Dec. 8: A day of infamy in the PH

Ambeth R. Ocampo - @inquirerdotnet 12/08/2021

Of the many Immaculate Conception homilies I have endured in my life, one stands out simply because it opened with a compelling story, with history, and concluded with the theology I forgot soon after. Homilist was Fr.…

One flawed hero, three scapegoats

Ramon J. Farolan - @inquirerdotnet 12/14/2020

Last week, browsing through several newspapers, I noted that there was little or no mention of the daring and devastating attack on Pearl Harbor that triggered World War II in the Pacific almost 80 years ago. In…

75th anniversary of end of WWII is mostly virtual amid virus

Associated Press 09/03/2020

HONOLULU — When Japanese military leaders climbed aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay on Sept. 2, 1945, the battleship was packed with U.S. sailors eager to see the end of World War II. On Wednesday, the…

The virus is the enemy, not the government

Jobers Reynes Bersales 04/09/2020

  Today is the 78th anniversary of the Fall of Bataan while tomorrow is the 78th anniversary of the Japanese invasion of Cebu. Two hugely significant events in the life of the country and of Cebuanos which…

Remembering the war

Jobers R. Bersales 12/07/2016

Very few will probably remember that 75 years ago today, America — and with it her far -flung colony, the Philippines — finally entered World War II. So very few veterans of that brutal war are alive…

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