The fact remains that Catholic teaching conforms to death penalty

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 03/16/2017

Assuming that the guilty party’s identity and responsibility have been fully determined, the traditional teaching of the church does not exclude recourse to death penalty, if this is the only possible way of effectively defending human lives…

Catholic teaching conforms to death penalty

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 03/02/2017

He (David) ran to him, stood over him, took Goliath’s sword out of his sheath, and cut off his head and killed him.” (1 Samuel 17:51) Let me point out the official teaching of the Roman Catholic…

Signature drive is on against death penalty

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 02/24/2017

ACTIVIST groups in Cebu on Friday launched a signature drive to protest the administration’s plan to bring back the death penalty and to lower the criminal age of liability from 15 years old to nine. The activity…

Group hopes to gather 1 M signatures against death penalty, lower criminal age liability

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 02/24/2017

CEBU CITY–Activist groups in Cebu on Friday launched a signature drive to protest the administration’s plan to bring back the death penalty and to lower the criminal age of liability from 15 years old to nine. The…

Beyond the Wednesday novena

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 02/20/2017

The “Walk for Life” rally held in Luneta Park in the capital region last Saturday drew a large crowd that has Church officials feeling upbeat. The turnout, estimated at more than 10,000 was meant to be a…

DEATH PENALTY debate

Victor Anthony V. Silva 02/19/2017

Pro-lifer expects wide support, says miracles can still happen PRO-life advocates in Cebu, who have not given up just yet on the uphill battle against the reinstatement of the death penalty in the Philippines, expect a much…

12 REPS. AGAINST BILL TO REIMPOSE DEATH PENALTY

Doris C. Bongcac 02/18/2017

Improve justice system instead Introduce reforms on the law enforcement and the country’s justice system and there will be no more need to enforce the death penalty. This was the stand of 12 congressmen, who are in…

Pro-life advocates rally against death penalty, extrajudicial killings

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 02/18/2017

CEBU CITY–A least 800 pro-life advocates gathered in downtown Cebu City on Saturday afternoon to oppose the reinstatement of the death penalty and the spate of extrajudicial killings amid the government’s war on drugs. “We are here…

Tining begins service of preventive suspension

Izobelle T. Pulgo 02/13/2017

  JUST as one Provincial Board (PB) member resumed office last week after serving a two-month suspension penalty, another board member started serving his own 90-day preventive suspension. PB member Horacio Franco resumed office on February 8…

‘Death penalty only punishes the poor’

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 02/09/2017

Though knowing that he is in the minority, Rep. Raul del Mar of Cebu City’s north district remains adamant about his opposition to plans of reimposing the death penalty. During the interpellation and debate at the House…

Penro’s 10-month collection: P15.7M

Izobelle T. Pulgo 12/15/2016

The intensified campaign of the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (Penro) to apprehend violators including those sand and gravel companies committing Penro violations resulted to a 10-month collection of P15.7 million. Edna Toring-Obenita, local treasury operations…

LTFRB exec: Inspections start when classes open

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 06/02/2016

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB-7) will start the inspection of school transport services when classes open on June 13. Reynaldo Elnar, LTFRB-7 assistant regional director, said that school transport services like vans, buses and…

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