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Unity statement of the NCCP and CBCP for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2022

“We have observed his star at its rising and have come to pay him homage.”Matthew 2:2b, NRSV Christ’s light guides our journey. These are days of struggle, hardships, and despair. With Typhoon Odette and Omicron straining the capacities of local communities and families, Christians must unite in solidarity with the most vulnerable among us. The …

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PPCRV Prayer for the 2022 National and Local Elections

Leader: Let us pray that the forthcoming national and local elections may truly reflect the will of the Lord who guides the destinies of nations. For every petition, let us pray together: Response: Deliver us, Lord.From coercion, intimidation, violence and terrorism … From dishonesty, lies and all distortion of truth…From bribery, graft and all conspiracy …

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Decree of Implementation on the Revised Translation of the Trinitarian Conclusion of the Collects and Presidential Prayers

1. On 13 May 2020 (Prot. N. 228/20), a communication from the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments was sent to the President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines concerning n. 54 of the General Instruction of the Roman Missal and the current translation of the Trinitarian Conclusion of the Collect …

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CBCP message congratulating Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria Ressa

We, your Pastors and Bishops, wish to add our voices to that of the entire nation in congratulating Ms. Maria Ressa, for being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts “to safeguard freedom of expression.” Our recent Popes have on occasion highlighted the important role that the press play in gauging the health of …

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Pastoral Message for the Opening in the Local Churches of the Synod on Communion, Participation and Mission

JESUS WALKED WITH THEM(Luke 24:15) Beloved brothers and sisters in Christ: Future generations will look back to this day the seventeenth of October 2021 as a historic milestone in the life of the Church. The Holy Father convokes a General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops in October 2023. Because the topic is on the process itself …

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