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New Jaro archbishop vows ‘to walk with the people’

THE newly-installed Archbishop of Jaro said he wants to walk with the people while at the helm of one of the biggest diocese in the Catholic Church. Most Rev. Jose Romeo O. Lazo, the Sixth Archbishop of Jaro, described his stint as “leadership by accompaniment.” “It will be a leadership by accompaniment. I walk with […] The post New Jaro archbishop vows ‘to walk with the people’ appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource: thedailyguardian thedailyguardianApr 17th, 2018

Treat people as gifts, not commodities – Cardinal Tagle

MANILA, Philippines – Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle urged Filipinos to recover the value of treating people as gifts, not commodities, as he led a Mass to defend life in the face of killings in the Philippines.  At the Walk for Life on Saturday, February 24, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2018

Palace slams ‘brutal slaying’ of NUPL lawyer; vows ‘speedy, impartial’ probe

  Malacaang has condemnedthe death of lawyerBen Ramos, an officer of the National Union of People's Lawyer (NUPL), and vowed a "speedy and impartial" investigation into his murder.   "Any form of violence, other than legal, has no place in a civilized society," Salvador Panelo said in a statement on Wednesday.   "We strongly condemn the brutal slaying of Atty. Ben Ramos, lawyer and founding member of the National Union of People's Lawyers (NUPL)," he added.   He said authorities were "now conducting a speedy and impartial investigation with respect to the incident and pertinent agencies will do all they can to ensure that the perpetrators of t...Keep on reading: Palace slams ‘brutal slaying’ of NUPL lawyer; vows ‘speedy, impartial’ probe.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 7th, 2018

‘We run as alternative bets’ – Villasis

ROXAS CITY, CAPIZ – “We humbly offer ourselves to the people of Capiz as alternative candidates this coming May 2019 elections.” This was the statement of businessman Elmer Villasis who vows for a change in the system of government and kind of leadership if given a chance to serve the Capizeños. Although their group is not […] The post ‘We run as alternative bets’ – Villasis appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsOct 25th, 2018

[OPINION] Archbishop Oscar Romero: Martyr

On March 24, 1980, Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador was shot to death by a right-wing death squad while celebrating the Eucharist. Since then, the people of El Salvador and many others from various parts of the world have revered him as a martyr. ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2018

Imee Files Senate Bid; Vows to Be ‘Voice’ of Provinces

Ilocos Norte Governor Maria Josefa Imelda “Imee” Marcos vowed to represent people from the provinces as she filed her certificate of candidacy (COC) for senator on Tuesday. “Kailangan rin ng pag-unawa, higit sa lahat, ng kinatawan ng lokal at importante kasi ‘yung mga taga-probinsya ‘yung mambubukid at pati na rin mga overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsOct 17th, 2018

Be like late Salvadoran Archbishop Romero, PH church told

LUCENA CITY---On the canonization day of Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero on Sunday, activist priest Fr. Robert Reyes dared Catholic Church leaders in the Philippines to emulate the life of the new saint and speak out against government abuses and violence against the Filipino people.   "Does this silence amidst the extrajudicial killings and injustices against the poor a watered-down version of Christianity and a betrayal of Jesus Christ's mission?" Reyes said in a phone interview on Saturday.   Reyes said that among bishops in the Philippine Church, only three---Manila Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo, Caloocan Bishop Pablo Virgilio David and Lingayen-Dagu...Keep on reading: Be like late Salvadoran Archbishop Romero, PH church told.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 14th, 2018

For the ‘First Man’ team, their mission was to get it right

LOS ANGELES --- Making a movie about Neil Armstrong may not necessarily be on par with, say, successfully landing on the moon but the pressure involved isn't a giant leap from that either. There are astronauts who were there, for one, in Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin, in addition to all the people who were on the ground at NASA ready jump on any inaccuracies. There's the near-mythic weight that that achievement of being the first man to walk on the moon holds. For film fans, there's the "2001: A Space Odyssey" factor. And then there's the fact that Armstrong, who died in 2012 at age 82, while a stickler for facts, didn't like to talk much about himself --- even to his own fam...Keep on reading: For the ‘First Man’ team, their mission was to get it right.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 13th, 2018

Alec Baldwin vows to break the talk show model by going deep

NEW YORK --- When his new talk show premieres Sunday night, don't expect Alec Baldwin to get overly political. The 60-year old actor plans to leave that on the set of "Saturday Night Live" with his occasional impersonations of President Donald Trump. "The Trump thing is just silly. Nothing we do on 'SNL' about Trump is going to change anybody's mind about anything," Baldwin said. "There are people in Washington going, 'That Alec Baldwin, I hate him'... and there are others that say, 'Thank you, for helping us process this.'" That's why he doesn't see an upside to being overly political on the new "The Alec Baldwin Show" on ABC at 10 p.m. The show features candid one-on-one conv...Keep on reading: Alec Baldwin vows to break the talk show model by going deep.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 13th, 2018

Cheeses galore, ‘jamon’ Serrano, wagyu beef and other treats in Iloilo mall opening

  As someone who cooks at home almost every day, I am delighted every time a supermarket opens in town. It means more food sources, new discoveries, and the possibility of trying untested recipes.   As I walk down the aisles of a new supermarket, I take my sweet time examining the canned goods and their places of origin, checking the freshness of the produce, looking for the day's specials, and imagining what I could create out of them.   That was how the people of Iloilo must have felt, too, when The Marketplace by Rustan's opened its first branch in their city last week.   At Festive Walk Mall, it's the first in Western Visayas, an honor not...Keep on reading: Cheeses galore, ‘jamon’ Serrano, wagyu beef and other treats in Iloilo mall opening.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 10th, 2018

PH vows to help Indonesia

THE Philippine government on Sunday vowed to assist in relief efforts in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia as the death toll in Friday’s 7.5-magnitude quake and tsunami exceeded 800. “We join the people of Indonesia in offering our prayers to the hundreds who died after a powerful [7.5-magnitude] earthquake and tsunami hit Central Sulawesi last Friday,” Palace [...] The post PH vows to help Indonesia appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsSep 30th, 2018

PH vows aid to quake-hit Indonesia

MALACANANG on Sunday voiced willingness to help Indonesia, a few days after a strong earthquake and tsunami hit the country. On Friday afternoon, Central Sulawesi was hit by a 7.4-magnitude earthquake, which was followed by a tsunami. According to reports, at least 400 people died and hundreds were injured. Dozens of people are still said to be trapped [...] The post PH vows aid to quake-hit Indonesia appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 30th, 2018

Hall of Fame RB Barry Sanders enjoying new role with Lions

By LARRY LAGE,  AP Sports Writer DETROIT (AP) — Barry Sanders shook hands with fans, posed for pictures and engaged in small talk outside a suite at Ford Field before the Detroit Lions opened the season against the New York Jets. At halftime, the Hall of Fame running back was on the field to turn a huge key, and the stadium's speakers blared with the sounds of an engine revving. Sanders is in his second season as an ambassador for the team, a paid role that is sending him on the road for Detroit's game against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday. "It's definitely nice to be back after the first few years of being retired and there not being much communication," Sanders said in an interview with The Associated Press. "So, certainly just being able to be involved with certain things that the team is doing from a community outreach standpoint and that sort of thing, for me, it's great. "And, just being able to be around the game a little more and certainly around the Lions family a little more for me is meaningful so I do appreciate that." The Lions like the arrangement, too. Sanders visits suite holders during games and attends meet-and-greet sessions along with going to other team functions such as its draft party. "It's great having him around and back in the fold, interacting with fans and corporate sponsors," Lions president Rod Wood told The AP. "He's probably if not the best player in Lions history, he's in the handful of the best. "And, he's definitely the most remembered by our fans." While it may seem like a logical connection between the former star player and the only NFL team he played for, their relationship was not smooth in the years following his sudden and surprising retirement just before training camp began 1999. Sanders is always showered with cheers in the Motor City these days. But he was booed in public at times back in the day by fans who were still unhappy he walked away from the game after 10 spectacular seasons when he was on the verge of becoming the NFL's all-time leading rusher. "I hated that it came to the point where he was getting booed," said Lomas Brown, one of Sanders' former teammates. "He's one of the greatest ever and he did it all here in Detroit. There are still some people holding a grudge today, but that's been gone for a while." Brown hopes the Lions take another step in their relationship with Sanders by honoring him with a statue at Ford Field. "It's hard to believe there's not one," Brown said. Wood declined to say if there are plans to erect a Sanders statue. "We've talked about things we haven't announced," Wood said. When Calvin Johnson announced his retirement two years ago, it reminded people of Sanders' decision to walk away from the game. Like Sanders, the former star receiver chose to leave the Lions and the league with years left on his contract and seemingly some solid seasons left in his career. Johnson retired two years ago and the team has tried and failed, so far, to rekindle its relationship with him. As Sanders was the honored guest in Wood's suite for a game earlier this month, Johnson was in a nearby luxury box on the same floor. "I know Lions fans appreciate Barry's role with the team because he's the greatest Lion and one of the greatest running backs — if not the greatest — to play the game," said Johnson, who declined to talk about his relationship with the team. Brown believes time will take care of whatever issues are keeping Johnson from being a part of the organization in some way. "If the Lions continue to reaching out to him and being warm to him, I think it'll happen," Brown said. Wood is working on it. "It's still goal of the organization, and me in particular, to get Calvin back in the fold," Wood said. "It was good to see him at the (Jets) game.".....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsSep 26th, 2018

India’s singing village, where everyone has their melody

Curious whistles and chirrups echo through the jungle around Kongthong, a remote Indian village, but this is no birdsong. It's people calling out to each other in music, an extraordinary tradition that may even be unique. Here in the lush, rolling hills of the northeastern state of Meghalaya, mothers from Kongthong and a few other local villages compose a special melody for each child. Everyone in the village, inhabited by the Khasi people, will then address the person with this individual little tune --- and for a lifetime. They have conventional "real" names too, but they are rarely used. To walk along the main road in this village of wooden huts with corrugated tin roo...Keep on reading: India’s singing village, where everyone has their melody.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2018

Iran vows ‘crushing response’ after gunmen kill 29 at army parade

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani vowed a “crushing” response after assailants sprayed a crowd with gunfire, shooting dead at least 29 people including women and children at a military parade near the Iraqi border. Iran vows ‘crushing response’ after gunmen kill 29 at army parade Iranian President Hassan Rouhani vowed a Source link: Iran vows ‘crushing response’ after gunmen kill 29 at army parade.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2018

Iran vows crushing response after gunmen kill 29 at army parade

TEHRAN, Iran (4th UPDATE) – Iran's President Hassan Rouhani vowed a "crushing response" after gunmen shot dead at least 29 people including women and children on Saturday, September 22, in an attack on an Iranian military parade. The Islamic State (IS) jihadist group claimed to have carried out the rare assault ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2018

Survey: US companies in China hurt by tariff war

FILE - In this July 20, 2018 photo, people walk past a mural displaying world currency symbols on the outside of a bank in Beijing. Amid a worsening tariff battle, China is putting off accepting li.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 14th, 2018

Trillanes vows to run after Guevarra, Calida, DND officials over amnesty issue

MANILA, Philippines – Embattled Senator Antonio Trillanes IV vowed to run after the people pushing for the revocation of the amnesty granted to him in 2011. “Pagdating ng panahon, 'pag wala na si Duterte, hahabulin ko talaga sila if they insist dito sa ginagawa nilang kalokohan… Hahabulin ko talaga kayo ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 6th, 2018

‘Two Roads in the Woods’

To celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary, former senator, Foreign Affairs Secretary and now DBP chairman Alberto Romulo and his wife, the former Rosie Lovely Tecson, quietly renewed their marriage vows at a Mass celebrated by Archbishop of Manila Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle at the Archbishop’s chapel in Mandaluyong......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2018

Go slams ex-President Aquino’s remarks vs Duterte

DAVAO CITY --- Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence "Bong" Go slammed Thursday remarks made by former President Benigno Aquino III on President Duterte's health condition, including Aquino's promise to actively participate in the campaign for the opposition slate in the 2019 midterm elections. "Let's just let the people judge for themselves. I think you will feel it," Go said through a local radio station. "Walk on the streets, see if your children are safe, if there are improvements. We don't need to boast about the accomplishments of the Duterte administration. Let the people judge," Go added. Earlier, former President Aquino vowed to help in the campaign of a ...Keep on reading: Go slams ex-President Aquino’s remarks vs Duterte.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2018

Army troops, police massacred 7 alleged NPA members in Antique, families say

ILOILO CITY - Liezl Bandiola's face was half blown off. Five others had fatal wounds in the head or face. "There was no firefight. They were mercilessly killed, massacred," said Ruth Salditos, wife of Felix Salditos, one of the seven alleged New People's Army (NPA) rebels killed in a purported shootout with policemen and soldiers in the capital town of San Jose in Antique province on Wednesday. In a press conference at the Gegato Abecia Funeral Homes and Crematory in Jaro District here on Thursday afternoon, the families of the slain alleged rebels accused the Philippine National Police and the Army's 301st Brigade of shooting and killing their loved ones who were "unarmed and ...Keep on reading: Army troops, police massacred 7 alleged NPA members in Antique, families say.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 17th, 2018