Palma: If applied in PH, Pope’s bid will need serious discernment

USJ-R Intern Rosalie Abatayo 11/04/2017

ORDAIN MARRIED MEN AS PRIESTS PROPOSAL WHILE Brazilian bishops have yet to vote on the Holy Father’s proposal to ordain married men to become priests, Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma said application of such a proposal in the…

Music of goodbye for Vidal

USJ-R Intern Rosalie Abatayo 10/26/2017

Bishop Gregorio plays hymn using Cathedral’s pipe organ; CYO performs for him too Sweet music of goodbye from the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral’s pipe organ reverberated inside the church, a tribute from a fellow bishop and from a…

Team Rama to review garbage collection budget

USJ-R Intern Rosalie Abatayo 10/19/2017

THE opposition Barug Team Rama bloc is adamant against approving the proposed P400-million budget for garbage collection next year. “The budget is four times as big as the one we have before (at P120 million) but if…

Tomas won’t ask Nida to reconsider leaving

USJ-R Intern Rosalie Abatayo 10/17/2017

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said he won’t ask City Environment and Natural Resources Office (Cenro) chief Nida Carbrera to reconsider her decision to resign. “I cannot stop her. If she wants to resign, she has the…

GARBAGE OVER FLOOD

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, USJ-R Intern Rosalie Abatayo 10/16/2017

Osmeña hit for prioritizing garbage collection over flood control program in 2018 budget It takes only 20 minutes of heavy rain for floodwaters to reach knee-deep in downtown Cebu City. Yet flood control appears to be not…

Dutch group donates P600K to CCMC

USJ-R Intern Rosalie Abatayo 10/16/2017

ABOUT P600,000 or 10,000 euros were turned over by the delegation Vriendschapsband Haarlemmermeer-Cebu (VHC) to the Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) yesterday to help augment its pediatric ward. The amount raised in an auction by VHC stemmed…

Tomas sees no use for hybrid e-train

USJ-R Intern Rosalie Abatayo 10/16/2017

NEARLY 10 months after the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) donated its hybrid electric road train (HERT) to Cebu City, Mayor Tomas Osmeña has yet to see how it could operate in the city’s roads. “It…

Honoring Our Lady of Fatima

USJ-R Intern Rosalie Abatayo 10/13/2017

A sea of candlelight illumined the length of Osmeña Boulevard where different images of the Blessed Virgin Mary were brought in a grand procession to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima…

Tumulak briefs Sinulog vendors on new guidelines

USJ-R Intern Rosalie Abatayo 10/13/2017

Three months before the Sinulog festivities, Cebu City Councilor David Tumulak met with the officers and members of at least seven groups of vendors in the vicinity of Basilica Minore del Santo Niño to orient them on…

Devotees brave rain, cold weather to join Marian procession

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Benjie B. Talisic, Inquirer.net, Nestle L. Semilla, USJ-R Intern Rosalie Abatayo 10/13/2017

CEBU CITY–A sea of candlelight illumined the length of Osmeña Boulevard in Cebu City where different images of the Blessed Virgin Mary were brought in procession in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of Our…