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Completely unworthy and imperfect

Fr. Roy Cimagala THIS is to show how entirely gratuitous and tremendous God’s love for us is. He created us out of pure love and goodness. There was no necessity at all for him to create us and the whole universe. Besides, among all his creatures that can include very ...

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Audacity is DU30

Butch Bagabuyo “Fortune favors the audacious.” – Erasmus “Ability is of little account without opportunity.” – Napoleon Bonaparte AUDACITY defines Davao Mayor Rodrigo “Super Digong” Duterte, the next and unstoppable president of our country; the PDP-Laban, soon to be the one and only true political party in power, and Senate Majority ...

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Beyond pain and suffering (2)

Karl Gaspar CONCLUSION DAVAO City–Looking back now, perhaps there was one more element that helped me during the crucial moments of fearing pain, suffering and even the threat of dying inside the OR. I was fully conscious of how I must have looked lying down on that bed. I was ...

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Easter eggs

Netnet Camomot OUR family, including the third generation, has become too old for Easter eggs. There was a time when the youngest grandchild would still look forward to finding some, but those days are gone. Only the traditional Easter feast has remained and this time, we celebrated with the girlfriend ...

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The question of gradualness

Fr. Roy Cimagala IT happened in the Extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the Family in 2014. In fact, it exploded into a media firestorm. In tackling the question of gradualness in relation to the pastoral care of people with some moral irregularities, like the divorced and remarried, a lot of ...

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Hypocritical

Letter to the Editor THE candidate for vice mayor of Team Rufus was reported in the GSD as saying that it was strategic of the CDP to choose Rody Duterte as its presidential candidate, the reason being that Duterte has a strong following in the city. This came after the ...

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GIs are coming to town

Ruffy Magbanua PRETTY soon, human activity will be back at the old Lumbia Airport, not because of passengers and commercial airlines but because of American soldiers  who are coming to town to establish a “temporary residence.” Methinks, there is no stopping it. Early this month, no less than  Defense Secretary Voltaire ...

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‘We are Dutertards’

Ben Contreras REP. Rufus Rodriguez was asked who among the presidential candidates he would support. He explained that it is a matter which their party, the Centrist Democratic Party (CDP), has yet to decide on. It became a guessing game. Initially, many believe that Mar Roxas would be it. Later, ...

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To each his own

Churchill Aguilar SINCE most of my clients are government agencies, the election ban has pretty much put my consultancy on hold for the next two months. This prompted me to come home to Cagayan de Oro and do my civil duty of educating people to be wise voters as well ...

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Snubbed by Roxas, Poe

Bencyrus Ellorin SO finally, Cagayan de Oro 2nd District Rep. Rufus Rodriguez is settling with Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte for president and Liberal Party’s Leni Robredo for vice president. This ended speculations and the dribbling by the congressman, his Centrist Democratic Party (CDP) and “family-centered” party list Abante Mindanao over ...

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