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Quezon folk urge use of levy for storm repair

LINEMEN from Albay Power and Energy Corp. work on power lines damaged by Typhoon “Glenda.” MARK ALVIC ESPALANA/INQUIRER SOUTHERN LUZON

Catholic Church leaders, a provincial executive and farmers in Quezon appealed to President Aquino to release portions of the P72-billion coconut levy fund to help rehabilitate areas devastated by Typhoon “Glenda.”

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Churches mount black-and-white ribbon protest vs DAP

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Instead of yellow, white and black ribbons have sprouted on Panay Island to protest corruption in government.

Posted: July 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Help ‘Glenda’ victims, Tagle appeals

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle: Appeal for help. AP FILE PHOTO

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle and other Church officials urged the Catholic faithful on Thursday to help the victims of Typhoon Glenda in Luzon and some parts of the Visayas.

Posted: July 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Can priests marry? Pope Francis drops hints


Pope Francis’ hints about a possible opening on the issue of married priests are sowing confusion in the Vatican and among Catholic reformists and conservatives alike.

Posted: July 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Church leaders want details of DAP

Bishop Efraim Tendero: Understandable. Photo by pceconline.org/

The largest network of evangelical churches in the country called on President Aquino Sunday to hold those responsible for leading him away from the constitutional path and disclose how the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) was allocated.

Posted: July 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »