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...

Scandals pushed Pinoys to run to church – analyst

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The scandals that rocked the different government institutions paved the way for the Church to gain more trust from Filipinos, an analyst said. San Beda Graduate School of Law Dean Fr. Ranhilio Aquino told Radio Veritas, “Political branches of government saw...

KofC Council 1920 celebrates its 96th Anniversary

The Knights of Columbus (KofC) Council 1920, which is comprised of these 5 parishes, St. Dominic’s Church (Eagle Rock), Cristo Rey Church (Los Angeles) Incarnation Church (Glendale), Holy Family Church (Glendale), and Holy Trinity Church (Atwater) parish, is celebrating it...

World Class Children’s Choir from the Philippines Captures the Hearts of Filipino-Angelenos

The Baao Children and Youth Choir (BCYC) is a community and church based choir composed of 11 to 18 year-old students from Rosary School Inc. and Baao National High School Special Program in the Arts. Beginning August 6 up to September 3, 2014, the Baao Children and Youth Choir...

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...

CBCP head pushes rosary campaign for conversion of pork barrel scam ‘culprits’

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The head of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines on Saturday urged Filipino faithful to pray an extra rosary from May 31 to August 15 for the “conversion” of personalities involved in the P10-billion pork barrel scam. CBCP president and...

Effortless Easter Ham

(Family Features) This year, make your Easter ham effortless by ditching the oven and using your slow cooker instead. While most people think about slow cooking for staples like chili and stew, it’s also perfect for center-of-the-plate feasts — like an Easter ham. Using the slow...

Five injured in attack on Philippine church

ZAMBOANGA (AFP) – Five people were injured Sunday when motorcycle-riding men hurled a grenade into a church in the troubled southern Philippines in a city known for Muslim rebel activity, officials said. One of two men on the motorcycle threw the grenade into the Roman Catholic...

Catholic bishops welcome Quevedo cardinalship

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Catholic prelates were elated with the naming of Cotabato Archbishop Orlando Quevedo, OMI as Cardinal by no less than Pope Francis at the Vatican. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle thanked Pope Francis for associating the Cardinal-elect prelate and...

Lightning kills eight church goers in Malawi

BLANTYRE  (AFP) – A lightning strike killed eight worshippers including a child at a church in Malawi’s capital Lilongwe on Saturday, a health ministry official said. “The worshippers were having an extended session of Saturday prayers when lightning struck their church at around...
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