This ‘happy’ funeral procession is making waves online

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 07/06/2022

CEBU, Philippines— Funeral processions are usually sad and depressing. Songs played during this trip to a dearly departed’s final resting place are usually slow and solemn.    But some residents in Barangay Granada, Bacolod City were surprised…

Vidal procession and funeral drew 55K crowd

Nestle L. Semilla 10/26/2017

  ABOUT 55,000 attended the funeral procession and burial of Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal on Thursday. Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral opened at exactly 7 a.m. and 5,000 people were already waiting outside. The number steadily rose…

Snatcher mauled by bystanders

Benjie B. Talisic 10/26/2017

An alleged snatcher was mauled by bystanders at the Osmeña Boulevard in Cebu City on Thursday morning. The suspect, identified as Jose Labra, grabbed the earrings of a woman who joined the funeral procession of Cebu Archbishop…

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