Lunes, Mayo 16, 2011

Filipino Catholics celebrate May festivals

MANY towns and villages across the country are now in the thick of celebrating the Flores de Mayo (Flowers of May), a centuries-old Catholic festival in honor of the Virgin Mary.


A changed ‘Jane Roe’ to star in pro-life movie

HISTORICALLY, Norma McCorvey was known by her legal pseudonym “Jane Roe,” the plaintiff in the 1973 lawsuit “Roe v. Wade,” which later resulted in the US Supreme Court overturning individual states’ laws against abortion by ruling them unconstitutional.


Meatless Fridays returning to England, Wales

THE practice of abstaining from eating meat on Fridays is to return in England and Wales later this year.


Pope Benedict promotes Tridentine Mass

A NEW Vatican instruction calls on local bishops and pastors to respond generously to Catholics who seek celebration of the Mass according to the 1962 Roman Missal, commonly known as the Tridentine rite.


Amnesty slams Vatican for failure to protect children

AMNESTY International named the Vatican in its annual report on human rights’ concerns for not sufficiently complying with international mandates on protecting children from abuse.


Sabado, Mayo 14, 2011

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