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One last bike trip for the fearless Father Picx

Mar 17, 2018 - 12:49 PM

'I am just a mere point of light in the dark. But I believe and hope that even small acts that we do will add to the collective efforts to awaken the conscience of the nation,' says Fr Amado 'Picx' Picardal, as he goes on a 16-day 'Bike for Life and Peace' around Northern Mindanao

FEARLESS PRIEST. Father Amado 'Picx' Picardal says he is embarking on the 1,500-kilometer bike trip in Northern Mindanao 'fully aware...that I can be a target of extrajudicial killing'. Photo by Eloisa Lopez /

The week in photos: December 16-22, 2017

Dec 23, 2017 - 3:57 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

A girl waits for her present next to a man dressed as Santa Claus during a Christmas ceremony at the Palace of the National Military Club in Bucharest on December 21, 2017. Children of the Romanian Army army personnel, who were injured or died on duty, attended a children's show and received Christmas presents. / AFP PHOTO / Daniel MIHAILESCU

#ThewRap: Videos to watch this week, December 4-10, 2017

Dec 10, 2017 - 1:14 PM

Your must-watch list this week: Jesus as EJK victim, cheerleaders and what the President and the VP have in common

LOOK: Baclaran Church reminds faithful Jesus was an EJK victim too

Dec 09, 2017 - 4:56 PM

'Stop the killings,' reads the cardboard message placed on top of the crucifix at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, also known as Baclaran Church

POWERFUL MESSAGE. Baclaran Church sends a powerful message against the killings in the Duterte administration's drug war on December 9, 2017, the eve of Human Rights Day. Photo courtesy of Gang Badoy/The Redemptorists of the National Shrine of Our Mother of Perpetual Help

Dela Rosa: I take priests' war on drugs criticism 'positively'

Apr 11, 2017 - 8:08 PM

During a visit to a church that once hosted a photo exhibit on the drug war killings the PNP chief says priests and police are both after preserving lives

BACLARAN VISIT. PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa and other top PNP officials visit the Baclaran Church on Tuesday, April 11. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Impunity: The Church of the Resistance

Dec 25, 2016 - 9:40 PM

At the Shrine of Our Lady of Perpetual Help the brutality of extrajudicial killings becomes the image of Christmas

IN PHOTOS: Bongbong Marcos' mass for 'truthful' election results

May 15, 2016 - 8:30 PM

The Marcoses go attend mass a few hours ahead of Leni Robredo s thanksgiving mass at Ateneo de Manila University in Quezon City

UNITY MASS. Vice-presidential candidate Bongbong Marcos attends mass with his family and mother, former first lady Imelda Romualdez Marcos, at the Baclaran Church in Paranaque City on Sunday, May 15, 2016. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Baclaran devotees urged to prepare for strong quake

Jun 27, 2015 - 9:34 PM

More than a hundred devotees gather at the Baclaran church to learn about earthquakes and how to prepare for the Big One