abstinence - updates

Rappler's latest stories on abstinence


How compassionate pragmatism can help drug users

Aug 07, 2018 - 8:29 PM

Dr. Andrew Tatarsky: 'We don’t have to dismantle our traditional treatments but extending our reach enables us to engage people in the early stage'

Tagle exempts Chinese from Ash Wednesday fasting

Feb 11, 2015 - 4:56 PM

In the Manila Archdiocese exempted Chinese Filipino and Chinese Catholics must engage in some other forms of penance on Ash Wednesday

PENITENTIAL SEASON. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle marks foreheads with ashes to start the 40-day period of Lent. File photo by Noli Yamsuan/RCAM AOC

Tagle: Feed Yolanda survivors through fasting

Mar 03, 2014 - 7:31 PM

The CBCP also urges Catholics to live simply as they begin the 40 day penitential season of Lent

Rappler Newscast | August 13, 2013

Aug 13, 2013 - 9:33 PM

DOJ will file graft charges against lawmakers tagged in PDAF scam Abad: abstinence is “100 effective Typhoon Labuyo leaves at least 4 dead

Holy Week in Bantayan: Fast or feast?

Mar 30, 2013 - 3:06 PM

Is exemption from abstinence of meat still valid in Bantayan?

Costly Lenten dishes and defeated purposes

Mar 29, 2013 - 12:26 PM

We eat expensive fish meals for a supposedly sacrificial Lenten practice reflecting our attitudes toward following rules