WITH visiting American bishops led by New York Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan as his audience, Pope Benedict XVI praised “honest efforts” by the Catholic Church in confronting the priestly sex abuse scandal which he said has become a “scourge” at every level of society.



Leaders of the Filipino community in the New York area have formally asked Archbishop Timothy Dolan (photo above) with “all humility and deep respect” to reconsider his decision to end the holding of the annual “Simbang Gabi” or misa de gallo at the Philippine Center on Fifth Avenue.


The search for the Grand Marshal of the 2012 Philippine Independence Day Parade, in commemoration of the 114th anniversary of Philippine independence from Spain, is now open for nominations.

From left, Rio Guerrero (partner, Guerrero Yee LLP), Danielle Mangabat (contest winner), Venessa Manzano (school director, The Filipino School) and Tsui Yee (partner, Guerrero Yee LLP).

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