Category Archives: Catholic Church

CATHOLIC PRIEST RUNNNG IN 2022 ELECTIION STIRS UP CONTROVERSY

CATHOLIC CHURCH AGAINST FATHER EM-EM LUEGO RUNNING FOR MAYOR IN DAVAO DE ORO TOWN

Even as the election is seven months away in May 2022, a Catholic priest running for mayor in Mabini town in Davao de Oro may have already lost: the Catholic Church is vehemently against his bid to win an election, with the Church expected to campaign among Catholic voters to drop the controversial priest.

Fr. Emerson “Em-Em” Luego, parish priest of Sr. Sto. Niño Parish, filed on October 8 his Certificate of Candidacy (CoC) for mayor of Mabini municipality amid ugly specualtions over why the Cathollic priest would involve himself in local politics.

Synod of Synodality 2023 covers non-Catholics: Dumaguete bishop

Cardinal-designate Orlando Quevedo addresses a press conference for the 9th Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences plenary assembly in 2009 in Manila. Pakistan Archbishop Lawrence John Saldanha of Lahore and now-Cardinal John Tong Hon of Hong Kong look on. (Roy Lagarde/national catholic reporter}

DUMAGUETE CITY – Unlike in the past, parishioners, lay leaders, and even people outside of the Roman Catholic Church are now being consulted by the Diocese of Dumaguete as part of its “listening process” for the Synod on Synodality.In an interview on Monday, Dumaguete Bishop Julito… Read More

Pedregosa to assume as new Malaybalay bishop

 July 9, 2021, 5:14 pm

MANILA – Bishop-elect Noel Pedregosa will officially assume as the new bishop of Malaybalay, Bukidnon on September 14.The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) news website reported that the 56-year-old monsignor will be ordained and installed as bishop in a Mass at 9… Read More