Tourists take pictures of Taal Volcano as it started spewing ashes into the air during its initial stage of eruption on January 12. Photo: UCAN/Joe Torres
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Archishop of Lipa appeals for prayers and help

MANILA (CBCP): Archbishop Gilbert Garcera of Lipa appealed for prayers and help on January 13…

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Family and friends embrace each other on January 11 at the Imam Hussein Islamic Society mosque in Edmonton, Alberta. Photo: CNS/Bob Roller
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In memory of people killed in Tehran crash

EDMONTON (CNS): If grief is a journey, this is the first painful step: searing heartache….

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Pilgrims join the annual procession of the Black Nazarene during celebrations in Manila, Philippines, on January 9. Photo:CNS/Reuters
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Devotees disappointed over denial of access to Black Nazarene

MANILA (UCAN): The religious procession of Manila’s Black Nazarene image, which attracts millions annually, moved…

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Trying to encounter with the divine

Millions of Filipinos, many of them barefoot, walk the streets of Manila on January 9…

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Tagle in peace call as Philippine orders Iraq evacuation

MANILA (UCAN): Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, incoming head of the Vatican’s Congregation for the Evangelisation…

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