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Ateneo presidents hit lawmakers for 'railroading' Charter Change process

Dec 17, 2018 - 9:48 PM

The 5 Ateneo presidents urge lawmakers to include all sectors in dialogues to establish 'credibility and trust' in federalism debates

APPROVAL. Ateneo presidents slam lawmakers in the House of Representatives for passing the draft federal constitution on final reading with little discussion. File photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Anti-political dynasty bill, Quo warranto petition vs Sereno, Evasco on rice importation | Evening wRap

Mar 22, 2018 - 9:09 PM

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Parent who threatened Ateneo de Davao prof is Comelec Davao region chief

Mar 22, 2018 - 4:59 PM

'Hindi 'nyo ba alam na ako ang director ng Comelec?' Commission on Elections regional director Remlane Tambuang allegedly tells campus security when he sees them in the hall outside the office where the incident happened

Ateneo de Davao to file complaint vs parent who threatened professor

Mar 22, 2018 - 10:39 AM

'When a parent accompanied by relatives and bodyguards comes in brandishing statements like ‘We are a family of lawyers and killers!’ or ‘We can take down this school’ – these are statements the ADDU as a University can only take very seriously,' says ADDU president Father Joel Tabora SJ

Private colleges to gov’t: We need your help too

Mar 17, 2018 - 9:07 AM

'We believe that as the public university grows and develops, so must the government help the private sector to help and develop,' says Ateneo de Davao president Fr Joel Tabora, who also heads the Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines

Bacolod school stripped of Catholic status aims to get it back

Jan 10, 2018 - 8:02 PM

Bacolod Bishop Patricio Buzon earlier strips the Catholic status of St. John's Institute following a dispute over the ownership of the property on which the iconic Queen of Peace Parish Church stands

QUEEN OF PEACE PARISH. The iconic Queen of Peace Parish Church is located within the premises of St John's Institute in Bacolod City. Photo by Marchel P. Espina/Rappler

Ateneo de Davao suspends classes over bomb threat

Sep 29, 2017 - 3:27 PM

(3RD UPDATE) A text message warning of a bomb explosion at the Ateneo de Davao University causes the suspension of classes and the evacuation of the campus for several hours

[OPINION] Choosing between Hell with Duterte and Heaven with the CBCP

Feb 12, 2017 - 12:05 AM

Unless we discern the straight and narrow path enlightened by God, we are doomed to bring the death penalty onto ourselves

Duterte's speech 'shows commitment to peace'

Jun 30, 2016 - 3:52 PM

Ateneo de Davao president Fr Joel Tabora SJ says there are high expectations that President Rodrigo Duterte would finally bring about peace in Mindanao

THE COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF. President Rodrigo Duterte during the departure honors for outgoing President Benigno Aquino III at the Malacanang Palace grounds on June 30. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Lapuz’s loose lips (Part 1)

Jun 23, 2016 - 3:01 PM

Professor Jose David Lapuz s early years as a defender of secularism and the Enlightenment have disappeared in the current merriment panic over his ambition to be CHED chairman

Ateneo de Davao president to Duterte: 'Don't be a monster'

May 25, 2016 - 6:32 PM

Once you feel you don’t need law and you have so much followers that power becomes very dangerous says Fr Joel Tabora president of Ateneo de Davao University

WORDS OF CAUTION. Ateneo de Davao University president Fr Joe Tabora has words of caution for both president-elect Rody Duterte and church leaders. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

1,400 Catholic schools back call vs ‘Marcos snares, Imeldific lies'

Mar 08, 2016 - 12:44 AM

The Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines slams the attempt of Ferdinand Marcos Jr to canonize the harrowing horrors of the Martial rule

NEVER AGAIN. Leaders of Catholic schools speak out against 'Marcosian Snares and Imeldific Lies' after the Ateneo community released a statement on the issue. EPA file photo

Ateneo presidents slam Bongbong Marcos ‘revision of history’

Mar 07, 2016 - 4:42 PM

Heads of Jesuit run universities join nearly 530 other signatories against ‘the darkness and oppression of the Marcos years’

DICTATOR’S SON. Senator Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jr, a candidate for vice president, gestures during his campaign in Ilocos Norte, Philippines, on February 9, 2016. Photo by Mark Cristino/EPA

Imagine: 31,400 people now displaced in Maguindanao

Mar 03, 2015 - 10:00 AM

The peace process was a way out of this violent madness Where is all this taking us in Mindanao?

President Aquino’s second address on Mamasapano

Feb 07, 2015 - 10:34 AM

The President has referred to the people as his bosses But obeying his bosses may be exceedingly difficult when their voices rise noisily from the gut and are unmediated by reason when they are divided and contradictory when they are ruled by dark spirits of anger hatred and violence

Pope Francis and Christmas

Dec 24, 2014 - 1:01 PM

Racked by scandal and seeming obsolescence the Pope s unassuming ways has warmed the hearts of many lapsed Catholics who had begun to feel disconnected with their religion

Ateneo de Davao boycotts Cebu Pacific

Jun 03, 2013 - 4:12 PM

UPDATED You do not deserve customers says the university president in a strongly worded statement

OVERSHOOT. Cebu Pacific flight 5J 971 overran the Davao City airport runway and hit its uncemented portion evening of Sunday, June 2. Photo by Laiza Dale A. Lacida

Pope resignation: I pray it signals a new dawn

Feb 13, 2013 - 4:59 PM

For us clerics who have tasted the forbidden fruit of religious power the Pope s resignation is as sobering as it is shocking

The Catholic must choose

Feb 08, 2013 - 9:21 AM

There is nothing in The Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act of 2012 which prevents a good Catholic from being a good Catholic

Food poisoning hits 100 Davao students

Jul 30, 2012 - 4:02 AM

What was supposed to be a gathering of student leaders was disrupted by food poisoning