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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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Manila, an ‘Oratio Imperata’ for the next government’s good behaviour
Card Tagle has called for a special novena to be recited at every Mass in the Archdiocese for the future of the country’s new political leaders. The new administration takes over this Thursday. “No one or group can claim that they were able to solve everything,” Tagle said.
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Millions of faithful join Black Nazarene procession in Manila despite high alert over possible attacks
The centuries-old statue of Christ moved through the capital with Catholics praying for graces and miracles. Thousands of police patrolled the streets of the capital. Fewer accidents than in the past with no casualties and only a hundred minor injuries reported. Card Tagle highlights selfless love and service to others following the example of Jesus.
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Mass in memory of the 'Bacon Priest', founder of Aid to the Church in Need
This afternoon a liturgical celebration in S. Maria Maggiore Basilica will honour the memory of Fr Werenfried van Straaten on the second anniversary of his death.
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.
Former Indonesian President defends a Catholic church
Former Indonesian President Abdurrahman Wahid (aka Gus Dur) is a moderate Muslim leader who says that religious freedom must be guaranteed for Catholics or he will take their case to court. Some 500 attacks have been reported in the country in the last 14 years.
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