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Duterte: Bible says there's 'a time to be vicious'

Jun 28, 2018 - 6:42 PM

Will President Duterte apologize for saying God is stupid? 'Not in a million years,' he says.

[OPINYON] Tungkol kay Adan, Eba, at pananampalatayang Katoliko

Jun 26, 2018 - 7:30 AM

Iginagalang ng mga Katoliko ang tungkulin ng Pangulo, at ang mandato niya bilang Pangulo. Sana igalang din niya ang mga Katoliko kahit hindi siya sumang-ayon sa doktrina ng Katoliko.

Duterte photo courtesy of Malacañang

The stories behind the Passion of Jesus

Mar 30, 2018 - 12:45 PM

These are the stories of the key characters in the Stations of the Cross

Sachets of drugs found hidden in Bible

Mar 10, 2018 - 8:29 PM

The suspects cut a hole in the Bible to hide the contraband

HIDDEN. Sachets of suspected shabu are found hidden in a Bible during a buy-bust operation in Victorias City, Negros Occidental. Photo courtesy of Joseph Daquel/RMN DYHB

#PugadBaboy: Biblical idea

Apr 17, 2017 - 11:00 AM

Toll rises to 60 after Nigeria church roof collapses

Dec 11, 2016 - 11:00 PM

Akwa Ibom state governor Emmanuel Udom a survivor of the tragedy declares two days of official mourning

Digitally unwrapped scroll reveals earliest Old Testament scripture

Sep 22, 2016 - 12:06 PM

Known as the En Gedi scroll it contains text from the Book of Leviticus and dates at least to the third or fourth century possibly earlier

The charred En-Gedi-scroll. Image courtesy of the Leon Levy Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library, IAA. Photo: S. Halevi via Science Advances

Pacquiao favors Marcos hero's burial: Bible says to forgive

Aug 15, 2016 - 5:04 PM

Sabi nga ng Bible huwag tayong magalit o anuman sa nagawa niya kailangan may forgiveness tayo

FORGIVENESS. Senator Manny Pacquiao favors the hero's burial of the late dictator former president Ferdinand Marcos, saying the Bible says people should learn how to forgive. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

FAST FACTS: The Bible in PH presidential inaugurations

Jun 29, 2016 - 10:30 AM

There s enough interesting trivia about the use of the Bible in the inauguration of Philippine presidents

10 things Christians can do to apologize to the LGBT community

Jun 28, 2016 - 3:05 PM

A real apology means admitting your mistakes treating us as equals and fighting for our rights the way you would fight for your own

#PugadBaboy: Santa and Noah

Jun 17, 2016 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: The Commandments

May 14, 2016 - 5:00 AM

IN PHOTOS: Thousands in Jakarta Cathedral for Good Friday Service

Mar 26, 2016 - 11:41 AM

More than 15 000 Catholics attended Good Friday service in the Cathedral of Saint Mary of Assumption Jakarta

#PugadBaboy: Bible Quote Battle

Feb 23, 2016 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Masahol sa hayop

Feb 20, 2016 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Christian homophobia

Feb 19, 2016 - 5:00 AM

Pacquiao posts, then removes, scripture on gay couples ‘put to death’

Feb 18, 2016 - 1:32 PM

The boxing icon and congressman who is facing an international backlash over his statement on gay couples may have added more fuel to the fire with his latest move

This habit of condemnation

Apr 09, 2015 - 8:00 AM

It feels better to think yourself more holy and more worthy of the gates of heaven when you are stepping on others and telling them they won t be allowed in

4 Bible-based investment principles

Apr 03, 2015 - 5:46 PM

Whether or not you are spiritual the Bible is indeed a repository of sound financial advice

St Pauls Publishing embraces new media

Apr 01, 2015 - 5:47 PM

The society’s new media initiatives seeks to attract a younger flock while deeply devotional patrons continue to support the apostolate s publishing arm

The gospel of Manny Pacquiao

Feb 21, 2015 - 11:31 AM

Boxer Manny Pacquiao talks about God faith and why he wishes for the end of the world

Manny Pacquiao preaches during a training break 23 Apr 2012. Photo by John Javellana.

Netizens debate on idolatry, bible verses, and religion

Jan 10, 2015 - 4:36 PM

What does the bible really say? Netizens weigh in on the issues of idolatry religion respect

GOOD NEWS. Paul Christian Faculin preaches against idolatry as devotees of the Black Nazarene pass by. All photos by David Lozada/ Rappler

World's best whisky? It's from Japan

Nov 04, 2014 - 10:59 AM

A Japanese single malt whisky is named the world s best for the first time by a prestigious guide which failed to place a Scotch in its top ranking

Yamazaki Single Malt Sherry Cask 2013

An open letter to Malaya dela Cruz

Aug 26, 2014 - 10:39 AM

I can answer all the questions you didn t ask in your piece even though the article s intro stated you were questioning the teachings you grew up with

The God of gays

Aug 14, 2014 - 6:00 AM

What kind of god is obsessed solely with persecuting one particular class of people? Are gays the only ones who are hell bound?

Philippine Arena shows INC's 'global' stature

Jul 26, 2014 - 11:22 PM

They re not a religion in the Philippines They re a religion in the world

The rise of INC: 'Stricter religions grow stronger'

Jul 26, 2014 - 10:25 PM

The Iglesia ni Cristo stresses obedience even if it goes against your personal wishes – a strictness that a sociologist sees as part of the reason for its success

On topping the bar and 'making INC proud'

Jul 26, 2014 - 9:58 PM

I ve always wanted to do something that can make INC proud If there s an opportunity to tell anyone – the world – that I m part of this church then I would

Faith in action: The practices of Iglesia ni Cristo

Jul 24, 2014 - 6:07 PM

Whereas non members of Iglesia ni Cristo are intrigued by the church s practices believers say they are not as secretive as people perceive them to be

#PugadBaboy: Professional punchline 2

Jul 24, 2014 - 5:00 AM

Amend the Family Code to benefit same-sex unions

Jun 28, 2014 - 8:06 PM

The enactment of an amendatory law that extends to same sex unions will offer a measure of legitimacy to such relationships

Confessions of a bibliophile

Apr 26, 2014 - 6:00 PM

I have an inordinate fear of splurging my money up to the last cent when I am on my own in a bookshop my malady


Lost your wallet? Looking for a job? Name the saint

Apr 12, 2014 - 2:27 PM

Lost your wallet? Making a far off journey into the unknown? Looking for a job? The answer for many Catholics lies in praying to the plethora of saints

Scientists: Scroll that mentions Jesus' wife genuine

Apr 12, 2014 - 9:57 AM

Discovery of the scroll renews debates over celibacy and the role of women in the Church since Christian tradition has long held that Jesus was not married

Roach on Pacquiao: 'God doesn't win the fight'

Apr 09, 2014 - 6:54 AM

Freddie Roach downplays religion s role in the Pacquiao Bradley II fight on Sunday

NO MORE MR. NICE GUY. Manny Pacquiao shoots a stern look at his grand arrival at MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Tuesday, April 8. Photo by Jhay Otamias/Rappler

Business groups press RH law implementation

Mar 25, 2014 - 12:32 PM

Business groups reaffirm their support for the immediate implementation of the RH law as the SC prepares to rule on it

Word of God, language of Facebook

Jan 26, 2014 - 9:22 PM

Translating the Bible into Taglish is among the ways explored to make it interesting for people

Andres Bonifacio: Myths, trivia, execution

Nov 30, 2013 - 4:38 PM

Rappler compiles 10 facts about Andres Bonifacio you should know

Stevie Wonder on gospel tune for mom

Jun 26, 2013 - 10:29 AM

The singer s mother Lula Mae Hardaway was credited as a co writer on several of his songs

FOR MOM. Stevie Wonder wants to fulfill a promise he made to his mom

Do Pinoys wear the old coat and buy the new book?

Oct 31, 2012 - 10:52 AM

Feel the pulse of Pinoy readers The results of the 2012 NBDB Readership Survey is out

THE JOY OF READING. The Bible still reigns supreme. Screen grab from YouTube (The Joy of Books)

Can Catholic priests celebrate mass with iPad?

Aug 16, 2012 - 7:55 PM

Will the iPad ever replace the Bible? Albay Bishop Joel Baylon is against it for now

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Rick Warren: Pacquiao is a 'Bible-quoting maniac'

Jun 07, 2012 - 4:47 PM

Manny Pacquiao keeps quoting the Bible this time assisted by Pastor Rick Warren

Pastor Rick Warren and Manny Pacquiao. Photo by Chris Farina

Gays slam 'homophobic' Pacquiao

May 16, 2012 - 4:55 PM

The LGBT community reacts angrily to a National Conservative Examiner story quoting Manny Pacquiao as saying gays should be put to death as stated in the Bible

Pacquiao slams Obama, same-sex marriage

May 15, 2012 - 7:57 PM

Manny Pacquiao disagrees with US President Obama s views on same sex marriage

[Mother's Day] Single. Mom. Glamorized.

May 13, 2012 - 10:02 AM

I’m assumed by many to be on a training camp to become “a wife of noble character

Manny Pacquiao, Bible ambassador

Jan 31, 2012 - 10:55 AM

The Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines taps the boxing champ Sarangani representative to increase awareness of the Bible

Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao during his training prior to his November 2011 fight against Juan Manuel Marquez.