» 08/21/2004, 00.00
Kalinga, a land of tribal wars and fragile peace
The Church has the hard task of changing the culture of war and vengeance of some Filipino tribes.
Bishops look at 2004
The Filipino Church looks back at the great moments of suffering that marked 2004, urging the faithful to greater compassion and empathy.
Card. Sin rushed to hospital; Radio Veritas prays for his health
BEC primary places for the New Evangelization, Cardinal Tagle says
According to the Archbishop of Manila Bec are “expression of a renewed Church” and places to share faith. Communion opens our hearts and doors to anyone. Participation in the Philippines means enabling the lay people to participate more fully in the life of the Church and its task of mission, he says.
Archbishop Capalla tells people to rely on Cross of Jesus to fight corruption
Poor and rich believers can show the government how to "make sacrifices for the people".
Card Tagle: laity as active messengers for the New Evangelisation
Manila archbishop opens First Saturday Catechesis in the capital, calling on lay people to be the first witnesses of the Gospel at home, at work, and in society. For priests, the task is to educate them about their mission. Prelate appeals to politicians, who more than any other must "bring the teachings of Christ to their world."
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