Archbishop guilty of concealing child sex abuse

AFP 05/22/2018

An Australian archbishop was found guilty on Tuesday of covering up child sex abuse in the 1970s – one of the highest-ranked church officials globally to be successfully prosecuted for such offences. Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson, 67,…

Child killed in Naga road mishap

Rene Alima 05/17/2018

A 1-year-old girl died while her mother and 13-year-old sister sustained injuries in a road mishap in Barangay South Poblacion, Naga City on Wednesday evening (May 16). Jen (name withheld) from Barangay North Poblacion, San Fernando town,…

ANOTHER CHILD DIES

CNU Intern, Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/08/2018

ERMITA FIRE TOLL Another child failed to survive the dawn fire that razed over 300 houses in two sitios of Barangay Ermita, Cebu City, on Monday morning, bringing to three the number of children from the same…

A time for each child

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 03/23/2018

Weaving my professional responsibilities with personal tasks is a skill I have mastered in the last 5.5 years of being married and in the last four years of being a mother to three mutants. There were fieldworks…

Child rights advocacy group remind media’s role in reporting abuses

Morexette B. Erram 03/07/2018

The Children’s Legal Bureau (CLB) encouraged Cebu-based journalists and communication students to continue spreading awareness against child trafficking, abuse and pornography. The CLB-led forum held on Wednesday morning highlighted media’s role in keeping the citizens informed about…

Fourth child in Cebu who got Dengvaxia vaccine has died

Futch Anthony Inso 03/05/2018

A 10-year-old girl from San Fernando town, south Cebu, who received a shot of Dengvaxia vaccine last year, has died last Friday, the regional office of the Department of Health (DOH-7) said. It was the fourth reported…

Mother of abandoned child is a 17-year-old teenager

Norman Mendoza 02/23/2018

  The mother of the newborn baby girl found on top of a floating garbage has been identified by Lapu-Lapu City’s Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). The baby was found by one of the residents…

MOTHER AND CHILD DROWN, 3 MISSING

Benjie Talisic 02/07/2018

Banca sinks off Camotes Island A mother and her young daughter drowned while three children went missing after the motor banca they were riding capsized around noon on Tuesday amid rough seas in the waters off San…

Child of God

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 01/26/2018

There are songs which reside in the heart of our youngest son, Jeff Jr. To listen to him sing in his trademark, high-pitch voice is like watching a preview of the performance of the Vienna Boys’ Choir.…

Detainees honor the Holy Child

Doris Mae Mondragon 01/09/2018

Lai (not her real name) celebrated her 39th birthday inside the women’s dormitory of the Cebu City Jail on Tuesday. No one from among her relatives came to visit her. Lai was teary-eyed when she saw her…

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