Damaso - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Damaso


‘Damaso’ review: Monster of a film

Nov 24, 2019 - 10:27 AM

There are definitely a lot of ideas in 'Damaso'

Catholics return to EDSA as bishop warns of 'curse'

Nov 06, 2017 - 12:45 AM

'A curse awaits a nation that kills its own people,' says Archbishop Socrates Villegas on 'Lord, Heal Our Land' Sunday at the EDSA Shrine

PRAYER POWER. Catholics return to EDSA on November 5, 2017, to denounce the killings in President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

My food tour, my 1st stop: Cagayan de Oro

Jun 24, 2016 - 6:00 PM

Hours after leaving Toronto my first regional culinary tour begins in the City of Golden Friendship

SC upholds decision vs PEA board on overpriced Macapagal Blvd

Oct 20, 2015 - 7:02 PM

Auditors say the private contractor for the infrastructure project was paid more than P837 million above the original contract price of more than P584 million

ANOMALOUS? PEA officials are found guilty of graft over the allegedly overpriced project. Photo by Ramon Velasquez from Wikipedia

Filipino elected chair of election monitors int’l network

Jul 04, 2015 - 2:31 PM

The Global Network of Domestic Election Monitors elects Damaso Magbual during their second organizational meeting in South Africa

NEWLY APPOINTED. Damaso is also the current chairman of the Asian Network of Free Elections. Photo from NAMFREL

RH advocate Carlos Celdran: From 'Damaso' to 'Basura Bunny'

Apr 11, 2015 - 8:30 AM

The reproductive health advocate puts on bunny ears to draw attention to the problem of littering

BASURA BUNNY. Carlos Celdran cleans up in the country's summer capital. Photo from Carlos Celdran's Facebook page

Top bishop to prelates: Be 'happy,' not 'punitive'

Jul 05, 2014 - 3:09 PM

Bishops should follow Pope Francis in addressing issues like contraception the head of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines says

Court asked to stop forum on sexual health

Jan 21, 2014 - 7:02 PM

A pro life group says organizing activities that promote abortion and other acts that offend good customs are crimes under Philippine laws

TALK TO THEM. Reproductive health advocate Carlos Celdran breaks into a small Catholic crowd picketing an Asia Pacific conference on reproductive rights in Pasay City. Photo from Carlos Celdran's Instagram

Celdran loses appeal in 'Damaso' case

Sep 05, 2013 - 1:14 PM

UPDATED A Manila court reaffirmed a decision that Celdran is guilty without reasonable doubt for offending religious feelings when he disrupted a service at the Manila Cathedral back in 2010

Namfrel 'watchdogs:' roving, mobile

Mar 02, 2013 - 9:17 PM

Namfrel pursues a holistic approach in ensuring fair elections for 2013

Church says it's not behind Celdran case

Jan 30, 2013 - 11:42 PM

A private attorney says he decided to pursue the case against Celdran because as a Catholic he was offended by the protest

Aquino: Follow Pope’s example, forgive Celdran

Jan 29, 2013 - 3:56 PM

President Aquino says he understands Carlos Celdran s predicament and hopes the clergy will forgive him

LEADING WITH FORGIVENESS. File photo of President Aquino from a roundtable meeting with global business executives at the sidelines of the World Economic Forum (WEF) on January 25, 2013. Photo by Ryan Lim of the Malacañang Photo Bureau.

Carlos Celdran found guilty of 'offending religious feelings'

Jan 28, 2013 - 3:06 PM

UPDATED A court punishes Carlos Celdran for disrupting a service at the Manila Cathedral in 2010

Makati murder suspects did not provoke victim - witness

Jan 17, 2013 - 7:27 PM

Questioned by the defense the security guard who witnessed the crime admits the victim landed the first punch

SOLE EYEWITNESS. Rockwell security guard Jose Rommel Saavedra saw the whole stabbing incident in Makati. Photo by Carlos Santamaria