CHURCH & SOCIETY

Photos: Filipino children mark All Saints’ Day with ‘parade of saints’

The Church encourages parents to dress their children like saints to create a deeper awareness of the lives of holy men and women

Photos: FABC ends general conference with Holy Eucharist

The Federation of Asian Bishops' Conferences ends its 18-day general conference with a Holy Mass in Bangkok, Thailand

Photos: Philippines’ candlemakers prepare for All Saints’ Day, All Souls’ Day...

The demand for candles has picked up as authorities relaxed health restrictions and allowed more people to visit their departed

Photos: ‘One Million Children Praying the Rosary’

A million children around the world joined the international prayer campaign “One million children praying the Rosary”

FABC 50: Thai youth welcome Asian bishops with spectacular show

“Journeying together as the Peoples of Asia” involved over 100 students who danced, sang, and reenacted the arrival of Catholicism

FABC 50: Video message of Pope Francis to Asian bishops

"I wish to accompany you in some way in the work of fraternity and exchange of ideas that you will carry out"

Photos: ‘La Naval de Manila’

Thousands of Filipino Catholics braved the rain and the threat of the coronavirus disease to join in the "La Naval de Manila” procession

Photos: Solemnity of Our Lady of Peñafrancia

A much-awaited fluvial procession was held on September 17, in Naga City, to mark the “Solemnity of Our Lady of Peñafrancia”

Photos: ‘Nuestra Señora de Peñafrancia’

The Nuestra Señora de Peñafrancia is believed to be a miraculous image of the Virgin Mary that is venerated in Naga City since 1710.

Photos: Filipinos celebrate promulgation of heroic virtues of Venerable Teofilo Camomot

Thousands of people attended the Thanksgiving Mass and promulgation of the decree of Venerable Teofilo Camomot’s heroic virtue

Photos: Celebrating faith in a southern Philippine town

The sleepy little town of Dapitan in the southern Philippines comes to life every 24th of July to celebrate their faith

Photos: Claretians ordain first missionary priest from Myanmar

Father Francisco Saw Jimmy Htwe, CMF, becomes the first Burmese national to be a Claretian missionary priest

Photos: Installation of a new parish priest

The installation or induction of a new parish priest is an occasion for him to be formally presented to the parish in a liturgical context

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