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Bishops pray for sedition accusers: 'May they meet the God of all Truths'

Sep 08, 2019 - 10:53 AM

'We will not be discouraged,' say the 4 bishops who vowed to continue serving their flock despite the sedition complaint filed against them

THE POWER OF PRAYER. The 4 bishops facing a sedition complaint release a fraternal message praying for their accusers.

CBCP president: Sedition allegations vs bishops 'beyond belief'

Jul 20, 2019 - 12:03 PM

'I cannot bring myself to believe that these bishops were involved in seditious activities; they are bishops whose sincerity, decency, respectfulness and love for our country and our people are beyond doubt,' says Davao Archbishop Romulo Valles of the 4 bishops included in the PNP's sedition complaint

CATHOLIC LEADERS. CBCP president Davao Archbishop Romulo Valles (center) and CBCP vice president Caloocan Bishop Pablo Virgilio David (left) sit beside each other at a CBCP press conference on July 9, 2018. With them is another CBCP official, Pasig Bishop Mylo Hubert Vergara. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Strength in vulnerability: Xyza Bacani gets personal in debut book ‘We Are Like Air’

Mar 14, 2019 - 10:30 AM

The documentary photographer tells her own story this time

STORYTELLER. Xyza Bacani talks about her debut book, 'We Are Like Air.' Photo by Amanda Lago/Rappler

Rappler Talk: Ben Bacani on Cotabato City in Bangsamoro plebiscite

Jan 20, 2019 - 8:27 AM

Expert Ben Bacani tells us his predictions on whether Cotabato City will vote to join the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao

If high vote turnout, Cotabato City may reject Bangsamoro Law

Jan 19, 2019 - 11:07 PM

Academic says some Cotabateños think President Duterte merely called for the Bangsamoro Organic Law's ratification, not categorically for Cotabato City to join the envisioned BARMM

Teachers who will be manning polling precincts go over a checklist of the election paraphernalias they will use for the for the January 21 Bangsamoro Organic Law plebiscite at the Cotabato City Treasurer's office on January 19, 2019 where the plebiscite materials are being held for safekeeping. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

Groups decry Sereno ouster as 'clear violation of the Constitution'

May 11, 2018 - 4:23 PM

The groups also see the ouster of Chief Justice Sereno as a 'degradation' of the judiciary, 'bending to the biddings' of President Rodrigo Duterte

VILLAIN. Sanlakas depicts President Rodrigo Duterte as Avengers: Infinity War villain Thanos who amassed the "infinity stones": the Office of the President, House of Representatives, Senate, and now the Supreme Court after CJ Sereno's ouster on May 11, 2018. Photo from Sanlakas

These 3 artists are collaborating on a comic compilation

Oct 14, 2017 - 2:31 PM

Get to know the amazing all-girl group behind 'Beyond Vol. 2'

Bishop on Duterte tirades: 'Sick doctor still cures others'

Jan 21, 2017 - 11:12 AM

Churchmen are not perfect Lipa Archbishop Ramon Arguelles admits but they should proclaim what is right and proper despite their own misdeeds

'NOT PERFECT.' Lipa Archbishop Ramon Arguelles defends his fellow priests and bishops against the latest tirades of President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Bishop on killings: Filipinos 'quiet like in time of Hitler'

Jan 18, 2017 - 8:40 PM

Let us boldly reject merciless ways of dealing with the most miserable including our drug addicts Bishop Teodoro Bacani says at the Mercy Congress

'HOW CAN THIS BE?' Novaliches Bishop Emeritus Teodoro Bacani on January 18, 2017, questions the silence of many Filipinos about the recent drug-related killings in the Philippines. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Bishop hits PNP, says Oplan TokHang 'a bringer of death'

Jan 18, 2017 - 1:58 PM

What kind of police force do we have that cannot catch the killers of 4 000 people? asks Bishop Teodoro Bacani at the Congress on Mercy

HITTING PNP. Novaliches Bishop Emeritus Teodoro Bacani criticizes the Philippine National Police on January 17, 2017, for failing to catch vigilantes who have killed 4,000 suspected drug pushers and users. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Federalism not the only way to empower local governments – experts

Oct 20, 2016 - 8:00 AM

As the Philippines mulls shifting to federalism global experts gather in a forum in Makati to share the challenges of federalism in their countries

Day 1 of the Global Autonomy, Governance & Federalism forum at Dusit Thani Hotel in Makati City on October 19, 2016.

Miriam a 'princess' in the hearts of Filipinos - bishop

Oct 02, 2016 - 2:38 PM

Bishop Teodoro Bacani: Miriam stands out as a princess A princess stands out not proudly but with dignity

10 Filipinos on Forbes '30 Under 30 Asia' list

Feb 26, 2016 - 3:08 PM

Solar Philippines Leandro Leviste Loudbasstard s Koh Martinez Onozawa and singer Charice are among Asia s game changers

WORLD CLASS. (L-R) Leandro Leviste, Koh Martinez Konozawa, Charice Pempengco, and Xyra Cruz Bacani join Forbes' top 300 young game-changers in Asia

Naval drills, new energy secretary, US visa | 12PM wRap

Jun 24, 2015 - 12:09 PM

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Bangsamoro law: Key is making Moro autonomy work

Jun 23, 2015 - 6:45 PM

To build and not squander the gains of the peace process with the MILF we must adopt an incremental interest based strategy with the primary strategic goal to make Moro autonomy work

Monsada named energy department OIC

Jun 23, 2015 - 6:18 PM

UPDATED Energy Undersecretary Zenaida Monsada – one of the 4 names floated since Jericho Petilla s resignation – is named the agency s OIC

OIC. Undersecretary Zenaida Monsada, who replaces resigned Secretary Jericho Petilla, has been with the department for 30 years. Photo from the Bohol provincial website

Easter Sunday Mindanao blackout due to corroding insulator

Apr 17, 2015 - 6:50 PM

The National Transmission Corporation says in its initial report submitted to DOE that a ‘corroded suspension insulation shank’ caused the transmission line to fall and hit other line conductors and tower parts

Is it time for plan B for the peace process?

Mar 23, 2015 - 5:11 PM

Peace advocates in the past have said there s no plan B in the peace process with the MILF After Mamasapano observers say it s time to talk about alternatives

Filipina maid captures dreams through photography

Mar 22, 2015 - 8:51 PM

Former domestic worker Xyza Cruz Bacani now turns to documentary photography to try to draw attention to abuses against domestic helpers in Hong Kong and the region

The art of Xyza Bacani

Feb 18, 2015 - 7:00 PM

Bacani s work is featured in the Unpredictable Unscripted exhibit which will run at the Vargas Museum of the University of the Philippines in Diliman until February 28

In Photos: The ABCs of PDA

Feb 14, 2015 - 10:04 PM

We used to see them only in cafés parks and isolated parking lots Now we can also see them online

OFW in Hong Kong gets NYU scholarship

Jan 23, 2015 - 8:32 PM

All dreams are valid says OFW turned photographer Xyza Cruz Bacani after learning she s one of 7 Human Rights Fellows of Magnum Foundation

MIGRANT WORKERS. Xyza Cruz Bacani depicts the life of migrant workers in Hong Kong in photographs. Screenshot from Magnum Foundation website

Crisis in faith due to Church scandals

Jan 13, 2015 - 4:00 PM

Can the rock star Pope win back the youth?

IN PHOTOS: 900 square feet of Hidden Hope

Dec 20, 2014 - 10:20 AM

OFW turned photographer Xyza Bacani presents the life of migrant domestic workers in Hong Kong and their fight for justice

Wounded Fil-Am war vet takes his place in history

Oct 10, 2014 - 7:19 PM

Joseph Bacani now a student at Columbia University is a far cry from his image embedded in the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial The Iraq War veteran is the only Filipino and Asian American in such national tribute

#OccupyCentral Hong Kong: Through Filipino lens

Sep 29, 2014 - 7:49 PM

OFW turned photographer Xyza Cruz Bacani takes photos of the protests in Hong Kong

GPH-MILF peace deal: Groundwork begins

Feb 03, 2014 - 3:37 PM

Rappler talks to Miriam Coronel Ferrer Yasmin Busran Lao and Senen Bacani of the government s peace panel

Gov't, MILF to resume talks 'early July'

Jun 21, 2013 - 10:20 AM

The Philippine government and the MILF agree on this after a stalemate on the peace talks

DISCUSSIONS. The technical working group of the GPH peace panel after their discussion with their MILF counterparts. Photo from the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process

Runway to reality: Eric Delos Santos

Jun 15, 2013 - 11:42 AM

Designer Eric Delos Santos is known for his prints embellishments and silhouettes and fabrics that flatter any female form

GET THE LOOK. We feature the beautiful, feminine and wearable couture of Eric Delos Santos and ways to get the looks, RTW-style

The fall of the rising star

Jun 06, 2013 - 6:07 PM

The Catholic Church handles cases of priests sexual dalliances – such as Bishop Crisostomo Yalung s – in a conspiracy of silence on the pretext of an internal investigation

Transition Commission holds 1st session in Bangsamoro heartland

May 02, 2013 - 12:03 PM

Commissioners begin crafting the commission s organizational chart and internal rules and regulations

Meet White Vote's 1st set of Senate bets

Apr 14, 2013 - 3:29 AM

The White Vote Movement has endorsed 6 senatorial candidates who are against the reproductive health law

WHITE VOTE 6. The White Vote Movement endorses 6 senatorial candidates who are against the Reproductive Health Law. Rappler/Jerald Uy

Packed 'RH' gallery: The pros and the antis

Dec 12, 2012 - 7:20 PM

Pro and anti RH advocates grace the halls of the Batasang Pambansa to watch the plenary proceedings on the RH bill

The peace deal's 'slippery language,' 'missing annexes'

Oct 22, 2012 - 4:12 PM

Is the Framework Agreement unconstitutional? Two lawyers address questions surrounding the proposed creation of the Bangsamoro region

PEACE BROKER: President Aquino meets with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak in Malacañang before the signing of the Framework Agreement between the government and the MILF. Photo courtesy of Malacañang photo bureau.

[Fashion ed] The Alpha woman

Sep 29, 2012 - 5:06 PM

Today s woman is strong and is in total control of her life her style

THE ALPHA WOMAN KNOWS the kind of lifestyle she wants, including the place where she wants to live. Gown and faux fur coat by ERIC DE LOS SANTOS.