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Malacaรฑang warns churches against violating IATF rules

By Roy Lagarde March 23, 2021 Manila, Philippines     Malacaรฑang has threatened to use police powers to close down churches that will defy its order prohibiting mass religious gatherings in Metro Manila and nearby provinces. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said doing so would be โ€œcontraryโ€ to the decision of the national Covid-19 Inter-Agency Task […]

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Pope will not preside over upcoming celebrations due to sciatica

Pope will not preside over upcoming celebrations due to sciatica The Holy See Press Office announces that Pope Francis will be unable to preside over a series of appointments on Sunday and Monday, due to a recurrence of sciatica. By Vatican News staff reporter Pope Francis will not preside at several celebrations on Sunday and […]

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World Mission Sunday: number of Catholics continues to rise worldwide

    Vatican City, Oct 16, 2020 / 01:00 pm MT (CNA).- The number of Catholics worldwide increased by almost 16 million in a year to 1.33 billion, according to statistics highlighted by the Vatican ahead of the 2020 World Mission Sunday.ย  Theย figures, sharedย by the Fides News Service Oct. 16, showed that there were 15,716,000 […]