The Philippiniana Sacra has recently qualified for the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Accredited Research Journal Category A-2 (CMO No. 23, series of 2014). This is in pursuant to CHED Memorandum Order (CMO) No. 5, Series of 2012, "Revised Guidelines for CHED Accreditation of Research Journals..." The recognition takes effect from December 19, 2014 until December 2016. The classification allows the articles published in the journal to be classified as "international level publication."
The Philippiniana Sacra is the official publication of the University of Santo Tomas Ecclesiastical Faculties which started its publication in 1966. It releases three issues in a year. In 2016, it will celebrated its golden anniversary with a special edition dedicated to the Order of Preachers which will also celebrate its 800th foundation anniversary.