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Surigao cult blames corruption for ‘delay’

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Call it post-doomsday recrimination. A cult leader in Surigao del Norte province on Friday blamed corrupt government leaders for the “delayed” coming of their “Divine Government,” even as members of the Ecleo family of Dinagat Islands, who controls the Philippine Benevolent Missionary Association (PBMA), are locked in a doomsday-related tit for tat.

Posted: December 22nd, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Doomsday sets off parties worldwide

ENDGAME. Students celebrate their graduation—alive and well—in front of a replica of a Mayan pyramid in Mexico before a countdown ceremony to assure people it is not the end of the world. AFP

Doomsayers hunkered down on Friday to await the coming apocalypse, but most took a lighthearted view of a Mayan “prophecy” of the world’s destruction, laying on stunts and parties to while away the end.

Posted: December 22nd, 2012 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

In Mexico, New Agers hope Dec. 21 brings new era

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People gather in front of the Kukulkan Pyramid in Chichen Itza, Mexico, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. American seer Star Johnsen-Moser led a whooping, dancing, drum-beating ceremony Thursday in the heart of Mayan territory to consult several of the life-sized crystal skulls, which adherents claim were passed down by the ancient Maya. (AP Photo/Israel Leal)

Doomsday hour is here, at least in much of the world, and so still are we.

Posted: December 21st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Doomsday group converge on hill in Surigao for end of the world

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Over the past several months, followers of a cult said to be led by a little-known movie actor have been converging on a hill in preparation for the beginning of what they believe will be doomsday.

Posted: December 20th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Fringe groups all set for end of the world

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As mountaintops go, this one is for meditating. And the odd UFO sighting. But now it is closing for a few days to avert a mass suicide by folks girding for the world’s end.

Posted: December 20th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Argentina, fearing Maya-linked suicides, closes mountaintop

Luz Carmen Gonzalez (L) and  Jesus Chacon (R) are blessed by Maya priest Idelfonso Ake Coccom of the Council of Elders and Mayan priests during the last Maya wedding before the end of the Maya Long Count Calendar --Baktun 13-- and the beginnig of a new era on December 17, 2012 in Merida, Mexico. AFP/LUIS PEREZ

As mountaintops go, this one is for meditating. And the odd UFO sighting.

Posted: December 19th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Vatican brushes aside end-of-the-world talk

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The Vatican’s top astronomer has some assurances to offer: The world won’t be ending in 10 days, despite predictions to the contrary.

Posted: December 14th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Doomsday watch launched in Surigao

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A countdown has been launched here in the run-up to the Dec. 21 “doomsday” prophecy—the day when the end of the world is supposed to come.

Posted: December 14th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Judgment call

Coincidence or not, references to the divine and religious that were made during deliberations of the Reproductive Health (RH) bill and last Sunday’s shocker of a Manny Pacquiao knockout defeat are reinforced by today’s date. In the Mayan calendar, Dec. 12, 2012 or 12/12/12 is the date reckoned as the end of the world. If [...]

Posted: December 12th, 2012 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Bishops downplay doom scenario, but ‘be ready’

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Bishops of the Catholic Church have a ready reply to the doomsday scenario that is to take place in less than a month as supposedly suggested by the Mayan calendar and now circulating widely online and on the streets.

Posted: November 25th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Doomsday talk means brisk business

Relax doomsayers, the Maya people did not really mark their calendar for the end of the world on Dec. 21, 2012.

Posted: November 22nd, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

One-month countdown for ‘end of the world’

A Mayan priest carries out a ritual at the Iximche archaeological site in Tecpan municipality, Chimaltenango department, 91 km west of Guatemala City, on November 15, 2012. AFP/JOHAN  ORDONEZ

From Mexico’s Maya Riviera to ancient sites in Guatemala, the region foresees a tourism bonanza from the fateful December 21 date in the Mayan calendar, but indigenous groups are fed up with the doomsday myth.

Posted: November 21st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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