Gold medalist weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz inspires the Philippines with her victory and Catholic devotion
by Jose Torres Jr. Manila, Philippines, Jul 27, 2021 / 12:55 pm Philippine Catholic bishops congratulated the country’s first-ever Olympic gold medalist, weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz, not only for her victory but for her show of faith and devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary. Diaz’s triumph came in the women’s 55-kilogram
Brother Josiah Kimani’s journey to his Final Oath with the Glenmary Home Missioners has taken him around the world. The Nyahururu, Kenya, native made stops in the Philippines and Qatar before reaching his ultimate destination as a missioner to rural America. Josiah will profess his Final Oath at 10:30 a.m.
by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Mar 14, 2021 / 05:00 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis offered Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica on Sunday to mark 500 years of Catholic faith in the Philippines. “Dear brothers and sisters, 500 years have passed since the Christian message first arrived in the Philippines.
A young woman from the Philippines who left behind wealth and privilege to follow God’s call for her is on the path to sainthood. Her great nephew, Dr. Chris Tuell, who lives in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, says the faith-filled example of Mother Rosario Arroyo continues to inspire the people
By Kevin J. Jones Denver Newsroom, Nov 5, 2020 / 10:28 am MT (CNA).- Typhoon Goni has hit the Philippines, killing several people and causing hundreds of thousands of people to flee their homes as the country struggles to recover from two other recent major storms and the ongoing coronavirus
December 6, 2018; Cincinnati, OH Fr. Kenneth Hendricks, who was arrested in the city of Naval in the Philippines on Dec. 5, 2018 is not, nor has ever been, a priest of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. To the best of our knowledge, he was ordained to the priesthood in the
CNA/EWTN News MANILA, PHILIPPINES — The Pope departed the Philippines Monday morning from Villamor Air Base at a farewell ceremony where over 400 abandoned children from various welfare centers performed songs to bid him farewell. “Pope Francis, we love you!” they said in a coordinated chant.
By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service ANTIPOLO, Philippines — Domingueto and Olimpia Ranola are proud of their daughter, Maricel, the only one of their nine children to go to college and one of the few young people from San Isidoro Labrador Parish chosen to attend Pope Francis’ Jan. 18 meeting