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I agree with Binay on the oust Duterte group
by Bobit Avila - December 13, 2018 - 12:00am
I’ve never been a Senator Nancy Binay fan, but I do agree with her observation that the list of groups and individuals allegedly planning to unseat President Rodrigo Duterte released by his son reflect the...
The bells of Balangiga are back on RP soil
by Bobit Avila - December 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Yesterday morning, a US Air Force plane bearing three historic bells from the San Lorenzo de Martir Church in Balangiga landed at the Villamor Air Base to formally return the bells of that church that were taken...
The misjudgment of the Sandiganbayan
by Bobit Avila - December 10, 2018 - 12:00am
Our special guest today was my guest earlier this year when the Tax Reform, Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law wasn’t even implemented yet.
The preaching of John the Baptist
by Bobit Avila - December 9, 2018 - 2:07am
It is now the Second Sunday of Advent and in two weeks’ time, it will be Christmas time already. Today’s gospel reading comes from the Evangelist Luke 3:1-6
More cops good for Cebu
by Bobit Avila - December 7, 2018 - 12:00am
The Freeman came up with an editorial entitled “A way to deal with the traffic problem”.
Why we need federalism
by Bobit Avila - December 6, 2018 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives approved on second reading Tuesday a proposal to shift to a federal government.
Openly homosexual priests and nuns must quit
by Bobit Avila - December 5, 2018 - 12:00am
Pope Francis made the Philippines famous when he said: “The Philippines is one of the greatest Catholic nations in the world.” He continued saying: “Indeed, the noble church in the Philippines now...
A Catholic pilgrimage in Nagasaki
by Bobit Avila - November 30, 2018 - 12:00am
Nagasaki — It’s starting to get cold in Nagasaki and we had an early Japanese breakfast. Our tour bus then took us to an area for a climb to the Nishizaka Hill.
Touring the city of Nagasaki
by Bobit Avila - November 29, 2018 - 12:00am
Nagasaki — I’m back in Nagasaki this week, my second trip here as my first trip gave me an idea that something was wrong with my kidneys.
Remembering the JFK assassination 55 years ago
by Bobit Avila - November 22, 2018 - 12:00am
Today is the 55th anniversary of the assassination of US President John F. Kennedy.
Davao had Alsa Masa! Cebu had PAAC!
by Bobit Avila - November 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Just like what the news warned us, we should brace for the entry of a strong weather disturbance predicted to cross Cebu.
The coming of the Son of Man
by Bobit Avila - November 18, 2018 - 12:00am
We are nearing the end of our Liturgical Year as we are now on the 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time. What the gospel of Mark 13:24-32 tells us is the story of the future when the Son of Man comes again.
America wants the Balangiga bells returned
by Bobit Avila - November 16, 2018 - 12:00am
It just made my day just looking at the photograph of US Secretary of Defense James Mattis shaking hands with Philippine Ambassador Jose Manuel “Babes” G. Romualdez near the bells of Balangiga during...
DPWH: Inutile and incompetent
by Bobit Avila - November 15, 2018 - 12:00am
I don’t know about you, guys, but it’s December already and as far as I’m concerned, officials of the Department of Public Works and Highways under the control of Sec. Mark Villar don’t seem...
The Balangiga bells might be home earlier
by Bobit Avila - November 14, 2018 - 12:00am
We wrote a couple of weeks ago that the Balangiga bells that were taken by American soldiers as war booty more than a century ago will soon be returned home to the Philippines possibly by December.
A Cebuano veteran gets his Medal of Honor
by Bobit Avila - November 13, 2018 - 12:00am
I usually don’t write about something that actual came out already but apparently when this item came out no one noticed it, so allow me to reprint a letter about this case and later I will reprint the entire...
Scribes denounced, a poor widow commended
by Bobit Avila - November 11, 2018 - 12:00am
It is now the 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time and today’s gospel reading comes from Mark 12:38-44 where our Lord Jesus Christ teaches a warning against the teachers of the law or scribes, and in the same gospel...
Yolanda and my kidney transplant
by Bobit Avila - November 8, 2018 - 12:00am
There are two major anniversaries to talk about today. The first major one is the fifth anniversary of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international code name “Haiyan”) which hit Tacloban City, Leyte,...
The greatest commandment
by Bobit Avila - November 4, 2018 - 12:00am
It is now the 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time and today’s gospel reading is a question that the Jews asked Jesus, which is a very basic prayer for all Jews.
Happy All Saints’ Day to all our readers!
by Bobit Avila - November 1, 2018 - 12:00am
It’s All Saints’ Day today and it is a time to honor the saints that the Catholic Church put in its very long list of saints that gives the faithful Christian a very good example to follow.
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