The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has issued a pastoral letter on the New Evangelization for the 500th anniversary of the arrival of Christianity in the Philippines.
Started in 2013, each year of the New Evangelization is devoted to a particular aspect of the Philippine church and its people.
“This task of New Evangelization calls us to continue more earnestly the initiatives and projects which have been ongoing under the guidance of the Holy Spirit. We are called to examine more deeply the pastoral situation that we all face together as [a] Church in the Philippines,” CBCP president Bishop Jose S. Palma wrote in the Primer on the Year of Faith and the New Evangelization.
Four areas of concern
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