Wearing protective suits, government personnel assist the returning overseas Filipino workers upon arriving at the Laguindingan Airport in Laguindingan, Misamis Oriental before going to their respective hometowns in Mindanao on Monday (May 26). Two sweeper flights flew in the 333 OFWs who were stranded in Metro Manila to Mindanao after spending more than two months following the declaration of enhanced community quarantine protocol in Luzon. (Jigger J. Jerusalem/»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsMay 26th, 2020Related News

Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulchre reopens

JERUSALEM, Isreal (AFP) — Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulchre reopened Sunday, 24 May, after a two-month closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Christian authorities in the holy city said. “Starting on Sunday 24th this most Holy Place will be accessible again to the faithful for visits and prayers,” leaders of the 3 denominations that […] The post Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulchre reopens appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsMay 25th, 2020Related News

Israel top court approves coalition deal, new govt to be sworn in May 13

​Jerusalem - Israel's Supreme Court on Wednesday approved a coalition deal between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his rival-turned-ally Benny Gantz, paving the way for a unity government to be sworn in next week.....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsMay 7th, 2020Related News

The works I do in my father’s name

  Gospel: Jn 10:22-30 * THE feast of the Dedication was then taking place in Jerusalem. It was winter. And Jesus walked about in the temple area on the Portico of Solomon. So the Jews gathered around him and said to him, “How long are you going to keep us in suspense? If you are […].....»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsMay 4th, 2020Related News

Even in pandemic, Jews flown to Jerusalem for burial

Serge Bokobza's family did not want him to be buried anywhere but Jerusalem so when he died of coronavirus they transferred the body from France, despite the difficulties during a pandemic......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsMay 4th, 2020Related News

The Emmaus walk

  Gospel: Lk24:13-35   *   THAT very day, the first day of the week, two of Jesus’ disciples were going to a village seven miles from Jerusalem called Emmaus, and they were conversing about all the things that had occurred. And it happened that while they were conversing and debating, Jesus himself drew near […].....»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsApr 26th, 2020Related News

How do we return to Jerusalem changed?

Our Gospel today, Luke 24:13-35, begins with two disciples of Jesus journeying to Emmaus......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsApr 25th, 2020Related News

Israel further eases virus measures for shops, restaurants

JERUSALEM – The Israeli government Friday, April 24, approved new steps to ease its lockdown measures for retail and service businesses, in the hope of reinvigorating the collapsing economy. While malls will remain closed, all other shops will be allowed to reopen if they follow strict measures such as limiting the ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsApr 25th, 2020Related News

The Emmaus road during a pandemic

Tomorrow is the Third Sunday of Easter. In the Gospel narrative of St. Luke, the risen Christ encounters the disciple named Cleofas and another disciple on their journey to Emmaus, a village seven miles from Jerusalem. Jesus did not tell them who he was straight away. Instead, he asked them, “What are you discussing as you walk along?” as the two were talking about the things that had occurred......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsApr 24th, 2020Related News

Israel s Benny Gantz says to be defense minister in new gov t

JERUSALEM, Undefined – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's former rival Benny Gantz announced Tuesday, April 21,  he was set to become defense minister, a day after the two signed a hard-won unity government deal . The agreement, ending a 16-month political deadlock , sees Netanyahu serve as premier for the first half of ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsApr 22nd, 2020Related News

7 Pinoys in line for title bids

Seven Filipino fighters are next in line for a mandatory world title shot as the WBC, WBA, IBF and WBO released their ratings last Friday showing bantamweights Nonito Donaire, Jr., Raymart Gaballo and Michael Dasmariñas, flyweight Giemel Magramo and minimumweight Melvin Jerusalem ranked No. 1 and flyweight Jayson Mama and minimumweight Rene Mark Cuarto No. 3 by the IBF with the top two slots vacant in their divisions......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsApr 19th, 2020Related News


Children play outdoors with a grocery bag for a kite during Lent in Barangay Tablon, Cagayan de Oro, oblivious to the local government's order to residents to stay inside their homes to avoid infection from Covid-19.(Jigger J. Jerusalem/»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsApr 13th, 2020Related News


A river leading to the Guadalupe shrine in Barangay Tablon, Cagayan de Oro was closed to the public for this year’s observance of Holy Week to avoid the spread of COVID-19. In the past, especially on Good Fridays, thousands of Roman Catholic devotees travel to the religious site on foot. (Jigger J. Jerusalem/»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsApr 11th, 2020Related News

Faith in this Holy week

  THE Christian world is now in the middle of Holy Week. It should have begun, as in the past, with festive palm-waving crowds in churches all over the country, in commemoration of the welcome the people of Jerusalem gave Jesus on that first Palm Sunday. But all that festivity which we reenact in this […].....»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsApr 7th, 2020Related News

Lord of the storm enters Jerusalem

This Sunday we commemorate Palm Sunday. It is the triumphant entrance of Our Lord Jesus Christ into Jerusalem, the eternal city. On this day two millennia ago, Christ, astride a donkey, entered the Holy City and was met by a throng of worshippers, laying palm leaves and spreading their cloaks along the path and crying out in acclamation Hosanna! "Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord, the king of Israel.".....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsApr 4th, 2020Related News

Israel s Gantz calls for emergency unity government

JERUSALEM – Israel's ex-military chief Benny Gantz called for an emergency unity government after being elected parliament speaker Thursday, March 26, likely leading to an alliance with his rival Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to tackle coronavirus. "These are unusual times and they call for unusual decisions," Gantz told the Knesset, ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsMar 26th, 2020Related News

Netanyahu ally resigns as speaker of Israel parliament

JERUSALEM – A right-wing ally of Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stepped down as speaker of parliament on Wednesday, March 25, in a blow to the embattled premier, the latest development in a months-long political crisis. Yuli Edelstein's resignation paved the way for Netanyahu's rival Benny Gantz, who is trying to form ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsMar 25th, 2020Related News

Israel parties nix parliament re-open

Jerusalem---Israeli right-wing parties backing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu boycotted the re-opening of parliament Monday to protest what they called the “dictatorial” conduct of their centrist rivals......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsMar 24th, 2020Related News

Royal official

  Gospel: Jn 4:43-54 *** AT that time Jesus left (Samaria) for Galilee. For Jesus himself testified that a prophet has no honor in his native place. When he came into Galilee, the Galileans welcomed him, since they had seen all he had done in Jerusalem at the feast; for they themselves had gone to […].....»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsMar 22nd, 2020Related News


Using a thermal scanner, medical personnel from the Department of Health-10 (DOH-10) check the temperature of arriving passengers at the Laguindingan Airport Wednesday (March 11), in light of the novel coronavirus pandemic. The DOH-10 has confirmed Thursday that a patient now confined at the Northern Mindanao Medical Center has tested positive for the coronavirus. (Jigger J. Jerusalem/»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsMar 12th, 2020Related News