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Meet Kenneth Rey Parsad, the eye-catching seminarian in Pope Francis’ Manila Cathedral mass

A seminarian from the University of Santo Tomas (UST) stole the limelight during Pope Francis’ mass for the religious and selected members of the laity at the Manila Cathedral Friday afternoon. Filipinos who followed […]

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SURPRISE! Pope Francis visits a center for street children in Manila

Instead of returning to his official residence at the Apostolic Nunciature after officiating a mass at the Manila Cathedral, Pope Francis decided to make a 30-minute visit to Tulay ng Kabataan (TNK) Foundation, […]

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FULL TEXT: Pope Francis homily during the Holy Mass in Manila Cathedral

(Delivered January 16 2015) “Do you love me?… Tend my sheep” (Jn 21:15-17). Jesus’ words to Peter in today’s Gospel are the first words I speak to you, dear brother bishops and […]

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FULL TEXT: Speech of President Aquino during Pope Francis’ courtesy call in Malacañang – January 16 2015

[Delivered at Malacañan Palace, Manila, on January 16, 2015] Your Holiness: Colonialism was brought to our shores, partly by the efforts of the conquistadores, and partly through the efforts of the Church. […]

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FULL TEXT: Pope Francis speech in Malacanang – January 16 2015

Ladies and Gentlemen, I thank you, Mr President, for your kind welcome and for your words of greeting in the name of the authorities and people of the Philippines, and the distinguished members […]

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Alan Cayetano promises P10,000 ‘ayuda’ for Filipinos in new ad: #BotongPinoy2022

Taguig City Congressman and former House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano and his remaining allies are touting a bill that they filed that seeks to provide a financial assistance of P10,000 to all […]

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#WalangPasok – May 13 2021 declared a holiday for Eid’l Fitr

Muslims around the globe will be observing the end of the holy month of Ramadan, referred to as Eid’l Fitr, during the second week of May. The said religious observance is an […]

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How can gov’t workers apply for a 14-day COVID leave?

Second of two parts As previously reported by The Filipino Scribe, government employees can apply for a paid leave of 14 calendar days in case they need to be quarantined due to […]

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CSC grants 14-day paid leave for gov’t workers who get COVID-19

First of two parts Government employees who test positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 can avail of a 14-day paid leave, according to a memorandum released last year by the Civil […]

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