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Malolos Bishop Oliveros dies after lingering illness

CITY OF MALOLOS---Bulacan province mourned the loss on Friday of Malolos Bishop Jose Oliveros who died after a lingering illness at the Mary Immaculate Hospital here.   He was 71. Oliveros was the first bishop of the Diocese of Malolos who died in office. A native of Quezon province, he assumed the diocese's post in August 2004.   Born on Sept. 11, 1946, Oliveros was ordained by Pope Paul VI on Nov. 28, 1970, in Rizal Park in Manila.   Pope John Paul II appointed him bishop of the Diocese of Boac on Feb. 2, 2000, and was consecrated by Archbishop Antonio Franco, former apostolic nuncio to the Philippines.   Oliveros' remains lie at the Basi...Keep on reading: Malolos Bishop Oliveros dies after lingering illness.....»»

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Malolos Bishop Jose Oliveros dies at 71 - Rappler

Malolos Bishop Jose Oliveros dies at 71 - Rappler.....»»

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Malolos Bishop Oliveros passes away

BISHOP Jose Oliveros of the diocese of Malolos, Bulacan passed away on Friday, according to Monsignor Pablo Legazpi, Vicar General of the Diocese of Malolos. He was 71. Quoted in a report, Legazpi said Oliveros died at about 9 a.m. No other details are available as of posting time. Oliveros was born on Sept. 11, [...] The post Malolos Bishop Oliveros passes away appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsMay 11th, 2018

Boxing promoter Pamiloza dies

PHILIPPINE boxing lost another pillar. Long-time boxing promoter-manager Alexander “Bomber” Pamiloza passed away last Wednesday, May 2 due to lingering illness, He was 73. An avid supporter of pro boxing, Pamiloza made a name for himself as promoter of boxing fights which featured past and present Filipino world champions during….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 4th, 2018

Pope Francis appoints Dipolog bishop to oversee Iligan diocese

Following the death of Iligan Bishop Elenito Galido, Pope Francis has appointed another prelate to oversee the diocese that Galido left behind until a new bishop is elected. The Pontiff named Dipolog Bishop Severo Caermare, 48, as the apostolic administrator of the Diocese of Iligan. The appointment was made on December 6, a day after Galido passed away due to a lingering illness. Caermare will oversee the Diocese of Iligan in an acting capacity until Pope Francis elects a new bishop to lead it. Caermare was ordained at the age of 26 in 1996 and has been a priest for 21 years. He was appointed Dipolog bishop in 2014, and holds a master's degree in theology and pastoral min...Keep on reading: Pope Francis appoints Dipolog bishop to oversee Iligan diocese.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 9th, 2017

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies at age 80

GENEVA --- Kofi Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ranks to become the first black African secretary-general, has died. He was 80. His foundation announced his death in Switzerland's capital, Bern, on Saturday in a tweet , saying he died after a short unspecified illness. It did not give details and remembered the Nobel Peace Prize winner as "radiating genuine kindness, warmth and brilliance in all he did." The president of Ghana, where Annan was born, said in a tweet that "I am ... comforted by the information, after speaking to (Annan's wife) Nane Maria, that he died peacefully in his sleep."...Keep on reading: Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies at age 80.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 18th, 2018

Jill Janus, singer of metal band Huntress, dies at 43

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) --- Jill Janus, lead singer of the heavy metal band Huntress, has died at age 43, her family and band said Thursday. Janus had long struggled with mental illness, and killed herself outside Portland, Oregon, on Tuesday, her relatives and band mates said in a statement released through publicist Alexandra Greenberg. Janus fronted Huntress from the group's inception in Los Angeles in 2009, singing on three full-length albums and on tours with bands including Motorhead and Lamb of God. Founding member Blake Meahl said on his Facebook page Thursday that he and Janus "spent 9 years together creating a home, having a family and building our passion project Hunt...Keep on reading: Jill Janus, singer of metal band Huntress, dies at 43.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 17th, 2018

Former Indian PM Vajpayee dies after illness at age 93

NEW DELHI --- Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, a Hindu nationalist who set off a nuclear arms race with rival Pakistan but later reached across the border to begin a groundbreaking peace process, died on Thursday after a prolonged illness. He was 93. The All India Institute of Medical Sciences, where Vajpayee had been hospitalized for more than two months for treatment of a kidney infection and chest congestion, announced his death. Vajpayee, a leader of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, had suffered a stroke in 2009. A onetime journalist, Vajpayee was in many ways a political contradiction: He was the moderate leader of an often-strident Hindu ...Keep on reading: Former Indian PM Vajpayee dies after illness at age 93.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

H.F. Lenfest, former media mogul, philanthropist, dies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) --- H.F. "Gerry" Lenfest, who made a $1 billion fortune in the cable industry and gave almost all of it away, supporting schools, museums, journalism and the arts in Philadelphia and beyond, died Sunday, a family spokesman said. Gerry Lenfest was 88. He was taken Sunday from his Rittenhouse Square home to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead of complications from chronic illness, said Fred Stein. Stein will handle a memorial service planned in Philadelphia in September. "There is likely not an organization or charity in Philadelphia that didn't benefit from the Lenfest family's generosity in some way," said Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf....Keep on reading: H.F. Lenfest, former media mogul, philanthropist, dies.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 6th, 2018

Superstar mourns sister’s passing

  Although her fans are celebrating her return to television on Aug. 6, via GMA 7's primetime soap opera "Onanay," Superstar Nora Aunor is feeling a bit forlorn. Her older sister Tita recently passed away after a lingering illness. La Aunor told the Inquirer on Thursday: "Hindi pa po maganda ang pakiramdam ko dahil sa pagkamatay ng kapatid kong babae na si Ate Tita kahapon." Tita was 72 years old. Tita's death was devastating because she was the Superstar's only surviving sibling. "Kaisa-isang pamilyang natitira sa akin at binawian pa ng buhay. Ngayon talagang nag-iisa na lang po ako." She has yet to fully recover from the loss of her youngest brother, Eddie Villa...Keep on reading: Superstar mourns sister’s passing.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 4th, 2018

Retired Police general Romeo Maganto passes away

Retired police general Romeo Maganto, known as the “Lion of Manila,” succumbed to a lingering illness last Saturday. He was 70......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 20th, 2018

Retired police general Maganto dies at 70

    CITY OF MALOLOS---Retired police general Romeo Maganto died from an ailment on Saturday (June 16), according to a belated report on Monday (June 18). He was 70.   His remains lie in state at his home in Barangay (village) San Pedro in Bustos town.   Bustos municipal government information officer Arnel Tolentino said the remains will be brought to Manila on Tuesday (June 19), according to Arnel Tolentino, Bustos information officer.   The late general became controversial for his tough stance on crime when he ran the Western Police District in the 1980s. Maganto will be buried on Sunday (June 25) in Manila.   The family ...Keep on reading: Retired police general Maganto dies at 70.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 18th, 2018

Manila bishop wants ‘bad spirits’ driven out of Malacañang

"Bad spirits" have been lingering in Malacanang, and prayers should be usedas a weapon to drive them out. This was the statement of Manila Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo before the faithful on Monday as they gathered at Quiapo Church to express sorrow over the recent killings of clergymen across the country. "The evil spirits at Malacanang will only be driven away through the prayers of the faithful," Pabillo said in Filipino during his homily at the Mass. "We can show our faith when we combine our prayers with penance. That's how serious we are in praying and fasting," the bishop stressed. Pabillio made the remarks as he castigated the killings of priests, the push t...Keep on reading: Manila bishop wants ‘bad spirits’ driven out of Malacañang.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 18th, 2018

New bishop of Iba, Zambales to be installed May 25

Bishop Bartolome Santos during his episcopal consecration last April 30 at Malolos Cathedral. EDWIN BACASMAS Monsignor Bartolome G. Santos Jr. will be installed as the new bishop of Iba at the Cath.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMay 24th, 2018

Ex-Batanes bishop Camilo Gregorio dies

Retired Bishop Camilo Gregorio of Batanes died of cardiac arrest on Monday night, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines reported yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2018

Retired Bishop Camilo Gregorio dies, 78 - Inquirer.net

Retired Bishop Camilo Gregorio dies, 78 - Inquirer.net.....»»

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Pope names Ongtioco new apostolic administrator in Malolos

Bishop Honesto Ongtioco--CBCP WEBSITE Pope Francis has named Cubao Bishop Honesto Flores Ongtioco as the new apostolic administrator of the Diocese of Malolos. Ongtioco, 69, was named to the positi.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

National Artist Cirilo F. Bautista, 76

CIRILO F. Bautista, whose poems, fiction, and essays in English and Filipino have made him one of the Philippines’ most honored authors and earned him the title of National Artist for Literature, died early on Sunday after a lingering illness. He was 76. Bautista succumbed to complications from muscular dystrophy—a condition he inherited from his father—at the [...] The post National Artist Cirilo F. Bautista, 76 appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMay 6th, 2018

Augusto Villalón, architect and heritage advocate, passes away

Augusto Villaln, architect and cultural heritage conservation advocate who spearheaded the listing of several Philippine historical and natural landmarks in the very prestigious World Heritage List of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, Cultural Organization (Unesco), has passed away today (May 5) after a lingering illness following a stroke. Villaln represented the Philippines in the Unesco World Heritage Committee from 1991-2001. He prepared the nomination papers of several natural and manmade sites in the Philippines that were successfully inscribed on the World Heritage List: the Baroque Churches of the Philippines (Miag-ao in Iloilo; Paoay in Ilocos Norte; Santa...Keep on reading: Augusto Villalón, architect and heritage advocate, passes away.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 5th, 2018

Winnie Mandela dies at 81

JOHANNESBURG: South Africa paid tribute to Winnie Mandela’s “fighting spirit” on Tuesday as plans were made to mark the life of the firebrand anti-apartheid campaigner and Nelson Mandela’s former wife. She died in a Johannesburg hospital at the age of 81 on Monday after suffering a long illness that failed to rob of her of [...] The post Winnie Mandela dies at 81 appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 3rd, 2018

Rustie Otico, 79

JOURNALIST RUSTICO "Rustie" Otico died of a lingering illness on Wednesday, February 7 at his sister's house in Belison, Antique. He was 79.Regarded as a "stalwart of.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2018