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Archbishop Cruz on ‘pork’ case: ‘Justice moves slower than a turtle’

Archbishop Emeritus Oscar Cruz. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Archbishop-emeritus Oscar Cruz expressed dismay over the slow pace of justice in the Philippines, particularly on the filing of charges against individuals involved in the pork barrel scam.

Posted: June 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Bishop, ex-vice president visit Arroyo in hospital

Former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo received well wishes and a rosary from retired Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Oscar Cruz, one of her most vocal critics during her presidency, when he visited her in detention Saturday morning.

Posted: January 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Bishop: ‘Law of sanctuary’ doesn’t apply to Napoles

Archbishop Emeritus Oscar Cruz. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Archbishop Emeritus Oscar Cruz warned fellow bishops, priests and nuns against providing refuge to businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles, alleged mastermind of a P10-billion pork barrel scam, saying the Church’s “law of sanctuary” did not apply to her.

Posted: August 17th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Palace tells bishop: Leave Kris Aquino alone, ‘rumormonger’


Malacañang is not in the mood to engage retired Archbishop Oscar Cruz in a “Chika Minute” discussion of the rumored plan of President Benigno Aquino III’s youngest sister to run for public office in 2016.

Posted: April 4th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

What Went Before: ‘jueteng’

Just months into the Aquino administration, antijueteng crusader Archbishop Oscar Cruz submitted to the Senate a list of alleged “jueteng” operators and jueteng payoff recipients.

Posted: December 15th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »