Our daily bread

Fr. Jerry M. Orbos SVD - @inquirerdotnet 08/08/2021

Someone mentioned that lockdown and quarantine are like a Netflix or Korean drama series: Just when you think it’s over, they release the next season. In today’s gospel (John 6, 41-51), the Jews murmured against Jesus because…

Why real news matters

Warren Fernandez - @inquirerdotnet 10/03/2020

More than 150 newsrooms from around the world marked World News Day last Sept. 28. This, however, is not an occasion for journalists to pat themselves on the back for the work they do. Rather, the focus…

Duterte to public: Report corruption, Palace is open 24/7

Inquirer.net 07/22/2019

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte assured the public that his fight against corruption will be relentless, urging Filipinos to report corruption to the government’s 8888 hotline. “Malacañang is open 24 hours basta corruption,” Duterte said in…

‘LET THE TRUTH COME OUT’

Ador Vincent Mayol, Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio, Nestle L. Semilla 11/02/2018

PALMA BACKS SENATE PROBE INTO CEBU KILLINGS Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma on Friday expressed full support for the Senate inquiry into the series of killings in the island, saying the truth must come out and justice must…

Dumpit’s ex-wife: ‘Tell the truth behind cop’s killing’

Rosalie Abatayo 11/02/2018

The family of SPO1 Adonis Dumpit is thankful for the prayers and visits offered by friends to the tomb of the late policeman despite allegations that he was drug protector in Bohol. A number of random friends…

The quest for truth for peace

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 10/18/2018

CEBU Auxiliary Bishop Oscar Florencio on Thursday urged the people not to make conclusions as to who is responsible for the killings in Cebu, even as he expressed support for a Senate investigation into the incidents, a…

Journalism, truth, and memory

Jason A. Baguia 09/18/2018

The sun was out when the 26th Cebu Press Freedom Week celebration started Sunday. Cebu Auxiliary Bishop Dennis Villarojo concelebrated the Holy Mass to open the weeklong affair. Concelebrating were Msgr. Joseph Tan and Fr. Felmar Castrodes…

K-pop fan convention faces up to mental health, truth of idol life

AP 08/15/2018

INSIDE the Los Angeles Convention Center last weekend (Aug. 10-12), KCON, a yearly celebration of South Korean pop culture, saw 94,000 K-pop fans mob their favorite artists in meet-and-greets, dance like crazy in choreography workshops and bond…

Truth, insult and letting go

07/28/2018

It felt like it was the beginning of the end, like how they show you the ending of the story in movies before they unfold the events that led to that moment. The legendary opening sequence of…

Reign of truth

JASON BAGUIA 05/22/2018

Heaven has been kind to us in this sweltering summer month that is May. Rain falls on some nights, providing us with respite from the harshness of the season. It is the month for children to learn…

Tagle declares May 20 to 31 as days of prayer amid ‘crisis of truth’

Inquirer.net 05/18/2018

MANILA Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle has declared May 20 to 31 as days of prayer, fasting and action “for the truth and common good.” Tagle sent a letter to all of Manila’s parishes where he lamented…

Speak truth to power, keep power in check

Pooled Editorial 05/02/2018

Note: This piece is published in major dailies in observance of the annual World Press Freedom Day. Rodrigo R. Duterte’s presidency has altered and controlled the public discourse so radically in its favor in ways rude and…

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