Family + Faith

PADRE PIO, DEVIL’S ADVERSARY | Pope pays tribute to mystic monk...

Many people said Pio knew what they were about to confess. He is said to have told then-bishop Karol Wojytla of Poland in the mid-1960s that he would become pope. Wojtyla became Pope John Paul in 1978 and in 2002 declared Pio a saint. Padre Pio’s biographers say he wrestled with the Devil regularly in his cell in a small monastery that is now the centerpiece of a sprawling complex visited by a million pilgrims a year.

WATCH | Health experts say call to endorse vaping is “height...

Public health think tank HealthJustice and anti-tobacco organization Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) have denounced a vapers' group's call for the Department of...

Someday, he’ll ‘win’ someone’s heart but for now, Senator Gatchalian is...

Someday, his best friends and family hope, this bright, amiable, well-mannered senator will "win" the heart of the right woman. But for now, Senator Sherwin Gatchalian will repeat what he has done the past 10 Valentine's Day: go home early and sleep.

LOOK | The different faces of love around the globe

Because love makes the world go round.

In a first, Gerber names boy with Down syndrome ‘Spokesbaby’

Eighteen month-old Lucas Warren is just adorably perfect!

LOOK | Quiapo gets ready for Traslacion 2018

The air is thick with excitement as devotees prepare for Tuesday's rites and procession.

‘Feel free to breastfeed’ in Sistine Chapel, Pope tells mothers

Pope Francis baptized 34 infants during a long ceremony in the Sistine Chapel on Sunday and told their mothers to feel free to breastfeed them there if they were hungry.

Behold the Christmas story—in a limestone cave

One of the world’s largest limestone caves has a traditional living nativity that is getting more than shepherds and wise men visiting.

Franciscan monks put baby Jesus on bed of bullets to press...

Franciscan monks have put the baby Jesus in a crib made of bullet shells in a yearly “provocation” nativity scene designed to draw attention to those suffering in the world.

REFLECTION | ‘And the Word became flesh and lived among us’

This Christmas season, let us pray, reflect, and take the journey together as one people of faith and hope who are united in love.