[Rewind #AwaNgDiyosPH] The ‘new evangelization’ is everyone’s business

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle leads the celebratiion of the opening mass of the 2015 Second Philippine Conference on the New Evangelization held at UST (photo by JHOANA PAULA TUAZON / The Filipino Connection)

 

 

For Easter, The Filipino Connection releases articles from its special edition on the apostolic visit of Pope Francis last January 15-19, 2015.

 

MANILA—Inside a Catholic university’s sprawling 5,000-seat basketball arena is a circular stage that’s smack in the middle of the basketball court, with spotlights directed there whizzing a heavenly feeling. Those spotlights simply exhilarate people, but so do the statuesque reminders of holiness seen on that same stage: the crucified Christ, the Blessed Virgin Mary, and the Sto. Niño (the Holy Child Jesus).

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[Rewind #AwaNgDiyosPH] Family ‘issues’ still tricky territory for Catholic Church

Miriam College and ABS-CBN organized a national congress on the Filipino that discussed thorny issues affecting today's families. Discussions during the said event showed how tricky dealing with these issues is (photo by the National Congress on the Filipino Family's Facebook account)

 

 

For Easter, The Filipino Connection releases articles from its special edition on the apostolic visit of Pope Francis last January 15-19, 2015.

 

 

PASAY CITY—A Filipino family congress here that coincided with the recent apostolic visit of Pope Francis provided a local version of how the Catholic world’s top bishops discussed and debated ticklish issues as an extraordinary synod.

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[Rewind #AwaNgDiyosPH] Venerable Aloysius Schwartz: The ‘Filipino’ who intercedes for the poor

Newly-declared Venerable Aloysius Schwartz

 

 

For Easter, The Filipino Connection releases articles from its special edition on the apostolic visit of Pope Francis last January 15-19, 2015.

 

MANILA—He was not Filipino by birth, but by heart.

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[Rewind #AwaNgDiyosPH] Spanish priest whom Pope Francis declared blessed still ‘Filipino’

Blessed Jose Maria de Manila, OFMCap.

 

For Easter, The Filipino Connection releases articles from its special edition on the apostolic visit of Pope Francis last January 15-19, 2015.

 

QUEZON CITY—From martyrdom to stardom: Those were the paths to sainthood for the first Filipino saints, San Lorenzo Ruiz and San Pedro Calungsod.

A third “Filipino” is also taking the same path.

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[Rewind #AwaNgDiyosPH] Mercy for a nun’s sainthood sought from Francis, Vatican

A bust of Servant of God Francisca Fuentes, O.P. (photo by MIA ROSIENNA MALLARI / The Filipino Connection)

 

 

For Easter, The Filipino Connection releases articles from its special edition on the apostolic visit of Pope Francis last January 15-19, 2015.

 

 

QUEZON CITY—A nearly-400-year-old congregation of Dominican nuns is hoping that mercy from the global Catholic Church hierarchy leads to the group’s biggest triumph.

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[Rewind #AwaNgDiyosPH] Clergy sexual abuse: Church’s ‘scourge’ resurrects its PHL tie-in

This is the webpage of the advocacy group Bishop Accountability presenting its 2015 research project on the Philippines, recording alleged clergy sexual abuse cases by clergymen from the Philippines or from the United States but involving Filipinos and Americans.

 

 

For Easter, The Filipino Connection releases articles from its special edition on the apostolic visit of Pope Francis last January 15-19, 2015.

 

MANILA—Just as Pope Francis had stepped out of the Sri Lankan Airlines plane to set afoot in Asia’s Catholic stronghold January 15, a US-based group’s website still has no updated page that’s supposed to bare explosive information that the group said —and promised— it will upload “in time” for the Pontiff’s visit to the Philippines.

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[Exclusive] [#AwaNgDiyosPH] Another blessing from Pope Francis: A new venerable for PH Church

FB post breaking the news

 

 

MANILA (The Filipino Connection)–Who says Pope Francis’ blessings to the Philippines are over?

Fresh from a five-day apostolic visit to the country, Pope Francis gave another good news to the Philippine Catholic Church when he declared American missionary Msgr. Aloysius Schwartz venerable today.

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[#AwaNgDiyosPH] Filipinos’ own ‘synod’ re-enacts Vatican’s October ’14 gab

Filipino families, like others worldwide, face issues that threaten their unity. In his recent apostolic visit to the Philippines, Pope Francis said "protect families" (Photo by JEREMAIAH OPINIANO / The Filipino Connection)

 

 

PASAY CITY (The Filipino Connection and Philstar.com)—A Filipino family congress here that coincided with the recent apostolic visit of Pope Francis provided a local version of what happened when the Catholic world’s top bishops discussed and debated ticklish issues last October.

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[#AwaNgDiyosPH] A family-centric final Papal word to a devout nation

Unofficially, the January 18 Papal Mass officiated by Pope Francis at the Quirino Grandstand set a world record for the most number of people gathered for a single person (Photo by Mark Santiago / CBCPNews.com)

 

 

MANILA–From his first speech to his final homily in a four-day, four-night Philippine visit, His Holiness Pope Francis reiterated that Filipinos should protect families.

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[#AwaNgDiosPH] ‘Joyous’ Sunday Papal message: The Church’s reform

An attendee of the Papal Mass at the Quirino Grandstand in Manila holds an image of the St. Nino, whose feast was celebrated with the Vicar of Christ leading the celebration (photo by NATALIE HAZEL QUIMLAT / CBCPNews.com)

 

 

MANILA (The Filipino Connection and Philstar.com)—It took a 12-year-old out-of-school Filipina to pierce tearfully the heart of a pope, leading the Vicar of Christ to make an entire Sunday one joyous justification of his pursuit of reforms for the global Catholic Church.

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