Siete Palabras to tackle EJK among other issues in the society

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 04/12/2017

Extrajudicial killings; second chances, youth empowerment,and hope. These are among the issues that will be discussed in this year’s Siete Palabras or the reflections on the Seven Last Words of Jesus Christ at the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral…

Woman shot dead in Talisay City

Rene F. Alima 03/30/2017

A 20-year-old woman was shot dead near a mall in Barangay Tabunok, Talisay City by men riding a motorcycle at dawn, Thursday. PO2 John Cyrus Ilustrisimo of the Homicide Section of Talisay City Police Station identified the…

USC joins opposition to death penalty and EJKs

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 03/16/2017

  THEY pounded on drums and urged passing motorists to honk their horns. “Busina, busina, para sa hustisya!” they yelled in protest, hoping to catch everyone’s attention or anyone who cared to listen. Others brought signs which…

Slain Mayor’s brother reiterates call for justice

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 03/13/2017

CEBU CITY–The brother of slain Albuera Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr. welcomed the request of the two Senate committees for the Department of Justice to expedite its preliminary investigation on the criminal case filed against operatives of the…

CHR-7 urged to still monitor EJK cases

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 03/11/2017

Call made after region’s human rights body decided to stop tracking down these cases Continue monitoring cases of alleged extrajudicial killings. This is the plea of human rights lawyer Democrito Barcenas to the Commission on Human Rights…

Rights group: PH killings ‘alarming’

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 03/07/2017

CEBU CITY–A global human rights organization has described as “alarming” the spate of drug-related killings in the country that took place since President Rodrigo Duterte assumed his post in July 2016. In its annual report, Amnesty International…

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…

EJKs won’t solve drug problem

Editorial 02/12/2017

The Catholic faithful or those who still believe in the Church’s position against extrajudicial killings and the death penalty, can mark Feb. 18, 4 a.m. as the date for the Walk For Peace, an activity to be…

EJK or death after due process?

Inquirer.net 02/07/2017

Lawmakers in the House of Representatives were made to choose between two types of death – death under summary killings or death under capital punishment? This was the question posed by justice committee chairperson Oriental Mindoro Rep.…

The good Catholic

Raymund Fernandez 01/31/2017

Surely, we have come to a time when we have to define for ourselves — and once again — what it means to be a good Catholic. The president has called the Philippine Catholic bishops corrupt sons…

Will CBCP history repeat itself?

01/31/2017

Five months ago, I intended to write “The Church is doing its part” to combat the escalating extrajudicial killings. I kept a list of Church statements and initiatives including an early item on a wear-black Mass at…

Davide backs campaign vs illegal drugs, but says no to extrajudicial killings

01/25/2017

GOVERNOR Davide III is asking the Department of the Interior and Local Government in Central Visayas (DILG-7) to furnish him a copy of the list of the names of narco-politicians in Cebu. Davide said he wanted to…

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