Ilocos Sur. Rep. Ronald Singson in an undated photo.


HONG KONG — The district court handling the drug trafficking case of Ilocos Sur Rep. Ronald Singson adjourned the hearing for the third time following the appeal of the prosecution for more time to prepare the case.


A demonstration of the proper use of a condom is conducted at a community health center in Malabon City on Nov. 21.  (EPA/Rolex Dela Pena)


MANILA — Malacañang welcomed the pronouncement of Pope Benedict XVI that condom use may be allowed to prevent the spread of HIV-AIDS, and urged local Church officials to take the same stand because “they cannot be more popish than the Pope.”

Nov. 19, 2010



Shalani Soledad and Benigno Aquino III in an undated photo.


MANILA — A happy president works harder.

So respect his wishes and let him be regarding his love life.

Nov. 19, 2010



MANILA — Catholics cannot attend Simbang Gabi or the holiday season dawn Mass inside shopping malls, the Archbishop of Manila said on Thursday.

Archbishop Gaudencio Cardinal Rosales said the early morning Mass should only be celebrated in the parochial church.

Nov. 19, 2010


MANILA — Sen. Joker Arroyo reiterated his call on Papal Nuncio, Archbishop Edward Joseph Adams, and the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) to reply to the Senate’s call to increase the number of Filipino cardinals in the country.

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