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                    [Title] => Sto. Niño devotee: Beauty queen remembered
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The right side adjacent to the candle section of the Pilgrim Center of the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño was the favorite spot of the late Cebuana beauty queen, Rizzini Alexis Gomez.

[DatePublished] => 2016-01-15 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Cebu News [SectionUrl] => cebu-news [URL] => ) [1] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 87944 [Title] => MNLF integrees allow Sayyaf rebs, 21 hostages to escape [Summary] =>

Former Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) rebels who are now soldiers have allowed Muslim extremists to drive through a military cordon in Jolo, Sulu with all 21 mostly foreign hostages, a senior police official said yesterday.

The Abu Sayyaf gunmen moved on Monday night from a mountain hideout in Talipao town to the village of Panzol about 20 kilometers away in Patikul town, said the official, who asked not to be named.

The abductors put their hostages on board 16 mini jeeps before 9 p.m. Monday and drove away, the police official said. [DatePublished] => 2000-05-10 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 87909 [Title] => Slain priest's dad: No to MILF truce [Summary] =>

CASTILLEJOS, Zambales - The father of the Catholic priest killed and tortured by Muslim terrorists in Basilan urged President Estrada yesterday to push the military offensive against the Abu Sayyaf and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) until they are wiped out.

Dominador Gallardo, the 61-year-old father of Claretian priest Rhoel Gallardo, said the President should ignore the 48-hour unilateral ceasefire which the MILF declared last Friday.

"I don't see any reason why the government should stop its operations against the rebels," the elder Gallardo said. [DatePublished] => 2000-05-08 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1165072 [AuthorName] => Bebot Sison Jr. [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 87881 [Title] => Martyr's welcome awaits slain priest in Zambales [Summary] =>

CASTILLEJOS, Zambales - A martyr's welcome awaits Fr. Rhoel Gallardo's remains here tomorrow afternoon.

People here consider the Catholic priest, who was tortured and killed by the terrorist Abu Sayyaf, to be a martyr who died for his faith.

"In the wide scope of the meaning of martyrdom, he was indeed a martyr," Heny de la Paz, secretary of the chancery at the bishop's palace in Iba, Zambales told The STAR. [DatePublished] => 2000-05-06 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1165072 [AuthorName] => Bebot Sison Jr. [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 87861 [Title] => Priest's family wants Sayyaf head captured [Summary] =>

CASTILLEJOS, Zambales - The family of a Catholic priest who was killed by the Muslim extremist group Abu Sayyaf last Wednesday wants the group's leader captured "dead or alive."

Fr. Rhoel Gallardo, 34, and three other hostages were shot dead by Abu Sayyaf guerrillas as Army Scout Rangers were closing in on the terrorist group's hideout in the mountains of Basilan last Wednesday.

The military operation was able to rescue 15 hostages. [DatePublished] => 2000-05-05 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804849 [AuthorName] => Ding Cervantes [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) ) )

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