I have already mentioned in my earlier posts on how my dad got into photography in the early 1980’s and how it influenced me as I was growing up. 75 more words
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02 august, 1799
Father Mariano Gomez, one of the triumvirate priests known in Philippine history as GOMBURZA, was born in Sta. Cruz, Manila.
GOMBURZA is an acronym of the surnames of priests Mariano Gomez, Jose Apolonio Burgos, and Jacinto Zamora, who were executed on February 17, 1872 at Bagumbayan (Luneta) by Spanish colonial authorities on charges of subversion arising from the 1872 Cavite mutiny. 41 more words
27 june, 1864
Father Apolonio Burgos publishes a magnificent defense of the Filipino clergy entitled Manifesto to the Noble Spanish People. In the manifesto, he defended the Honor and Loyalty of the Filipino priests and he deplores the assertions made by racially biased writers on the alleged superiority of the white men and bewails the racial indignities to which his people, the natives of the Philippines, have been subjected to by the Spanish authorities. 56 more words