In and out of the halls of Congress, the lawmakers who banded together as a group called Makatao (Mambabatas para sa Karapatang Pantao) vowed to be committed “to the cause of human rights and pursuit of justice.”
The Vatican “Lettergate” scandal came to a head on Saturday when the Holy See, under pressure from the media and conservatives, released a full text by former Pope Benedict that before was cited only selectively.
The Department of Finance (DoF) has sought to assuage investor concerns about the loss of incentives under the second tax reform package that could make it even harder for the Philippines to compete with neighbors for foreign direct investments.
Many people said Pio knew what they were about to confess. He is said to have told then-bishop Karol Wojytla of Poland in the mid-1960s that he would become pope. Wojtyla became Pope John Paul in 1978 and in 2002 declared Pio a saint.
Padre Pio’s biographers say he wrestled with the Devil regularly in his cell in a small monastery that is now the centerpiece of a sprawling complex visited by a million pilgrims a year.
Millions of types of virus and bacteria, including deadly varieties, are being swept up into the atmosphere in small particles from soil-dust and sea spray and being transported to other parts of the globe, according to new research.
Data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica harvested private information from more than 50 million Facebook users in developing techniques to support President Donald Trump’s 2016 election campaign, the New York Times and London’s Observer reported on Saturday.