang Gabi day 7
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Read in Tagalog and English the Mass readings and gospel for Simbang Gabi day 5
Read in Tagalog and English the Mass readings and gospel for Simbang Gabi day 4
Read in Tagalog and English the Mass readings and gospel for Simbang Gabi day 3
Read in Tagalog and English the Mass readings and gospel for Simbang Gabi day 2
Read in Tagalog and English the Mass readings and gospel for Simbang Gabi day 1
Rappler compiles the Simbang Gabi schedules in key churches and chapels – including those in shopping malls – across the country
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(5th UPDATE) The assailant, identified as Ian David Long, a troubled former machine gunner who served a tour in Afghanistan, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound
'We are tolerating remarks against us but action can be taken according to the law and constitution,' says the Pakistan military spokesman. 'Don’t force us into taking an action.'
PRESS RELEASE: Twelve UP College of Mass Communication alumni will receive 'Glory' trophies for the excellence and impact of their work in various mass communication fields
The mass prison break occurs after the powerful tremor sparked a wall of water that devastated the small city of Palu on Friday
The suspect – a 26-year-old identified as Snochia Moseley – died after shooting herself in the head, Harford County Sheriff Jeff Gahler says
Takahiro Shiraishi is charged with murder after admitting killing and butchering all 9 of his victims – all but one of whom were women aged between 15 and 26
(UPDATED) Police charge Anthony Robert Harvey with the murders of his two-year-old twins Alice and Beatrix, his 3-year-old daughter Charlotte, his mother-in-law Beverly Quinn, and his wife Mara in the southwestern city of Perth
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea, as the North is officially known, was proclaimed on September 9, 1948, 3 years after Moscow and Washington divided the peninsula between them in the closing days of the Second World War
This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world
(UPDATED) 'It is not justified to take the easy path to 'close the doors' because of difficulties in hosting refugees,' Supreme Court justice Rosa Weber says in her ruling
The protestors are demanding that the government toughen punishments for offenders, and shutter websites hosting the footage
(6th UPDATE) The gunman opens fire on pedestrians, killing two. The suspect is later found dead in an alley after an exchange of gunfire with police
The Glory Award is given in honor of the excellence and impact of the awardees' work in broadcasting, film, journalism, research and allied disciplines such as social advocacy
As nations such as the US, China, Israel, South Korea, Russia, and the UK develop automated weapons systems, tech leaders band together to pledge not to help in the development and use of these 'slaughterbots'
Achieving Unesco status is an internationally competitive process. Nations want this recognition because they can promote a place or practice as a unique cultural tourism attraction.
The LGBTs Christian Church, a religious organization, hopes that the State will eventually legalize same-sex marriage
'My name is Nik, and I’m going to be the next school shooter of 2018,' says the 19-year-old, in clips apparently in part filmed on February 14 – the day of the shooting
The footage's release comes after a judge sides with media organizations including The New York Times and The Washington Post that lobbied in court that the evidence be made public
The JICA-backed plan will traverse 15 kilometers across the city, with another 6.6 kilometers extension