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Palma Remember Christ’s sacrifice on Palm Sunday

April 2, 2012


Thirty-year-old Aileen Impas sells palm fronds formed into crosses every Palm Sunday for twenty years already as part of her devotion during the Holy Week. This may be the epitome of the Christian meaning of Palm Sunday. Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma emphasized the important message of the Palm Sunday in his homily yesterday, saying that […]

PB Daan rushed to clinic

March 27, 2012


(Breaking News) by Carmel Loise Matus, Correspondent   Provincial Board Member Julian Daan was brought to the clinic after suffering severe stomach pains this morning. He was supposed to deliver a report during the 12th Women’s Congress at the Cebu International Convention Center when he was taken ill. He was advised by doctors to rest and […]

Cebu bettor wins top P68 M lotto prize

March 21, 2012


THE lone bettor who won the P68-million plus jackpot prize in the 6/55 Grand Lotto draw last Saturday bought the winning ticket in a lotto outlet in Soong, Lapu-Lapu City. Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) Visayas-Mindanao Manager Federico Damole said the lucky bettor could be from the area or just happened to pass by there. […]

Cebu City resident ranks second in PMA 2012 class

March 14, 2012


A RESIDENT of barangay Sambag Dos, Cebu City, ranked second in the “Bagwis Class of 2012” of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA). Cebuano Jose Mari Cabrera, the 22-year-old son of a former seaman and an optometrist, was a consistent honor student from his elementary grade to his early college years. Cabrera’s mother, Iris, said her […]

Vatican date ‘enough time to prepare,’ says Cebu Archbishop

February 19, 2012


Oct. 21, 2012 is a red-letter day for Filipino Catholics and Cebuanos in particular. Pope Benedict XVI announced the date for the canonization of Pedro Calungsod, a young Visayan martyr, along with six other candidates for sainthood from Europe and the United States. The date of the Vatican rites was eagerly awaited to set in […]

Cebu archer strikes gold in SEA games

November 25, 2011


Lost in the hullabaloo about the country’s weak performance in the Southeast Asian Games in Indonesia is a story of perseverance and eventual triumph. One such story belongs to 51-year-old Cebuano Dondon Sombrio and how archery took him on a journey from his hometown of Cagayan de Oro to Cebu City, to the RP team […]


November 25, 2011


Fiscal dismisses obscenity cases vs SuperBalita, Banat   Two Cebuano-language tabloids were cleared yesterday of accusations that two of their columns were obscene. The criminal complaints filed by the Cebu City Anti-Indecency Board (CCAIB) were dismissed for “insufficiency of evidence.” The column “From Junquera with love” published by Sun.Star SuperBalita and “Wildflower” published by Banat […]


October 20, 2011


Cardinals endorse Visayan youth martyr to pope     The country’s first Visayan martyr may soon become its second saint after St. Lorenzo Ruiz. This developed after the Vatican’s Congregation for the Causes of Saints “unanimously” decided to endorse Blessed Pedro Calungsod’s canonization to Pope Benedict XVI. It’s now up to the Pope to evaluate […]

Vidal urges faithful Protect values of Cebuano youths

August 29, 2011


He may be retired, but Cebu archbishop emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal isn’t resting on his laurels. In launching his fourth book “I’m Old, You’re Still Young” last Saturday evening, Vidal called on the Cebuano Catholic faithful to help educate and instill Christian values among their youth. “The Cebuano youth are the future and the present […]