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Bishops Successors of the Apostles

Bishops Successors of the ApostlesPastoral LetterSix or seven months after Christ inaugurated His public ministry, He left Capharnaum and went to a nearby mountain, where He prayed the whole night.  He was about to make a decision that would give form to the whole future of His work;  He was about to choose from among His many disciples those to whom He would entrust the continuation of His mission on earth.  So He took counsel with His Father

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Carta de la Comision Episcopal de Filipinas Acerca del Segundo Congreso Eucaristico Nacional para Conmemorar el Centenario del Establecimiento de la Fiesta del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus

Carta de la Comision Episcopal de Filipinas Acerca del Segundo Congreso Eucaristico Nacional para Conmemorar el Centenario del Establecimiento de la Fiesta del Sagrado Corazon de JesusAl Reverendo Clero Secular y Regular y a todos los Fieles de Filipinas.Amados hijos en el Señor:Con el mas ferviente himno de accion de gracias debe el orbe Catolico celebrar este Centenario de la Fiesta del Divino Corazon de Jesus.  De este inagotable manantial de

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Statement of the Catholic Hierarchy of the Philippines on the U.S.T. Strike

Statement of the Catholic Hierarchyof the Philippines on the U.S.T. StrikeTo our dearly beloved brethren in Christ,It is with great sadness in Our hearts that We feel obliged to refer publicly to a certain strike now existing in Our Pontifical University of Santo Tomas.You already know, beloved brethren, Our constant pastoral solicitude for even the smallest among our flock.  We have expounded before you in a Pastoral Letter the teachings of Our

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Statement of the Philippine Hierarchy on the Novels of Dr. Jose Rizal

Statement of the Philippine Hierarchyon the Novels of Dr. Jose RizalNoli Me Tangere and El Filibusterismo Among the many illustrious Filipinos who have distinguished themselves in the service of their country, the highest place of honor belongs to Dr. Jose Rizal.  And justly so; for Rizal possessed to an eminent degree those virtues which together make up true patriotism.  He loved his country not in word alone but in deed.  He devoted his

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