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“Church of the Poor”: the Church in the Philippines’ Reception of Vatican II


Most Rev. Teodoro C. Bacani, Jr., bishop emeritus of the Diocese of Novaliches, Quezon City, was the keynote speaker n the first of the “Church of the Poor” lecture series, held at the CFA Seminar Room on March 12, 2015.

Bishop Bacani spoke on the topic: “Church of the Poor: the Church in the Philippines’ Reception of Vatican II.

The “Church of the Poor” lecture series aims at keeping the momentum, of Pope Francis’ visit to the Philippines. The 2nd installment is scheduled on April 22, 2015, with the topic “Agenda of PCP II – Priestly Renewal in the Church of the Poor”, with Fr. Catalino Arevalo, SJ.

To register, please call Me-Ann, 713-2972, or Yani, 713-2981 Ext. 184.

2nd “Church of Poor” Forum Set in April



T;he second installment of CFA’s “Church of the Poor” forum series is set for April 22, starting 9am. Venue is CFA’s Lagerwey Hall, 4427 Old Sta. Mesa, Manila. This time, discussions will focus on “Priestly Renewal in the Church of the Poor,” with the Second Plenary Council of the Philippines (PCP II) as the take-off point. Fr. Catalino Arevalo, SJ, is the principal speaker in the forum.

CFA launched the series “to keep alive the fire of Pope Francis’ visit to the Philippines.” While he was here, the Pope urged Filipino Catholics to think about, and do more, for what he calls “the last, the least and the lost.”

To register for the upcoming forum, contact Me-Ann, 713-2971, or Yani, 713-2981 Ext 184. Or E-mail training@cfamedia.org.