By Randy David
Perhaps not many people are aware that the Pope is not just the head of the Catholic Church but also the leader of a sovereign state, the Holy See.
By Fr. Jerry M. Orbos SVD
The story is told about a professor who was explaining credit and debit to his accounting student. “Credit is when you work, earn, and save money. Debit is when you do not work, do not earn, and do not save money,” he said. The student asked: “What about when you do not work, do not save, and yet have money?” “Ah,” the professor replied, “that is kupit(filching).”
By By Fr. Jerry M. Orbos SVD
Sometime last week, on our way to Batangas, I told my driver: “Mag rosary tayo.” To my surprise, he made a sudden U-turn and brought me to the grocery!
By Bernardo M. Villegas
What I have read about “the possible change in Catholic doctrine concerning divorce, artificial contraception, and same-sex union” in some sectors of the international and local media gives me a sense of deja vu.
Juan Flavier’s passing bereaves not just his family, colleagues and friends but the nation as well. Tiny he may have been, yet what a gaping wound his death has left on the national psyche.