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Vatican spokesman Fr. Federico Lombardi S.J. addresses journalists during a May 15, 2014 press conference.

Vatican: rumor of assassination attempt on Pope Francis 'unreliable'

Feb 11, 2015

By Elise Harris

Vatican spokesman Fr. Federico Lombardi told journalists Tuesday that rumors circulating about a possible assassination attempt on Pope Francis during... Read more

Philippine's House of Representatives 2009. Photo

Court ruling on Philippines RH bill met with mixed responses

Apr 8, 2014

While disappointed that the country’s Supreme Court has upheld a controversial “reproductive health” law, the Catholic bishops of the Philippines... Read more

Rep. Smith joins a clean water distribution line operated by Catholic Relief Services and USAID to talk with victims of the typhoon.

Congressman highlights ongoing Philippines recovery efforts

Dec 12, 2013

By Kevin J. Jones, Adelaide Mena

Despite facing a long path to recovery after the devastation of Typhoon Haiyan, the people of the Philippines have not... Read more

Miss Philippines, Megan Young is crowned Miss World 2013 on Sept. 28, 2013 in Nusa Dua, Indonesia.

Beauty queen promotes morality in recent interview

Oct 23, 2013

The first ever Filipina-American to be crowned Miss World revealed her traditional values in a recent television interview.  Read more


New Philippines campaign seeks to help typhoon victims

Aug 30, 2013

The Augustinian Recollects in the Philippines have organized a campaign to assist the nearly one million people in Manila and... Read more


Dates, theme revealed for 2016 Eucharistic Congress

Apr 26, 2013

The Archdiocese of Cebu in the Philippines has announced that the next International Eucharistic Congress will be held in Cebu... Read more