Locked down in our homes and isolated from one another since March, we have been praying for the global coronavirus pandemic to end, so we could start living our post-Covid lives. We pray that when we are finally able to sit down together again, we would find greater humanity in ourselves, to heal the wounds and ease the suffering of our post-pandemic world.
China is far from blameless on any number of issues, but it is a mistake to accuse her of any wrongdoing that is not based on fact.
The act is heartless, insensitive and inhuman — not so much in relation to the network’s management, or its 11,000 or so workers who will all lose their jobs, as in relation to the vast millions of Filipinos who will be deprived of the network’s basic services.
The coronavirus disease (Covid-19) vaccines are becoming an important tool in diplomacy, more potent as a weapon than a strategic nuclear ballistic missile.As countries around the world scramble to acquire them to defeat the pandemic, big powers are using the vaccines...
A young fighter pilot, Raul del Rosario, flying an S-211 jet, found the danger first in February 1995 while patrolling over the disputed South China Sea.He saw a makeshift shelter on a half-submerged Mischief Reef, locally known as Panganiban Reef, well within the...
Five hundred years ago the Portuguese mariner Ferdinand Magellan first arrived, bringing the Christian faith to the Philippines, which has become a beacon of the Roman Catholicism in this part of the world.The Philippines is the third largest Catholic country in the...
Never Again! This has been our mantra every time we commemorate the declaration of martial law that started the dictatorial rule of Marcos which lasted over thirteen years.
“I have returned to join the ranks of those struggling to restore our rights and freedoms through non-violence.” This was part of the statement Ninoy Aquino wanted to deliver upon his arrival from exile thirty-six years ago.
We find ourselves living in a society where killing and corruption have become normal. People don’t even consider these as sin. What is happening can be described as the “culture of death” – a term used by Pope John II in his encyclical “Evangelium Vitae.”
The Holy Book says: “There is an appointed time for everything, and a time for every affair under the heavens.” (Eccl. 3:1) Thus “there is a time to love.” (Eccl. 3:8)
Black clouds signify dark and even stormy times are coming.
Fasting now is a growing trend, but for different reasons.
Very little is known about St. Thomas More, the patron of statesmen and politicians as declared by Pope John Paul II in the year 2000. He lived a very inspiring life and is a model of firmness of conscience to the end.
I recall a question articulated by our former Vice President Emmanuel Pelaez many years ago.
We have been taught in CFC to live out our faith, to consider our faith as an integral part of our being, not merely as a separate compartment of our life.
Are Filipinos that forgiving or are we simply forgetful?
At an age when people, especially millennials, seem to seek personal fulfilment through high-profile accomplishments, one woman has just been recognized as a model of sanctity through devoting her life to teaching chemistry—without fanfare.
EIGHTEEN months into office and still, Rodrigo Duterte escapes identification…