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WATCH: Marian image in San Mateo crowned by papal mandate

Jun 05, 2017 - 12:05 AM

Here is Rappler s 360 degree video of the canonical coronation held during a Mass at the Shrine of Our Lady of Aranzazu in San Mateo

CANONICAL CORONATION. Cotabato Archbishop Orlando Cardinal Quevedo leads the canonical coronation of Our Lady of Aranzazu in San Mateo, Rizal, on May 31, 2017. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

SC stops construction of Torre de Manila

Jun 16, 2015 - 3:18 PM

3rd UPDATE The temporary restraining order takes effect immediately Oral arguments on the case starts on June 30

PHOTOBOMBER. DMCI Home Inc.'s Torre de Manila project photobombs the Rizal Monument and President Benigno S. Aquino III at the 118th death anniversary of Dr Jose Rizal. File photo by Malacañang Photo Bureau

Rizal Monument joins list of world's endangered heritage sites

Nov 18, 2014 - 4:31 PM

The shrine is now just as endangered as Machu Picchu of Peru El Camino de Santiago Compostela of Spain and the Dampier Archipelago of Australia

THREATENED. DMCI Homes' Torre de Manila has put the Rizal Monument on a list of threatened heritage sites from all over the world, says Senator Pia Cayetano. Photo courtesy of Pia Cayetano staff

Pia Cayetano to bring Torre de Manila issue to int'l body

Nov 10, 2014 - 7:52 PM

The senator will present before the International Council on Monuments and Shrines a resolution against the condominium that has ruined the sightline of the Philippines shrine for its national hero

Pia Cayetano to DMCI: Don’t insult Filipinos

Sep 18, 2014 - 4:21 PM

The senator derides DMCI Homes for asking Filipinos dignitaries and tourists to adjust to Torre de Manila to get an unobstructed view of the Rizal Shrine

Torre de Manila 'selfie challenge' posed to DMCI

Sep 17, 2014 - 7:00 AM

Cultural activist Carlos Celdran issues the challenge after the developer alleged that images of Torre de Manila ruining the view of Rizal Monument were photoshopped

VISUAL DOMINANCE. Photos show an unfinished Torre de Manila behind the Rizal Monument. Photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler

SC asked to order Torre de Manila demolition

Sep 12, 2014 - 9:07 PM

The Knights of Rizal says the tower s zoning violations and affront to the Rizal Monument are enough reasons to stop construction

Pia Cayetano grills DMCI on 'good faith' in Torre de Manila

Aug 27, 2014 - 6:00 PM

The senator is also open to recommending the demolition of Torre de Manila which is already around 19 floors into construction

SORE THUMB? The 40-plus-story Torre de Manila (right side of the Rizal Shrine) is 19 floors high in this photo taken on August 27, 2014. Photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler

NHCP backs off from Torre de Manila issue

Nov 06, 2013 - 12:54 PM

The National Historical Commission now approves of the controversial Torre de Manila project that threatens to mar the Rizal Shrine sightline

NO TO CONDO. Petitioners who want the construction of DMCI Homes' Torre de Manila refer to the condominium as 'Terror de Manila.' Image from 'NO to DMCI's "Terror de Manila"' Facebook page

Manila councilor opposes 'Terror de Manila' condo

Oct 12, 2013 - 11:22 AM

Despite an order from the Manila City Council to desist from construction DMCI Homes continues to build a high rise condominium across Rizal Park

NO TO CONDO. Petitioners who want the construction of DMCI Homes' Torre de Manila refer to the condominium as 'Terror de Manila.' Image from 'NO to DMCI's "Terror de Manila"' Facebook page