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Feast of Christ the King

Fr. Leo Pabayo . THE idea of a king did not occur in the mind of the Israelites in the beginning of their history. Moses their founding Father did not call himself a king. He ruled over them as a prophet and he ruled according to the word that God ...

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State of war?

Batas Mauricio . IS there any official in Malacanang, especially those who had been given the privilege of being able to whisper things to President Duterte, who reads the Bible? Pardon me but, my perception is that,there is none. This, I believe, accounts for the many inappropriate remarks that the ...

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With groanings too deep for words

Fr. Roy Cimagala . I ALWAYS feel consoled everytime I read these words of St. Paul in his Letter to the Romans. “The Spirit helps us in our weakness. For we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groanings ...

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Is Nacaya left holding the bag?

Bencyrus Ellorin . CITY Council majority floor leader Ian Mark Nacaya has brought in the idea of payment for ecological services or PES. The idea of PES came from some groups, especially after “Sendong” left a trail of death and destruction in 2011, and exposed the obvious: the city, with ...

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Be informed

Egay Uy . THE retailers of rice at Cogon public market made noise against the imposition of the suggested retail prices of locally produced and imported rice. They complained they were not given enough time to dispose of their inventories which they purchased from their suppliers at prices higher than ...

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Anywhere but where

Netnet Camomot . “Rainy days and Mondays… Always get me down”?   AS Tropical Depression Samuel entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility, a little rain began to fall on Cagayan de Oro. It’s November, perhaps this is now the appetizer to December’s storms, with Sendong considered as a once-in-a-lifetime experience ...

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All in the name of profit

Letters . CHINESE President Xi Jinping, instead of bringing your money in our country with your lopsided deals, use it to serve your poor farmers and sweatshop workers who are struggling everyday to survive. Sandugo-Movement of Moro and Indigenous Peoples for Self-Determination joined progressive organizations in asserting Philippine sovereignty as ...

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Mercy and the fullness of redemption

Fr. Roy Cimagala . WHAT a consoling and reassuring psalm! It should always be in our heart and on our lips. It is what gives light when darkness descends on our life. It makes a life-stirring impulse when things seem to be dead. Psalm 130,7 tells us where we can ...

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Strangers in the mirror

Cong Corrales . “The only difference between reality and fiction is that fiction needs to be credible.” — Mark Twain   WITH what his operatives have been doing to the people they have sworn to serve and protect, a fictional character and plot of a television series should be the ...

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Will the conviction bring down the Marcoses?

Perry Diaz . FOR 32 years after her late husband, dictator Ferdinand Marcos, was toppled from power, Imelda Marcos was never convicted of the crimes she allegedly committed during the reign of Marcos. Of the approximately 100 cases of graft and corruption filed against Imelda, the Philippine government lamely prosecuted ...

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