Manny Pacquiao: So faithful

All he aspired for when he was starting his boxing career was to be the champion of the Philippines. But after two decades in the sport, Manny Pacquiao has become not only his beloved nation’s champ; but also a well-respected world boxing record-holder – the first and only...

How ‘PBB’ strengthened Daniel Matsunaga’s faith

“Pinoy Big Brother: All-In” big winner Daniel Matsunaga considers his stay inside the famous yellow house his best experience to date because it brought him closer to God. “All I had was God and the housemates. We didn’t have gadgets, phones, nothing. It was hard,” he said during...

INC’s 100th anniversary draws 2 million faithfuls

BOCAUE (AFP) – As many as two million people gathered in the Philippine capital on Sunday to mark the 100th anniversary of a powerful homegrown church, showcasing the conservative group’s discipline and influence. Some of the faithful waited overnight in the pouring Manila rain...

Lent is a time for self-reflection

The period of Cuaresma or Mahal na Araw is a great time of the year where Filipinos join Christians throughout the world in preparing believers through prayer, penance and self-denial in a solemn commemoration of the most tragic event in religious history. The forty-day period...

CBCP to distribute 1,000 bibles to areas affected by ‘Yolanda’

MANILA (Mabuhay) – After sending 3,000 rosaries, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) through the Episcopal Commission for the Biblical Apostolate (ECBA) will be sending 1,000 copies of Tagalog Bibles to the survivors of typhoon “Yolanda” that ravaged the...