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Occult, pagan practices ruin faith in God, says exorcist

DEVIL’S POWER Catholic priest Francisco Syquia answers questions about exorcism in his office at San Carlos Seminary in Guadalupe, Makati City. EDWIN BACASMAS

A celebrity hoards pink quartz jewelry, believing these will bring her the real love of her life.

Posted: November 2nd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Land developers near cemeteries making a killing


If a property sits close to a cemetery, would its value go down six feet under?

Posted: November 2nd, 2012 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »

How to help departed loved ones go to heaven


One is never sure whether a loved one goes straight to heaven after death.

Posted: November 2nd, 2012 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Bills penalizing ‘grave’ offenses resurrected

Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The yearly observance of the feast of the dead appears to have galvanized lawmakers into reviving attempts to pass a law criminalizing the desecration of tombs or burial grounds.

Posted: November 2nd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Millions visit cemeteries to pay respects to their dead


Millions across the Philippines thronged cemeteries Thursday to pay their respects to their dead in an annual tradition that combined Catholic religious rites with the country’s penchant for festivity.

Posted: November 2nd, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Caretakers of celebrities’ graves earn good living


They are caretakers of a different kind—workers literally assigned to the “graveyard” shift.

Posted: November 1st, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Coffin capital happy on ‘undas’


Ahead of All Souls’ Day, “undas” or “daun” to Kampampangan, the general mood among craftsmen and entrepreneurs in this town, the coffin capital of Central Luzon, is one of joy and gratitude.

Posted: November 1st, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Palliative care: Helping the dying ‘to live until he dies’


For any family, it is devastating to hear doctors say there is nothing more they can do for the patient.

Posted: November 1st, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Paranaque reroutes traffic for ‘Undas’, assigns specific lanes on Sucat Road

san martin de porres, parañaque city-map

The Parañaque city government will start rerouting traffic in the city Wednesday to decongest roads around cemeteries in the runup to All Saints Day and All Souls Day.

Posted: October 30th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

No number coding on Nov.1-2, MMDA announces


The number coding will be lifted on November 1 and 2 (All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day respectively), the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced Monday afternoon.

Posted: October 29th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Opinions split on Napoles turning state witness
  3. Delfin Lee: Blame Pag-Ibig, not me
  4. Plunder complaint filed vs PNP chief, firearms office head over license delivery deal
  5. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  6. San Juan cops fail to arrest Cedric Lee
  7. More ‘Yolanda’ bodies found
  8. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  9. Lawyer: Napoles ‘will tell all’
  10. Boy ‘sexually assaulted’ at Indonesia international school
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  3. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  4. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  5. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  6. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  7. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  8. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  9. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  10. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  9. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia
  10. Ex-PBA player Bryan Gahol dies in road mishap


  • Napoles tags over 100 officials in pork scam – Lacson
  • Vitangcol to sue Czech envoy
  • Senator’s kickback from pork bigger than those of Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – Lacson
  • 43 out of 414 Etihad passengers yet to be found, tested for MERS-CoV – Palace
  • Maid confesses in killing of 2 and stabbing of employer in Laguna
  • Sports

  • San Mig Coffee grinds out win over Alaska to force decider
  • UP nips St. Benilde; Adamson blasts RTU in Filoil women’s caging
  • Kevin Garnett responds to Raptors’ GM F word
  • Albert Pujols hits 500th HR of major league career
  • UST posts twin kill in Filoil pre-season cup opening day
  • Lifestyle

  • Entering the monkhood a rite of passage
  • Haneda International Airport: A destination on its own
  • Wanted: Beauty queen with a heart that beats for the environment
  • Kim Atienza: At home with art and design
  • Life lessons I want to teach my son
  • Entertainment

  • Bollywood Oscars, film stars come to Florida
  • Ex-Fox exec denies allegations in sex abuse suit
  • Kris Aquino backtracks, says Herbert Bautista and her are ‘best friends’
  • Summer preview: Chris Pratt enters a new ‘Galaxy’
  • Bon Jovi helps open low-income housing in US
  • Business

  • SM to rebuild Tacloban hospital
  • PSEi slips after 4-day rally
  • Toyota sells 2.58 million vehicles, outselling GM
  • McDonald’s 1Q profit slips as US sales decline
  • SEC approves SM’s P15B retail bond offer
  • Technology

  • ‘Unlimited’ Internet promos not really limitless; lawmakers call for probe
  • Viber releases new design for iPhone, comes to Blackberry 10 for the first time
  • Engineers create a world of difference
  • Bam Aquino becomes Master Splinter’s son after Wiki hack
  • Mark Caguioa lambasts Ginebra teammates on Twitter
  • Opinion

  • One-dimensional diplomacy: A cost-benefit analysis of Manila’s security deal with Washington
  • No ordinary illness
  • Reforest mountains with fire trees and their kind
  • Day of the Earth
  • When will Chinese firm deliver new coaches?
  • Global Nation

  • Filipinos coming home from Mideast must obtain MERS clearance – DOH
  • US Secret Service in Manila ahead of Obama visit
  • Palace thanks Estrada for successful HK mission
  • Hong Kong accepts PH apology; sanctions also lifted
  • China won’t budge, wants PH gov’t to apologize to HK
  • Marketplace