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Facing death, Sudanese woman relied on her faith

Meriam Ibrahim AP FILE PHOTO

The Sudanese woman imprisoned for refusing to reject Christianity said in a televised interview airing Monday night that she was resolved to keep her faith even if it meant death.

Posted: September 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Naga braces for a million pilgrims

A REPLICA of the image of Our Lady of Peñafrancia, which was carved and painted with dog’s blood by local artisans three centuries ago, dominates the landscape in the backyard of the Bishop’s Residence in Naga City while pet sheep graze on the grass lawn. JUAN ESCANDOR JR./INQUIRER SOUTHERN LUZON

Over a million pilgrims are expected to flock to this city starting next week to take part in a centuries-old feast to honor the Bicol region’s most revered Catholic icon, Our Lady of Peñafrancia, or Ina.

Posted: September 6th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

VIPs, politicians not invited to Pope’s lunch

Pope Francis gives a thumbs-up as disabled children perform for him during his visit to the rehabilitation center for disabled people at Kkottongnae in Eumseong, South Korea, Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014. The Pope will lunch with the poor when he visits Tacloban City on Jan. 17, 2015.  AP PHOTO/AHN YOUNG-JOON

Bad news for politicians and rich people who hope to rub elbows with Pope Francis during his first visit to the Philippines in January.

Posted: August 18th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Suspended Cebu priest to unwed mother: Stupid, Shameful

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Priest humiliating unwed mother

The Redemptorist priest who berated an unwed mother at her child’s baptismal ceremony in Mandaue City, Cebu has been prohibited by his superiors from celebrating Mass and other sacraments in public pending an internal investigation.

Posted: July 9th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Murder in crime-free Davao City


Davao City Mayor Rody Duterte is fuming over the murder of billionaire businessman Richard King in the city.

Posted: June 17th, 2014 in On Target | Read More »