Cebu Daily Newscast: CCTO: Another part of Osmeña Blvd to be closed for 20 days

CDN Digital 10/02/2023

Listen to Cebu Daily Newscast and get the latest stories in and around Cebu. Here’s what you need to know on Monday, October 2. CCTO: Another part of Osmeña Blvd to be closed for 20 days A…

Complaint filed vs leaders of Surigao religious cult

Marlon Ramos, Tina G. Santos 09/21/2023

MANILA, Philippines — A complaint has been filed against leaders of the alleged religious “cult” Socorro Bayanihan Services Inc. before the Provincial Prosecutor’s Office of Surigao del Norte, according to the Department of Justice (DOJ). Mico Clavano,…

Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten released from prison

07/12/2023

Leslie Van Houten, once part of the “Manson family” that carried out Charles Manson’s orders in a killing spree that terrorized Los Angeles in 1969, was released from prison on parole on Tuesday after 53 years, her…

‘Cult leader’, who disrupted Mass in Barili church, nabbed, detained

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 05/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An alleged cult leader has been arrested on May 15 after he allegedly led a group of people to disrupt an ongoing Mass inside a Catholic Church that afternoon. Rev. Fr. Fiel Suico,…

CPPO to strengthen police presence in Danao City’s mountain barangays

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/13/2019

Cebu City, Philippines — Starting next week, a substation of the Danao City Police Station will be established in the city’s hinterland villages to ensure peace and order in those areas.  Senior Superintendent Manuel Abrugena, director of…

Ecleo supporter seeks retrial of cult leader

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 05/13/2017

A RETIRED policeman and member of the Philippine Benevolent Missionaries Association (PBMA) is seeking the reopening of the parricide case filed against PBMA cult leader and former Dinagat Islands Rep. Ruben Ecleo Jr. Senior Insp. Atilano Fabella…

Ecleo follower to seek reopening of cult leader’s parricide case

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 05/13/2017

CEBU CITY– A retired policeman and member of the Philippine Benevolent Missionaries Association (PBMA) is seeking the reopening of the parricide case filed against its cult leader and former Dinagat Islands Rep. Ruben Ecleo Jr. Senior Insp.…

Cult members involved in Catmon shootout

Jhunnex Napallacan 11/06/2015

The armed persons who shot it out with policemen in  Catmon town, northern Cebu were believed to be members of a cult which broke away from the  Philippine Benevolent Missionaries Association. Handkerchiefs marked with Latin words and…

Farmer was promised dead son would rise

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 02/03/2015

Lawyers of detained cult leader challenge prosecution to identify skeletal remains The father of the 14-year-old boy whose skeleton was found in the Balamban villa of  faith healer  Casiano “Tatay Loloy” Apduhan  a year ago  testified yesterday…

Boy buried by own father in tunnel

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 05/21/2014

Suspected cult leader Casiano “Tatay Loloy” Apduhan Jr. claimed that the 14-year-old boy whose remains were found in  a 50-foot deep tunnel under his house in Balamban town was already suffering from an undiagnosed illness before his…

Be guided by church’s doctrine- Binghay

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 03/30/2014

Msgr. Esteban Binghay, episcopal vicar of the Archdiocese of Cebu, urged people to always be guided by the “sound doctrine” of the Catholic Church. He said cults are  groups that  come up with separate teachings and devotion…

Boy found in cult pit given proper burial

Carine M. Asutilla 03/30/2014

The boy who was found buried in a 50-foot pit under the house of a cult leader in Balamban town was finally given a proper burial as his remains were interred in a public cemetery in Naga…

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