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Man killed in shootout inside Cebu Archbishop's Residence

Jul 10, 2018 - 12:27 PM

(7th UPDATE) The gunman is identified as Jeffrey Cañedo, who reportedly looked for Archbishop Jose Palma before shooting it out with cops

KILLED ON THE SPOT. Cebu City police killed this man in a shootout inside the compound of the Cebu Archbishop's Residence on July 10, 2018. Photo from Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak Facebook

Cebu Bishop Palma urges PNP to follow law in anti-drug war

Nov 23, 2017 - 9:01 PM

‘We might have erred at one point in time, but we are still capable of changing for the better, and that is also our hope even for those who are involved in illegal drugs’

REFLECTION. Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma, in a November 23, 2017, press conference says the war against drugs should ‘respect lives and follow the law.’ Photo by Mars Mosqueda Jr/Rappler

Cebu archbishop hits EJKs ahead of EDSA procession

Nov 04, 2017 - 11:59 PM

'Lord, heal our wounded land!' says Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma as Catholics in Cebu also prepare for a major procession against extrajudicial killings

NO TO KILLINGS. A candle-lighting activity is held in Quezon City on November 2, 2017, to protest against killings in President Rodrigo Duterte's anti-drug campaign. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Thousands to attend burial of Cebu's Cardinal Vidal

Oct 26, 2017 - 7:36 AM

The Philippines' 3 living cardinals – Cardinal Tagle, Cardinal Rosales, and Cardinal Quevedo – will also pay their last respects to Cardinal Vidal

LATE CARDINAL. Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal is set to be buried on October 26, 2017. Photo by Gelo Litonjua

#WalangPasok: Duterte declares Oct 26 holiday in Cebu for Vidal's burial

Oct 23, 2017 - 8:09 PM

(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte issues Proclamation Number 333 to allow Cebuanos to pay their last respects to Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal

DUTERTE'S VISIT. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte gives a message during his visit to the wake of former Archbishop of Cebu Ricardo Vidal at the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral on October 23, 2017. Photo by Richard Madelo/Presidential photo

Duterte to declare Oct 26, Cardinal Vidal’s burial day, as holiday in Cebu

Oct 23, 2017 - 1:29 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte flies to Cebu City close to midnight on Sunday, October 22, to pay his last respects to Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal

MOURNING WITH CEBUANOS. President Rodrigo Duterte kisses the coffin of Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal during an unannounced visit close to midnight Sunday, October 22. Photo courtesy of Romeo Marantal

OPAV's Dino wants holiday in Cebu for Cardinal Vidal's burial

Oct 21, 2017 - 2:51 PM

The Cardinal will be buried on October 26

CEBU'S CARDINAL. Workers prepare the site for the wake of cardinal vidal at the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral. Photo by Mars Mosqueda Jr/Rappler

Funeral procession set for Cardinal Vidal’s burial on October 26

Oct 20, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Vidal will be buried beside the tomb of the late Cebu Archbishop Julio Cardinal Rosales, inside the mausoleum ordered built by Rosales in 1983

CARDINAL VIDAL. Ricardo Cardinal Vidal's wake started on October 18, 2017 in the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral. Photo by Gelo Litonjua

Pope Francis saddened over death of Cardinal Vidal

Oct 18, 2017 - 10:40 PM

Pope Francis sends his condolences and hails Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal for his 'untiring and devoted service to the Church'

POPE AND CARDINAL. Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal greets Pope Francis in Vatican City on March 15, 2013, days after Francis was elected. Screenshot from the Vatican's YouTube page

Cebuanos pay tribute to Cardinal Vidal

Oct 18, 2017 - 6:05 PM

The wake of Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal is being held at the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral in Cebu City. The date of interment has not been finalized.

CARDINAL’S WAKE. The public can pay their last respects to Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal at the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral until Friday, October 20, 2017. His remains will be transferred to the archbishop’s compound after that. Photo by Mars Mosqueda Jr/Rappler

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Oct 18, 2017 - 2:04 PM

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Cardinal Vidal's wake at Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral open to public

Oct 18, 2017 - 12:36 PM

The Archdiocese of Cebu says the Cardinal's death was due to septic shock

CEBU'S PRIDE. An undated file photo of Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal. Osservatore Romano/AFP/File

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Oct 18, 2017 - 11:45 AM

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FAST FACTS: Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal

Oct 18, 2017 - 11:35 AM

Vidal played key roles in both the 1986 People Power Revolution and EDSA II revolt in 2001

ARCHBISHOP EMERITUS. Ricardo Cardinal Vidal, 86. Photo from Facebook page of Cardinal Vidal

Bishops mourn death of Cebu's Cardinal Vidal

Oct 18, 2017 - 10:50 AM

(3rd UPDATE) Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal was 'a true servant-leader rather than a prince,' says Cotabato Archbishop Orlando Cardinal Quevedo

FILIPINO CARDINALS. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle greets Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal before the start of the CBCP's 109th plenary assembly at the Pius XII Center in Manila on July 5, 2014. File photo by CBCP News

Cebu's Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal dies

Oct 18, 2017 - 9:03 AM

Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal dies one week after he was rushed to the hospital

Cardinal Vidal's condition slightly improves but still critical

Oct 15, 2017 - 4:02 PM

One of the doctors of Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal says there is only very minimal improvement in his level of consciousness

Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal

‘Miracle’: Cebu’s Cardinal Vidal wakes up from coma

Oct 13, 2017 - 6:05 PM

In the two days that Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Vidal was in coma, his doctors thought it would be a miracle if he'd be revived. He opens his eyes Friday.

Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal

Use conscience, not surveys when voting – Cebu Archbishop

May 08, 2016 - 7:30 AM

Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma urges voters to elect leaders who defend life and the dignity of all care for our common home and protect the common good

CHOICE IS YOURS. Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma (R) says 'Forget about the surveys. Let us think of God when we vote the right leaders.' Photo courtesy of CBCP

Pope Francis to send envoy to Cebu in 2016

Jul 14, 2015 - 8:01 PM

Filipino bishops won t insist on inviting Pope Francis because they want to give other countries a chance to see the pontiff

IN SPIRIT. Pope Francis prays at the Shrine of the Virgin of Caacupe during a Mass in Caacupe, Paraguay, on July 11, 2015. Through a representative, he will be in the Philippines in spirit in January 2016. Photo by Ciro Fusco/EPA

Bishops split on 'moral basis' for Aquino to quit

Feb 28, 2015 - 3:18 PM

Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma says the Catholic Church is not in the position to push the President to quit for it is beyond her competence

'MORAL BASIS.' Catholic bishops find themselves in a key position as critics urge the President to quit. In this file photo, the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines holds its bi-annual plenary assembly in January 2014. Photo by Roy Lagarde/Rappler

Cebu archdiocese asks prayers for Cardinal Vidal

Sep 19, 2013 - 7:43 PM

Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma says the cardinal s condition should not be a cause for panic and worry but acknowledges that when we age our health changes

UNDER OBSERVATION. Cebu's Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal is at the Perpetual Succor Hospital. Photo from his Facebook page

Cardinal Vidal suffers stroke, under observation

Sep 18, 2013 - 8:13 PM

The archbishop emeritus of Cebu is already in stable condition but has been advised by doctors at the Perpetual Succor Hospital to stay for a couple of days more

UNDER OBSERVATION. Cebu's Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal is at the Perpetual Succor Hospital. Photo from his Facebook page

CBCP to Pope: 'Many of us shed tears'

Feb 28, 2013 - 8:59 PM

CBCP sends a final letter to Pope Benedict XVI the outgoing head of the Catholic Church

Enrile's tale: Hypocrisy and contradictions

Oct 03, 2012 - 11:41 AM

Johnny Enrile s book launch was a gathering of the country s elite who had chosen to conveniently forget – just for one night – what others who have less at stake cannot