By Kate Pedroso
When people ask me about home, I always think of my parents’ house in Cavite, where I grew up. I was 16 when I left that house and moved to Quezon City for college, and I have been living away from home ever since.
By Fatima Malvar Peyra
I am a member of a family that is used to receiving balikbayan boxes every now and then, (especially during Christmas when our father does not come home).
By Rina Jimenez-David
Only one name is needed to explain why “The Trial,” Star Cinema’s latest offering, will be a hit. And that is John Lloyd Cruz, a certified “bankable” actor in both the small and big screens, even if in this movie he portrays a character far removed from his usual persona.
By Bernie V. Lopez
Perhaps many are asking why there is so much fuss in the Vatican over a seemingly “minor” topic as the “family,” which is being tackled in the global gathering of bishops on Oct. 5-19.
By Randy David
Starting today, Oct. 5, Catholic bishops from all over the world are congregating in Rome to discuss for the next two weeks the situation of the family in the contemporary world and the pastoral challenges this poses for the Church “in the context of evangelization.” This extraordinary synod reflects the substance and style of Pope Francis’ leadership of the Catholic Church. It is expressly consultative and collegial. And, judging from the working documents and discussion papers that have been circulated ahead of the synod, the sessions appear to throw open for discussion many Church teachings and practices that have alienated large numbers of the Catholic faithful.