Monthly Archives: July 2013

MNLF warns of war in Mindanao

MANILA – Whether or not there is a final peace agreement between the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), war could break out in Mindanao because of wrangling among large armed

Binay scores higher ratings than Aquino

MANILA  - Vice President Jejomar Binay obtained a slightly higher approval rating than President Benigno Aquino III in a recent survey conducted by local poll firm Pulse Asia. The survey, which was

CBCP tells church groups to stop asking money from politicians

MANILA — The  Catholic  Bishops’  Conference  of the  Philippines  (CBCP)  has called  on the public, including  Church-based organizations and institutions, to stop soliciting money from politicians, saying they have become “grateful  beneficiaries”

Pope Francis on gays: Who am I to judge them?

ABOARD THE PAPAL AIRCRAFT — Pope Francis reached out to gays on Monday, saying he wouldn’t judge priests for their sexual orientation in a remarkably open and wide-ranging news conference as he

Why are they leaving the Church?

RIO DE JANEIRO. — Pope Francis, in a stunningly candid assessment of the state of the Catholic Church, said on Saturday it should look in the mirror and ask why so many

RP garments regaining US buyers

MANILA — United States buyers are making a comeback into the Philippines, especially for garments. “We got a consensus that all of our members are really receiving more purchase orders now from