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‘Ang pag-aasawa’y ’di biro’


Di tulad ng kanin na isusubo at iluluwa kung mapaso. May crucifixion na naman ang Catholic church. Katatapos lang ng birth control (RH Bill), eto na ang kasunod, divorce!

Posted: February 3rd, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

UST cancels forum with pro-RH bets


The administration of the University of Santo Tomas (UST) administration canceled a forum with senators as guests that was to be held on Friday because of the presence of candidates who supported the reproductive health bill, which has already been signed into law.

Posted: January 12th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

From less crime, less concrete to less doctor visits


For the national crime wave to stop. Filipinos may have gotten used to crime and violence that not many seem to have noticed there’s a crime wave sweeping the nation for some time now.

Posted: December 23rd, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Rep. Cynthia Villar: ‘If you want to help your country, you move on’

FORMER Las Piñas Representative Cynthia Villar

Businesswoman and former Las Piñas Representative Cynthia Villar, wife of Sen. Manny Villar, recently took a stand in the raging debate on the Reproductive Health (RH) bill. At the risk of alienating pro-choice and progressive women’s groups, the senatorial aspirant described herself as “pro-life.”

Posted: December 23rd, 2012 in Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Why there will be a Catholic block vote in the 2013 elections


There’s a huge “Catholic conscience” segment that condemns the immorality of abortifacient usage and the mindset of committing abortion when fair or foul means fail.

Posted: September 23rd, 2012 in Columns,Featured Columns,Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

A youth’s view of the RH bill


I belong to a family of medically-inclined individuals. My late grandfather was a doctor. He started Sta. Rita Hospital in our hometown. As majority of my relatives are healthcare professionals, they took over from my grandfather and later renamed it Dr. Eutiquio Atanacio Memorial Hospital, in honor of our beloved old man.

Posted: September 21st, 2012 in 2BU | Read More »

A father’s grief and continuing sense of loss


It was a scene straight out of a movie. It is 1975. My mother and I are visiting her friend who has just given birth at the Makati Medical Center. I am 10 and my inquisitive nature has me heading for the hospital nursery.

Posted: August 19th, 2012 in Columns,Featured Columns,Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

When does life begin?


The raging controversy over the Reproductive Health (RH) bill has forced the Senate to tackle a subject normally left in the hands of religious clerics: “When does life begin?” It is a question which has been debated by various philosophers and religious thinkers since ancient times, but to which there is no generally accepted answer, [...]

Posted: August 30th, 2011 in Columns,Editor's Pick,Health and Wellness,Mind and Body | Read More »

We must build communities of respect


Last week, I was with a group discussing the art exhibit controversy in the CCP. This led to a discussion on other divisive issues that involved the Catholic Church.

Posted: August 21st, 2011 in Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

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