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Salvation by Grace
May 23, 2015 04:42 AM
By: Artchil B. Fernandez
A SERIOUS dilemma is threatening to rip the Liberal Party (LP) apart. How the party handles this quandary could spell its demise or ensure its survival in the post-2016 political landscape.
LP is the current party in power but with national elections less than a year from now, its dominance could end unless its presidential candidate wins the contest. The presidency is the single most important position at stake in the 2016 election. Read more...
First navy chief
May 23, 2015 04:40 AM
By: Modesto P. Sao-noy
UNKNOWN to most people in Negros or perhaps the Philippines, the first commander of what is now the Philippine Navy is from Himamaylan, Occidental Negros. In this town on May 17, 1843 was born Pascual Ledesma, the first head of what is to become the Philippine Navy. Read more...
Forgiving presence of the Holy Spirit in our lives
May 23, 2015 04:36 AM
Fr. Czar Emmanuel Alvarez, OSA
SOLEMNITY OF THE PENTECOST
Gospel Reading: John 20:19-23
THE Lord appeared to his disciples on many occasions after his resurrection from the dead. In our Gospel passage this Sunday, we see him manifesting himself once again to them and doing two very particular and significant gestures: Read more...
Digong Duterte and criminals in the ruling classes
May 23, 2015 04:34 AM
By: Rene Saguisag
DAVAO'S Digong Duterte wants the corrupt killed.
But the human rights community, marginalized as it may be, may perceive Digong himself a criminal. He deserves due process which he seems to deny the nonentities he is charged with having been dispatched to the Promised Land.
Vigilantism presents its own set of problems. Read more...
May 23, 2015 04:32 AM
By: Jenny Serfino
“MAY good come out of this tragedy.”
This is a line from a text message sent to the media by Antonio Cesar Servando, the uncle of one of my young kababayans, who died a year ago because all he wanted was to belong to a fraternity, like I once did. These words serve as an inspiration for the story I’m about to tell. Read more...
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