National Museum, Cebu Archdiocese agree on return of Boljoon pulpit panels

Adrian Parungao 05/22/2024

MANILA, Philippines — The Archdiocese of Cebu announced on Wednesday that the pulpit panels of the Archdiocesan Shrine of Patrocinio de Maria Santisima in Boljoon, Cebu will be returned, following an agreement reached in a meeting with…

National Museum board approves return of pulpit panels to Boljoon

Max Limpag 05/09/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The pulpit panels removed from the heritage church of Boljoon in southern Cebu in the late 1980s that ended up as a donation to the National Museum of the Philippines (NMP) will be…

Augustinian friars support calls for return of missing Boljoon pulpit panels

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 02/27/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Augustinian friars in Cebu have penned a statement that supports the call of the Archdiocese of Cebu for the return of the missing pulpit panels of the Archdiocesan Shrine of Patrocinio de…

Calls to return Boljoon panels reach House

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/26/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – More local officials have joined calls to have the once-lost pulpit panels of Boljoon’s iconic church returned to its home. The latest was Rep. Edsel Galeos of Cebu’s 2nd District. Galeos on Monday,…

Explainer: What we know so far on Boljoon’s once-lost pulpit panels

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/22/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The latest collection unveiled at the National Museum of the Philippines (NMP) sparked not only a renewed interest in history but also prompted the Cebuano community to take action to preserve Cebu’s heritage.…

Donated Boljoon pulpit panels acquired legally -Nat’l Museum

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/20/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – How the previously missing pulpit panels from the historical Archdiocesan Shrine of Patrocinio de Maria Santisima in Boljoon, Cebu ended up in the hands of private citizens remains a mystery. But the national…

Gov. Garcia wants Boljoon pulpit panels returned

Carl Lorenciana 02/16/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines  – Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia has called for the return of 19th-century Boljoon pulpit panels to their original home at the Patrocinio de Maria Santisima Parish Church stressing the importance of preserving Cebuano heritage.…

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