Daily Archives: 3 years ago

LOOK: Pastor says Pope Francis brings misfortune

Philippines, with almost ninety percent of its citizens are Roman Catholic, is celebrating and feeling blessed for the visit of Pope Francis. However, not all are joining the celebration. One Felizardo Abanto, a pastor affiliated with Capitol Bible Baptist Church, is making rounds online. Abanto through his social networking site account posted harsh statements pertaining […]

Pope Francis gets medical checkup at an Adventist Medical Center in Manila – not true

A satire and humor website BarelyAdventist.Com posted an article saying Pope Francis got an impromptu medical checkup at Adventist Medical Center Manila as he is still acclimating to the heat and humidity after his arrival in the Philippines. The article, meant to bring humor to readers, added that the Pope said, “I always feel safer […]

Smart, Globe implement network interruptions during Pope’s visit

In an advisory, Smart Communications notified its users that its services will be interrupted in line for the Pope’s visit in the Philippines. “We apologize for the temporary interruption of mobile phone services earlier this evening which was ordered by government authorities in the interest of public safety.” “In the interest of public safety, we […]

President Aquino slams clergy in front of Pope Francis

“There was a true test of faith when many members of the Church, once advocates for the poor, the marginalized, and the helpless, suddenly became silent in the face of the previous administration’s abuses, which we are still trying to rectify to this very day,” President Benigno Aquino III said in a speech in front […]

Jacinto-class corvettes receiving ups: 76mm and 25mm guns, fire control, ammos

Department of National Defense is upgrading three Jacinto class patrol corvettes divided in two projects. In two invitation to bid documents the Defense Department is looking for firms who could upgrade the BRP Emilio Jacinto, BRP Apolinario Mabini and BRP Artemio Ricarte with allocated budget of PhP630.6 million and PhP224 million. Combined Phase 3 projects […]