By TJ Burgonio
In solemn rites, President Benigno Aquino on Sunday morning laid a wreath at the monument of Jose P. Rizal, capping the 116th anniversary of his martyrdom and centennial of the transfer of his remains from Binondo to Luneta Park.
Cebuanos should follow the example of Saint Pedro Calungsod whose martyrdom is relevant in this era where “a lot of people are unafraid of God’s laws.” Cebu Auxiliary Bishop Julito Cortes stressed this last night in the second of three Masses or Triduum before tomorrow’s national Thanksgiving Mass at the South Road Properties (SRP). “Nitalaw [...]
By Ador Vincent Mayol
Jaime Calungsod turned 85 years old yesterday. Full of vigor, when most men his age would be lying down in bed complaining of aches and pains, the retired gentleman said he plans to travel to Rome for the Oct. 21 canonization of Visayan martyr Pedro Calungsod. With several families surnamed Calungsod in Ginatilan [...]
He was among those who convinced former senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. to return to the country after three years of self-exile in the United States of America.