Pope discusses human rights, democracy with Philippine president

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The defense of human rights and the safeguarding of democracy throughout Southeast Asia were on the agenda as Pope Benedict XVI and his secretary of state met Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. The pope and Cardinal Tarcisio…

The Bells of Balangiga

The Bells of Balangiga…are church bells of the Parish of Balangiga in the Philippines but now displayed on the grounds of F.E. Warren Air Force Base in Cheyenne, Wyoming.  How did the bells get there?  Well, in a nutshell, during…

Cardinal Dulles on Benedict XVI

“The Theology of the Church according to Benedict XVI” Saturday, June 2, 2007 at 1 p.m. The Great Hall | Duane Library Rose Hill Campus | Bronx,New York The lecture is free and open to the public. For further information,…

San Lorenzo Ruiz

Lorenzo Ruiz Filipino, layman. Born in Binondo (Manila) of a Chinese Father and a Filipino mother, he received his education from the Dominicans, becoming a member of the Rosary Confraternity. He married and fathered three children. Becoming involved in some…