Kin, friends say goodbye as Captain Bontuyan is laid to rest

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Only God knows who Police Captain Delfin Bontuyan was. This was the message of Reverend Fr. Eduardo Villaluna to the hundreds of friends and relatives who attended the slain cop’s Requiem Mass at…

Justice for Christine: VACC calls for reimposition of death penalty

Futch Anthony Inso 03/23/2019

LOOK: More photos from the ongoing requiem Mass for Christine Lee Silawan. Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Raza and Vice Mayor Marcial Ycong joined Oponganons during the Mass held at noontime today, March 23, at the Sto. Niño…

Hundreds troop to Mactan parish for Christine Lee Silawan’s requiem Mass

Futch Anthony Inso 03/23/2019

LOOK: Scenes from the ongoing requiem Mass for 16-year-old Christine Lee Silawan. Family members, friends and sympathizers gathered at the Sto. Niño de Mactan Parish in Barangay Mactan, Lapu-Lapu City to bid farewell to the church collector…

LOOK: Scenes during the Requiem Mass for Edwin and Shaun Edwin Bacaltos

Rosalie Abatayo 01/29/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – Here are some images from the Requiem Mass for father and son Edwin and Shaun Edwin Bacaltos, two of the  fatalities in the shooting incident involving two families in Barangay Sambag 1, Cebu…

Requiem for a steward

Editorial 10/18/2017

Ricardo Tito Jamin Cardinal Vidal, native of Marinduque and for three decades Metropolitan Archbishop of Cebu, will forever be remembered in our Philippines of epic encounters between church and state. Cavite priests Mariano Gomez, Jose Burgos and…

Leonardo’s unfinished painting

Simeon Dumdum Jr. 12/31/2016

In March 1481, the Augustinian monks of San Donato a Scopelo in Florence commissioned Leonardo da Vinci, then 29 years old, to make a painting for their altar. Leonardo began working on the Adoration of the Magi,…

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