» 02/16/2007, 00.00
Stop US GM food, says Cardinal Rosales
Manila archbishop calls for a moratorium on the importation of genetically-modified GM food. He says scientists have already warned that GM crops and food products could harm the environment and human beings.
World Day of the Sick: turning suffering into a school of hope
Today is World Day of the Sick. Filipino nun describes her experience in the University of Santo Tomas Catholic Hospital, Manila, where more than half of the beds are reserved for the poor. The hospital also offers spiritual care for patients and their families.
Politics should be about the common good, not personal power, Cardinal Rosales says
The archbishop of the capital tells AsiaNews that every follower of Christ should help their fellow man, especially those who are suffering, not only politicians. Welcome mass is celebrated in Manila Cathedral for the new auxiliary bishop, Mgr Broderick Pabillo.
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I want to offer new hope to the nameless poor, says Card Rosales
The newly appointed cardinal accepts his new function with "humility" and reiterates his commitment to the poor. Filipino president congratulates the new cardinal. For the rector of the Pontifical Filipino College, Rosales is a man of prayer and pastoral action. The three new Asian appointments are a signal that the Church intends to renew its missionary spirit in the continent.
Manila, the Church celebrates the Pondo ng Pinoy: An extraordinary solidarity
Almost 300 thousand euro in a year: it is the sum collected from the bottom of charity, founded nine years ago to help the most needy, which invites Filipinos from all walks of pesos to donate 25 cents a day to help the poorest. Fr. Apacible: "It is a minimum amount, but by joining every little effort we can ensure support for the needy."
Year for Priests: Manila cardinal promotes ‘Book of Spiritual Offerings for Priests’
Archbishop Rosales launches an initiative to involve the laity in the celebration of the Year for Priests declared by Benedict XVI. Parishes throughout the capital make available a book in which the faithful and communities can write their special prayers and indicate the novenas, adorations, works of mercy, forms of sacrifices done for priests.
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