TURNING POINT: Breeding like Rabbits and Change

NAAWAN, Misamis Oriental (MindaNews/24 Jan) — Catholics don’t have to breed like rabbits but should practice responsible parenthood. Speaking on pregnancy and family planning on his flight back to Rome… »

COMMENTARY: Was the Church silent under the Arroyo Administration?

  BACLARAN (MindaNews/23 Jan) — In his welcome address to Pope Francis in Malacanang a week ago (Jan. 16, 2015), President Benigno Aquino III paid tribute to courage of the… »


MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/23 January) – No other foreign dignitary has earned as much adulation as Pope Francis had during his visit on January 15-19, which is quite understandable in that… »

REFLECTIONS: A Vulnerable Pope

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/22 January) — Pope Francis has been endearingly called many things by Filipino media: Compassionate Pope, Humble Pope, People’s Pope, among others. While these are all appropriate epithets… »

ADVOCACY MINDANOW: President Francis, anyone?

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 21 Jan) – Last night, I had a dream. The Philippines has turned federal and is one of the federated states of the Vatican. And its regions… »

Top Stories

SouthCot clears debris off Lake Holon

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/24 January) — The provincial government of South Cotabato has launched massive clearing operations at the critical crater-lake Holon in T’boli town to prevent possible flashfloods in… »

Death toll in Zambo blast: 2

ZAMBOANGA CITY (Mindanews/24 January) – The death toll in Friday’s explosion near a bus terminal here has reached two as one of 53 injured died in the hospital. Dr. Rodelin… »

UPDATE: Powerful blast kills 1, injures 48 in Zamboanga City

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews/23 January) – A person was killed while the wounded climbed to 48 from the earlier 33 reported in a suspected car bomb explosion Friday in this city,… »

Moro political clans slam Mangudadatu for inclusion in Ampatuan Massacre case

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews/23 January) – Members of prominent political clans here and in Maguindanao province have joined forces to condemn what they claimed as “political harassment” after they were included… »

Duterte on the presidency: ‘I’m waiting for signs from God’

BUTUAN CITY (MindaNews/23 January)—Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte is not closing his doors to running for the country’s presidency in 2016, revealing in his “listening tour” here, the first of… »

Around Mindanao

Working Towards a Reconciled Diversity

Working Towards a Reconciled Diversity Statement of Catholic Bishops and Educators on Peacebuilding in Mindanao Davao City April 10, 2014 Sustainable peace and the righting of historical injustices have been… »

IPs to President Aquino: on the Bangsamoro

AN OPEN LETTER TO THE PRESIDENT April 7, 2014 HIS EXCELLENCY BENIGNO SIMEON AQUINO III President of the Republic of the Philippines Malacanang, Manila Your Excellency President Aquino:
Greetings of Peace… »

COMMENT: Brownouts Exploited

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/16 March) — Brownouts or power outages are bad. However, what’s worse is the exploitation of brownouts to raise the price of electricity in the spot market.… »

Waterfalls galore!

TRAVEL/FITNESS ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews / 09 March) – Until recently, I’ve been to eight of Iligan’s two dozen or so waterfalls. Twice I was commissioned by the City Tourism Office… »

Laos kids express hope for the future through images

Through drawings, photos and role play, children from different provinces met in Vientiane to express their vision for their villages by the time they reach 20. VIENTIANE, Laos (MindaNews /… »

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