December 21,2014 12:58 AM
By: Artchil B. Fernandez
THE holiday spirit of Filipinos was wrecked this week with a discovery that shocked and outraged the nation. Notorious drug lords had carved out an enclave in a highly secured government facility. Add sex, drugs, guns and money and the result is an exceedingly embarrassing scene for the government.
Citizens fight back
December 21,2014 12:56 AM
By: Modesto P. Sao-noy
IT IS AN axiom in our system of government that sovereignty resides in the people and all government authority emanates from them, from the consent of the governed.
When governments depart from this, the citizens have the right and the duty to take the governments to task.
Drug lords Co, et al won’t name Iloilo, Bacolod cohorts
December 21,2014 12:55 AM
By: Alex P. Vidal
“I used to have a drug problem, now I make enough money.” – DAVID LEE ROTH
EVEN if they will kill him, authorities can’t force big time drug lord Peter Co to name his associates in various regions all over the country, even if he and 19 other fellow drug lords have been transferred from the New Bilibid Prisons in Muntinlupa City to the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) headquarters.
Need for faith to overcome our fears and doubts
December 21,2014 12:54 AM
By: Fr. Czar Emmanuel Alvarez, OSA
4TH SUNDAY OF ADVENT
Gospel Reading: Luke 1,26-38
IT HAS often been said that modern man lives in an age of anxiety, fear, dread, etc., and this is true. Until thirty-five years ago or so, for example, anxiety was not included in the diagnostic category of mental illnesses. Today its scope is becoming more and more pervasive, going beyond distinctions of age, gender, culture, nationality, and so forth.
Master of adoption and adaptation
December 21,2014 12:52 AM
By: Fr. Roy Cimagala
WITH Christmas, we are somehow reminded of that beautiful and awesome truth that God loves us so much that in spite of our sins and unworthiness, he continues to love us by adopting us as his children and adapting himself to our condition so we can have a way to be like him and to regard him as our Father.