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Pope Francis to devotees at IEC: ‘Go forth as missionaries’

CEBU CITY – Pope Francis on Sunday appealed to Catholics “to go forth as missionaries.” “We need to go forth as missionaries to bring the message of the Father’s tenderness and  mercy,” the Pope said in a 12-minute video message ...

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IN PHOTOS: Vic Sotto-Pauleen Luna wedding

“Eat Bulaga” mainstay and actor Vic Sotto, 61, has married co-host and actress Pauleen Luna, 27, in a star-studded wedding ceremony at the St. James the Great Parish in Alabang, Muntinlupa City on Saturday. Some of the guests in the ...

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Ombudsman Morales: Tough inquisitor has a soft side

Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales.  INQUIRER PHOTO/JILSON SECKLER TIU She is known as the tough-talking prosecutor of the corrupt. Note how those eyebrows are raised almost permanently like they were her insignia of courage and strength. But beneath the seemingly uncrackable ...

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Asian countries urge sick travelers to report Zika symptoms

A health worker fumigates against the Aedes aegypti mosquito, a vector of the Dengue, Chikunguya and Zika viruses, inside a house in Lima, Peru, on Jan. 29. AP The Zika virus is spreading rapidly in Latin America, and Asian governments ...

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Ombudsman Morales appeals: Vote for people with integrity

Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales. TARRA QUISMUNDO/PHILIPPINE DAILY INQUIRER FILE PHOTO If you want a clean government, choose a candidate with unblemished integrity. Such was the appeal of Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales to voters on the run-up to the May elections, remarking ...

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Rich, powerful told: No selfies, please, with Japanese royals

Japan’s Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko offer flowers at Japanese Memorial Garden, Caliraya, Cavinti, Laguna province on January 29, 2016. The emperor and empress was in the country for five days to mark the 60th anniversary of the normalization of ...

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Beermen force game 7 after trailing 0-3 in PBA PH Cup finals

San Miguel Beermen. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net San Miguel has done the improbable. The Beermen forced a winner-take-all Game 7 in the 2016 PBA Philippine Cup finals after a 100-89 win over Alaska Friday night at Smart Araneta Coliseum. The defending ...

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Arrested El Salvadoran ex-president has brain damage

In this Oct 29, 2003, file photo, former Francisco Flores, president of El Salvador, speaks at the Americas Conference, in Coral Gables, Fla. According to his lawyer Yanira Ticas, Flores suffered a stroke on Sunday, Jan. 24,2016 and is reported ...

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DC Comics’ ‘Legends of Tomorrow’ sets time ablaze

FROM left: Routh, Darvill, Lotz, Miller, Renee, Purcell, Henschel and Drameh Dc Comics’ TV universe expands further with a new series, “Legends of Tomorrow” (Warner TV, Fridays, 9 p.m.), about time-traveling characters that previously appeared in “Arrow” and “The Flash.   ...

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Aquino to Pia: If you hit nerve with leftists, you did something right

What did President Benigno Aquino III think of Miss Universe 2015 Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach’s controversial answer during the pageant’s coronation night? In an interview with Boy Abunda during her homecoming special at Areneta Coliseum on Thursday, Wurtzbach shared the President’s reaction ...

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