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By Germelina Lacorte
Looking out of the window in a hut half-hidden from the road by thick banana leaves, Adelina Awog Guillego, 57, recounted how more than 40 men, armed with rifles and bolos, arrived in her village in Barangay (village) Manuel Guianga here almost a month ago, telling the people to leave.
By Charlie C. Señase
Citing the importance of Muslim women wearing the hijab (scarf), Muslim lawmakers are one in pushing for a proposed measure that would not, in any way, hinder its use in the country, according to a party-list legislator from Mindanao.
By Erika Sauler
, Kristine Felisse Mangunay
They went to different schools, prayed in different churches. It made no difference. Kristine Joie Azarcon Danan, a member of the Iglesia ni Cristo, and Nikko Martel Viray Dio, a devout Roman Catholic, finished with identical scores of 86.20 percent to top the 2013 Nurse Licensure Examination.
By Michelle L. Padayhag
Dancing is not her passion but 13-year-old Gemma Alcasero wanted to thank the Sto. Niño for keeping her and her family safe when supertyphoon Yolanda struck last November.
By V.P. Vamenta
Last Sunday we observed the Feast of the Epiphany, the Manifestation of the Lord, first to the shepherds watching their flocks in the fields, then to the Magi, the Three Wise Men of the East, the Magi earlier referred to as the Three Kings. A feast that traditionally ended the Christmas season, and the season [...]
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) cautioned participants of the Black Nazarene procession of the structural integrity of MacArthur Bridge in Manila, Inquirer Radio 990AM said on Sunday.
Americans enter 2014 with a profoundly negative view of their government, expressing little hope that elected officials can or will solve the nation’s biggest problems, a new poll finds.
By Yolanda Sotelo
Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas, the president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP), has called on the Catholic faithful to start the New Year by praying for an end to war, violence, hunger and poverty.
By Dennis Jay Santos
An altar under a pitch-tent, plastic stools to sit on and flickering Christmas lights that illuminate the makeshift manger greeted Catholic faithful here as they started the Simbang Gabi (dawn masses) at the ruins of what used to be their 16th century church.
By Niña P. Calleja
, Shiena M. Barrameda
They may have lost their homes and their property—in fact, even their churches—but not their faith.
“KEEP going and never allow an ugly past to affect your faith.” Fr. Martin Tobin, C.Ss.R., made this appeal to survivors of typhoon Yolanda during a thanksgiving Mass for survivors at the Redemptorist Church in Cebu City last Friday. “There are those who say, ‘I won’t go to Mass anymore after what happened.’ But don’t [...]
By Tina G. Santos
The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) is sending several copies of the Bible and rosaries to Tacloban and nearby provinces to fill the spiritual necessities of those affected by supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name Haiyan).
The suffering of typhoon victims will be uppermost in the minds of those who attend next Sunday’s Mass in Cebu City for the national launch of the 2016 International Eucharistic Congress. As people walk in solemn procession from Fuente Osmeña to Plaza Sugbo in front of City Hall, they will be asked to bring one [...]