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Two US tourists were abducted in Philippines

Tweet   As reported by the local chief police Nonito Asdai, Gerfa Yeatts Lunsmann, 50 yrs, her son Kevin, 14 yrs, and her Filipino nephew Romnick Jakaria, 19 yrs of age were snatched by more than a dozen gunmen who attacked the island by boat before dawn. He stated that "They made the bodyguards lie [Continue reading]

Televised Q&A by Pope Benedict XVI on Good Friday

Televised Q&A by Pope Benedict XVI on Good Friday

Tweet Pope Benedict XVI conducted a televised question-and-answer session to characterize Good Friday, dealing with questions from as far away as Iraq, Ivory Coast and Japan on issues as comprehensive as death, violence, intimidation and suffering. The Pope said to a Japanese girl disheartened by the ravaging quake and tsunami in her homeland that [Continue reading]

Mormon church to build new temples

Mormon church to build new temples

Tweet Thomas S. Monson president of  Utah Mormon church has announced that they will build three new temples in North America The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will build temples in Meridian, Idaho; Fort Collins, Colo.; and Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The new temples "will certainly be a blessing to our members in those [Continue reading]

John Paul II set to be beatified on May 1, 2011

John Paul II set to be beatified on  May 1, 2011

Tweet In the canonization process, beatification is the third of the four steps. A person who is beatified is given the title "Blessed". John Paul II is slated  to be beatified on May 1. This important announcement was announced by the Vatican Friday, after Pope Benedict XVI signed an official decree. Pope  Benedict agreed to [Continue reading]

Pope gives an ‘OK’ in using condoms

Pope gives an ‘OK’ in using condoms

Tweet       Pope Benedict XVI has made a major shift in the use of condoms now saying it is acceptable in exceptional circumstances.  Contrary to his statement in last year, the Pope now says that use of condoms are justifiable in cases like HIV prevention for male prostitutes. The pontiff made his comments [Continue reading]

Muslims begin Ramadan with fasting and prayer

Muslims begin Ramadan with fasting and prayer

Tweet To start  the holy month of Ramadan, Filipino Muslims has started to fast and do their predawn prayers on Wednesday. [Continue reading]

Christians in Canada enraged over giving communion for a dog

Christians in Canada  enraged over giving communion for a dog

Tweet Some people in Canada’s Christian community were furious with an Anglican priest  after she gave holy communion to a man and his dog. An apology was made by Marguerite Rea regarding the incident, which happened last month, however it only prompted anger and offense among some in the country’s Anglican community. [Continue reading]

Pope prays for the 'love parade' victims

Pope prays for the 'love parade' victims

Tweet As he prayed , the Pope said that his thoughts and prayers were with those who lost their lives at a music festival in Duisburg, Germany. [Continue reading]

South Korea priests to use iPad in mass

South Korea priests to use iPad in mass

Tweet     "There is no problem if priests adopt tools like the iPad tablet computers while serving their homilies," said an expert in South Korea in a report last week. The idea of reading a missal from an iPad may result in controversies, however, an increasing number of young priests are open to the [Continue reading]

Face of Jesus seen in Google Earth satellite image

Face of Jesus seen in Google Earth satellite image

Tweet   Whatever the explanation behind this occurrence, the face or likeness of Jesus Christ has been picked up by Google Earth’s satellite [Continue reading]

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