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Go back to 'roots' – TEDx Miriam College speakers

Mar 08, 2016 - 8:04 PM

The ideas that the TedX forum brings up comes thick and fast with 7 speakers taking to the stage from the worlds of media academia and the arts

Church after EDSA: Beyond ‘Cardinal Sin power’

Feb 27, 2016 - 8:02 PM

Put people at the center of politics the Jesuit sociopolitical group Simbahang Lingkod ng Bayan says after the EDSA People Power Revolution of 1986

PEOPLE POWER. Like their predecessor Cardinal Jaime Sin, Cardinals Gaudencio Rosales and Luis Antonio Tagle back People Power – through other means – after the EDSA Revolution of February 1986. Photo of Cardinal Rosales by Ulysses Cabayao, SJ. Photo of Cardinal Tagle by Anthony Coloma.

From EDSA to RH: Church clout weakens in PH

Feb 26, 2016 - 10:34 AM

CBCP president Archbishop Socrates Villegas however tells Rappler that the Catholic Church ‘should not really have a political clout’

CHURCH-LED PROTEST. Filipinos stage a protest against the reproductive health bill on August 4, 2012, at the EDSA Shrine. This Catholic shrine commemorates the peaceful People Power Revolution along the iconic EDSA highway from February 22-25, 1986. Photo by Francis Malasig/EPA

Another surprise: Pope Francis meets with Filipino Jesuits

Jan 16, 2015 - 8:10 PM

4th UPDATE Ateneo President Fr Jett Villarin tells Rappler the Pope and the Jesuits discussed vocation love of Christ and the youth Very Jesuit very casual

'FAMILY GATHERING.' Pope Francis meets with 40 Filipino Jesuits from various Jesuit institutions all over the country. Photo courtesy of Fr Ari Dy, SJ

Filipino Jesuits on Pope visit: It's a form of renewal

Jan 09, 2015 - 2:02 PM

Rappler speaks to 6 Jesuit priests on what the visit of Pope Francis – the first Jesuit pope – means to them

TEDxADMU: Tackling 'Project I'

Nov 11, 2013 - 4:01 PM

On Dec 14 2013 the Ateneo De Manila University will host year’s 2nd TEDx with the theme of introspection and growth dubbed as Project I