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The mission of the Twelve

  GOSPEL: MT 10:37-42 * JESUS said to his apostles: “Whoever loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me, and whoever loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me; and whoever does not take up his cross and follow after me is not worthy of me. Whoever […]

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Frontliners, too

  BY JULLIE YAP DAZA   *   THERE’S the pandemic swirling all around us, and there’s the infodemic of misinformation, disinformation, and fake news. With an overload of information and knowledge assailing our senses every minute of the day, with or without a sieve to separate trash from truth, fact from fiction, does panic […]

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Nations starting to ease COVID-19 restrictions

  SOME nations around the world are now beginning to relax the restrictions they imposed on their people when COVID-19 emerged as a major threat around March this year. All 50 states of the United States have now ended their lockdowns, allowing people to gather once more in parks and beaches. US President Donald Trump […]

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As you have believed

  Gospel: Mt 8:5-17 * WHEN Jesus entered Capernaum, a centurion approached him and appealed to him, saying, “Lord, my servant is lying at home paralyzed, suffering dreadfully.” He said to him, “I will come and cure him.” The centurion said in reply, “Lord, I am not worthy to have you enter under my roof; […]

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Tourism, agriculture in the recovery effort

  OUR top tourist attraction, Boracay island, was reopened last June 16, part of the gradual resumption of economic activity after the lockdowns in various areas of the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Tourism operations may now resume on the island but only at 50 percent capacity in Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ). Other […]

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Media persons as criminals

  BY JOHNNY DAYANG   * THE issue of libel being a criminal offense has been on the legislative table for as long as we can remember. Yet, for some reason, both chambers of Congress always defer the discussion of bills related to its decriminalization. Ironically, when someone from the press gets unfair shake from […]

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