The Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) said it was "perplexed" by the case filed by former election chair Harriet Demetriou against Fr. Winston Cabading, a local media outfit reported.
"We are badly needing huge trees like Acacia Trees because of the damaging effects of global warming and climate change. The cutting of four huge Acacia Trees is a big loss not only for this generation but for many generations to come," said Bishop Uy.
The CBCP Cluster Against Human Trafficking (CCAHT) hopes the annual NDPAHT will help heighten the consciousness of faith communities on the issue “and will encourage them to protect their respective families, particularly women and children, against trafficking.”
Filipino Catholic bishops will gather in at the Pope Pius XII Catholic Center in Manila from January 28 to 30 for their 125th plenary assembly. The meeting involves discussions on a broad range of topics affecting the faithful in the country.
The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines, in collaboration with the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, has released commemorative coins in celebration of the 500 years of Christianity in the country.
Bishop Narciso Abellana of the CBCP Episcopal Commission for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People (ECMI) said that “God’s inclusive love” enjoins people to regard migrants and refugees as “co-builders and co-citizens”.
Asia’s Catholic bishops have issued “suggestions” to celebrate the first “World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly” in a special newsletter released by the Office of Laity and Family of the Federation of Asian Bishops' Conferences .