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“Halloween” may be the title of a series of gruesome slash-and-kill films; it may be associated with pumpkins with a carved face, or wearing costumes, or children knocking on doors yelling “Trick or treat!”

Posted: October 29th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

The dictum ‘Charity begins at home’ binds Catholic Church

In an Inquirer special report, we learn that the national government has allotted P165 million for the reconstruction of 10 churches in Bohol and one in Samar. The churches were either damaged or destroyed by the last earthquake. Initially, the government balked at the notion in view of the “doctrine of separation of Church and State.” However, when advised of laws on preservation of cultural heritage, it agreed to fund the project (Front Page, 10/17/14).

Posted: October 29th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

More You, less me

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The story is told about a doctor who examined his patient’s legs and declared, “We have to amputate one of your legs because of your diabetes.” After the procedure, the doctor told his patient, “I have bad news for you. I cut the wrong leg! But I also have good news for you. Your bad leg is getting better!”

Posted: October 26th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Setback for the Church?

It seems like a setback, after the worldwide hype over its first version. The so-called synodi relatio, the working document that emerged out of the free and candid exchange that marked the Third Extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the Pastoral Challenges to the Family, convened by Pope Francis, set aside some of the unusual language of the synodi post disceptationem, the interim report that came out last week.

Posted: October 23rd, 2014 in Editorial,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Shallow and narrow

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The story is told about a man who went to a drug store to buy vitamins for his child. When asked if he was looking for Vitamin A, or B, or C, his response was: “It does not matter. My little boy still doesn’t know the alphabet, anyway.”

Posted: October 19th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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