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October 5, 2018 4:16 AM Surge of Visayan devotees seen during Cebu arrival of Saint Padre Pio relic

CEBU CITY– The Archdiocese of Cebu is expecting a surge of devotees from the different provinces in the Visayas during the visit of the heart relic of Saint Padre Pio. In a press conference, Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma encouraged Cebuanos to venerate the saint through the relic which would stay in Cebu until Oct. 14. The relic is expected to arrive in Cebu on October 14

September 4, 2018 9:30 PM Mayor details cancer in reply to Duterte

Mayor Tomas Osmeña, taking to social media to respond to President Rodrigo Duterte, admitted he carried a bag at the right side of his body, but it did not contain feces, as Mr. Duterte claimed in a speech at the celebration of Mandaue City’s 49th Charter Day on August 30. Osmeña, a cancer survivor, wrote on his Facebook post that what he carried was a urostomy 18

June 16, 2018 4:03 AM Message of Senator Richard J. Gordon on Eid'l Fitr

We join our Muslim brothers and sisters in celebrating Eid'l Fitr, the most important festival in the Islamic calendar, which marks the end of Ramadan or the month-long journey of reflection, prayer and fasting. As Filipinos, we should remember that we have a very important Islamic history and culture which is as unique as the other peoples of the Philippines 28

February 13, 2018 9:59 AM Cebuano Catholics exempted from abstinence for Chinese New Year celebration

CEBU CITY-Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma has granted Cebuano Catholics, especially those of Chinese descent, an exemption or dispensation from the Lenten discipline of abstinence in celebration of the Chinese New Year on Friday. The 67-year-old prelate, in an interview, said the archdiocese understands the value of the celebration for the Chinese community 19

January 29, 2018 11:22 PM Mayon best site to view rare moon – Phivolcs

The super blue blood moon on Wednesday night may be best viewed “somewhere near Mayon volcano” in Albay province, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said on Monday. The moon’s copper color during the eclipse is expected to appear more stark as the suspended dust from the volcano’s eruption may act as a “filter 15

October 26, 2017 10:20 PM Outpouring of love in Vidal’s burial

CEBU CITY—For more than an hour on Thursday, the bells of Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral pealed to bid goodbye to the man who had led his flock for over 29 years. Three cardinals, hundreds of priests and members of the laity, as well as family members and household staff, brought Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Cardinal Ricardo Vidal to his final resting place 21

October 26, 2017 4:09 PM Cardinal Vidal laid to rest at symbolic ceremony

CEBU CITY – After a nine-day wake, the Prince of the Church on Thursday morning was brought to his final resting place – the mausoleum adjacent to the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral’s sacristy. The mother parish was filled with men and women of the cloth, dignitaries, Catholic faithful and family members of the late Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal 25

October 26, 2017 4:27 AM Cardinal Vidal laid to rest

Tens of thousands bid a final farewell to the 'man of peace' in Cebu City CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Archbishop Ricardo Cardinal Vidal was laid to rest late Thursday morning, October 26, in a solemn and simple ceremony befitting the "man of peace" more than 55,000 people paid their last respects to. Three Cardinals – Manila Archbishop Emeritus Gaudencio 34

October 24, 2017 2:09 AM Duterte declares October 26 holiday in Cebu for Vidal's burial

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte formally issued on Monday a proclamation declaring October 26, the burial of Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal, as special non-working day in Cebu. Executive Salvador Medialdea, by authority of President, signed Proclamation 333 declaring October 26 as special non-working day in Cebu province, including the cities 14

October 23, 2017 2:35 PM San Ricardo Vidal? Cebu solon thinks late cardinal is worthy of sainthood

On Monday night, Cebu City Rep. Raul del Mar called on Catholic Church officials to work for the canonization of the well-loved prelate. “San Ricardo Vidal sounds good. Let us ask our bishops to work for this endeavor,” Del Mar said during the necrological service at the wake of Vidal at the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral. Del Mar said Vidal lived a life of holiness 14