February's Solidarity Campaign has netted 734 gifts so far (goal was 700). Let's set a record by the 28th!
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Philippines: new cardinal pledges to continue search for peace in Mindanao

Catholic World News - February 28, 2014

A Filipino prelate, newly elevated to the College of Cardinals, has pledged to continue his work for peace in the troubled province of Mindanao, the AsiaNews service reports.

Cardinal Orlando Beltran Quevedo of Cotabato, who received his red hat from Pope Francis on February 22, said that he would work for a lasting ceasefire to stop the conflict between government troops and Islamic rebels in the southern province. But he will not take a public role, he said. “I want to work for peace, yes, but not in the forefront. I want to stay in the background.”

Additional sources for this story
Some links will take you to other sites, in a new window.

An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:

Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!

Progress toward our February expenses ($5,323 to go):
$35,000.00 $29,676.54
15% 85%
Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

There are no comments yet for this item.

Subscribe for free
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org
Shop Amazon

Recent Catholic Commentary

Ad Imaginem Dei: a gem of a blog on Christian art 11 hours ago
The Complexities of Persecution 23 hours ago
Ukraine: A great lesson in thinking like a Catholic. 24 hours ago
Notre Dame has lost two contrasting giants February 27
Two good publishers, six new books for Lent February 26

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Pope Francis to address Congress in joint session in September CWN - February 5