By Donna Cueto-Ybañez
Executive minister Eduardo V. Manalo exulted as his Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) celebrated its centennial on Sunday with more than a million faithful in attendance at Ciudad de Victoria in Bocaue town, Bulacan province, and winning in the process two more Guinness world records.
For gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people and their supporters, June is a month of pride and celebration. Around the globe, LGBT Pride Month has been marked with parades and marches, festivals and dances, and in some cases, protests and counter-protests. In the United States, much of the celebrations have focused on a string of [...]
By Christian V. Esguerra
President Aquino leads the nation on Thursday in celebrating the 116th anniversary of Philippine Independence in Naga City, Camarines Sur province.
Fighters of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front in Camp Darapanan in Sultan Kudarat town, Maguindanao province, fell silent as the final peace deal was being signed in Manila. But the fighters chanted “Allahu Akbar (Allah is great)!” immediately after the signing was officially declared.
By Erika Sauler
While hopeful of someday returning to their homes in Mindanao, residents of the Muslim community in Quiapo were not exactly in a jubilant mood over the news of the peace agreement between the government and the separatist Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).