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Philippine Crowd For Pope Francis Mass May Have Reached 6 Million

An aerial shot shows crowds of devotees during a downpour of rain waiting for the arrival of Pope Francis to celebrate a mass at the Rizal park in Manila, Philippines Photo: EPA… 935 more words

Today's Tidbit 16.1.2015

Pope Francis has urged leaders in the Philippines to end “scandalous social inequalities” and corruption during a welcome ceremony in Manila. President Benigno Aquino responded that most Catholic clergy had been silent about crimes committed under former President Gloria Arroyo and that some clergymen were too quick to criticize him. 68 more words


Grace Poe’s corruption fight . . . as President in 2016?

Senator Grace Poe, daughter of former movie icon Fernando Poe Jr, never fails to impress. But she also disappoints in certain ways.

Topping the 2010 senatorial elections, with significant help from her father, and getting more votes than veteran senators Loren Legarda and Chiz Escudero was impressive. 796 more words

Graft & Corruption

Will Aquino court Duterte to be the LP standard bearer?

If worse comes to worst, and the Liberal Party dumps Interior Secretary Mar Roxas as standard bearer, will President Benigno Aquino lure Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte to lead the administration party in the 2016 presidential elections? 861 more words