Browsing All posts tagged under »Birhen sa Regla«

Police says thief entered through door, not ceiling

December 16, 2012

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Whoever stole the jewelry adorning the image of the Nuestra Señora de Regla or the Virgin of the Rule had a key to the front door, said police. Senior Insp. Christian Torres, chief of the Theft and Robbery Section of the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office, said evidence so far reinforced the initial theory that the […]

Spared Pablo’s wrath, Cebuanos look up to heaven

December 7, 2012

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MANY Cebuanos, both ordinary citizens and grateful officials, credited divine intervention for sparing Cebu from the brunt of typhoon Pablo’s wrath. In a press conference on Wednesday, Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Radaza said Cebu was protected by the mercy of God through the intercession of St. Pedro Calungsod and the Virgin Mary. “Gikaloy-an gyud intawn […]

New security camera, grills for Birhen sa Regla Shrine

December 6, 2012

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The shrine of the Birhen sa Regla or Virgin of the Rule in Lapu-Lapu City remains closed to visitors following the unsolved theft of the icon’s jewelry on Nov. 28. But devotees have resumed their generous offerings. A new gold necklace was recently donated, which the statue now wears, said Fr. Jimmy Duero, parish priest, […]

Crew cleared in Lapu church burglary workers to face polygraph tests

December 3, 2012

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AN interrogation of the contractor and the personnel that once repainted the Birhen sa Regla parish in Lapu-Lapu City didn’t produce any leads into the investigation on the Nov. 28 burglary that occurred there. Senior Insp. Christian Torres, Theft and Robbery Section (TRS) chief of the Lapu-Lapu City police, said they still believe that the […]

Was a child used to steal Virgin’s jewelry?

November 30, 2012

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THOSE who desecrated the image of Lapu Lapu City’s Nuestra Señora de Regla may have used a child to open the glass case and steal the icon’s jewelry. Police are looking into this angle after forensic experts lifted two sets of fingerprints from the glass panels. The smaller prints were believed to belong to a […]

Jewelry, donations worth P500-T stolen inside Our Lady of Rule shrine

November 28, 2012

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Thieves stripped off jewelry worn by the religious image of Our Lady of the Rule in the  Lapu-Lapu city church. Envelopes from the cash donation box were also missing. The theft was discovered early moring by the shrine custodian Virgilio Camposo. Fr. Augustin Polong, assistant parish priest of Our Lady of the Rule, said the stolen valuables, […]

Church tells Lapu fiesta goers to fight RH bill

November 22, 2012

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THE feast of the Birhen sa Regla in Lapu-Lapu City was generally peaceful. The event also gave the Catholic Church the venue to highlight its opposition to the Reproductive Health bill being tackled in Congress. This was the assessment of Senior Supt. Rey Lyndon Lawas, director of the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office, and parish priest […]