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Church tells Lapu fiesta goers to fight RH bill

November 22, 2012


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 […]

46th World Communication Day message – Palma ‘thanks to media’

May 20, 2012


  Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma yesterday pointed out the importance of silence and listening during the celebration of 46th World Communications Day. Easy access to all forms of communication, he said “makes it important for people to be introspective, and reflective.” The Cebu prelate acknowledged the role of media in communication as a “very important […]

Swim, frolic in Mactan, Mandaue

April 9, 2012


Thousands of people flocked to Lapu-Lapu City’s beaches including Mandaue City’s coastal areas to celebrate Easter Sunday. Upscale beach resorts like Shangri-La’s Mactan Island Resort and Spa in barangay Punta Engaño were fully booked. “We are filled to capacity, that’s 407 rooms occupied.” said Cassandra Cuevas, Shangri-La Mactan’s communications officer. Eric Monsanto, communications officer of […]

Palma prays for former president Arroyo’s healing

November 21, 2011


Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma said he is praying for the “healing” of former president Gloria Arroyo. Thousands flocked to the Birhen sa Regla church in Lapu-Lapu City where Palma celebrated fiesta mass. He said people should show brotherly love to one another. In a separate interview, he wished that the lower courts “would respect” whatever […]