Abtanan sa Kaluoy: An oasis of mercy for street children in Cebu

Ador Vincent Mayol 01/30/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — By the time he learned how to walk, Ben (not his real name) had the streets as his home. “Libud-suroy ko sa kadalanan. (I am a street kid),” the 14-year-old boy said. …

MCPO: Foreigners nabbed for malicious mischief in Mandaue are Chinese nationals

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 01/04/2019

“They are Chinese nationals and not Korean nationals.” The Mandaue City Police Office made this clarification on Friday,  January 4  about the nationalities of the two foreigners, who were arrested on New Year’s Day for malicious mischief…

Divine Mercy Sunday

Ador Mayol 04/07/2018

Catholics all over the world today celebrate the feast of the Divine Mercy. Established in 2000 by then Pope John Paul II, now a saint, the Feast of Mercy is celebrated on the second Sunday of Easter.…

Police killed Kian without mercy — NBI

Inquirer.net 08/31/2017

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) also filed before the Department of Justice (DOJ) on Thursday criminal complaints against the police officers involved in the death of 17-year-old Kian Loyd delos Santos. A complaint for murder, violation…

Show mercy on our common home

Madrileña de la Cerna 04/22/2017

Today is the Sunday of the Divine Mercy. and yesterday was International Earth Day. What a coincidence for celebrating what Pope Francis urged in Laudato Si to “show mercy on our common home.” Earth Day started in…

Reach out to people like drug surrenderers

Izobelle T. Pulgo 11/13/2016

Jubilee Door closed; faithful urged to spread God’s mercy The faithful in Cebu are encouraged to reach out to the people in the periphery of society which included the many prisoners and drug surrenderers, who have not…

Priests to speak before nurses in convention

PR 09/21/2016

A BATTERY of priests and religious will speak before nurses during the local annual convention of the Catholic Nurses Guild of the Philippines Cebu Chapter on September 23. Now on its fifth year, the confab will be…

Mercy and Forgiveness

03/12/2016

by Fr. Sal Putzu, SDB THAT day Jerusalem was set to witness the public execution of a confessed sinner—a woman caught in adultery. The case was clear. The punishment was known to all: death by stoning. (See…

The Bridge of Mercy

Francis B. Ongkingco 02/06/2016

“Father, my son just died. Can you bless his remains?” The mother vividly wore a devastated countenance. “Your son died? How…!!!?” The priest couldn’t believe it. “He jumped off the bridge…,” the mother started crying. “But he…

Mercy

Loreen Sarmiento 12/20/2015

I have accepted recent changes in the family. But I can’t seem to shake off a certain degree of regret, blame and frustration. I have to admit they continue to gnaw at my insides and this is…

Angry priest hit woman over destroyed padlock

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Apple Ta-as, Rene Alima 09/04/2015

A woman who forced open the gate of a church compound to clean up a burger station accused the parish priest of  Saint Vincent Ferrer Parish in Dumanjug town, south Cebu,  of knocking her head and grabbing…

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