USC holds anti-death penalty noise barrage

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 03/16/2017

The University of San Carlos (USC) has expressed its opposition against the revival of death penalty through a noise barrage on Thursday morning. Fr. Anthony Salas, Vice President for Academic Affairs said in a press conference that…

DEATH PENALTY

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Izobelle T. Pulgo, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 03/07/2017

Cebu province representatives vote yes except Del Mar; Abellanosa abstains Eight of Cebu’s ten congressional district representatives voted to reimpose the death penalty on drug-related offenses during the bill’s third and final reading at the House of…

Death penalty approved on second reading

03/01/2017

Just as the country started its celebration of Lent, the House of Representatives on Ash Wednesday approved on second reading the bill seeking to restore the death penalty. This after the House majority on Wednesday’s session approved…

Signature drive is on against death penalty

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 02/24/2017

ACTIVIST groups in Cebu on Friday launched a signature drive to protest the administration’s plan to bring back the death penalty and to lower the criminal age of liability from 15 years old to nine. The activity…

DEATH PENALTY debate

Victor Anthony V. Silva 02/19/2017

Pro-lifer expects wide support, says miracles can still happen PRO-life advocates in Cebu, who have not given up just yet on the uphill battle against the reinstatement of the death penalty in the Philippines, expect a much…

Standing against the tide

Editorial 02/19/2017

They may not have the numbers, but what the Church and their followers in Metro Cebu lacked in numbers, they made up for with determination and solidarity with the thousands who attended the “Walk For Life” rally…

Stand up for life

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 02/18/2017

The odds are evident and the revival of the death penalty is imminent. Despite not getting the support of most of the lawmakers, pro-life advocates in Cebu refused to give up. At dusk yesterday, at least 800…

Pro-lifers to march against death penalty, drug killings

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 02/15/2017

Pro-life advocates called on Cebuanos — Catholics or not — to join the “Walk for Life” on Saturday, February 18, to voice out opposition to plans to revive the death penalty and the spate of drug-related killings…

Catholics urged to join ‘Walk for Life’ set on Feb. 18

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 02/10/2017

Pro-life advocates in Cebu will hold a solemn procession dubbed as “Walk for Life” on February 18 to voice out opposition to the spate of drug-related killings in the country and proposals to revive death penalty. “There…

‘Death penalty only punishes the poor’

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 02/09/2017

Though knowing that he is in the minority, Rep. Raul del Mar of Cebu City’s north district remains adamant about his opposition to plans of reimposing the death penalty. During the interpellation and debate at the House…