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The Indio is the enemy of the Filipino

“Spanish friars mercilessly flogged Filipinos.”

This modern concept of the Indio being flogged by a Spanish friar under the hot tropical sun is what keeps the motor of hispanophobia running. 810 more words

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Philippine-Spanish Friendship Day 2015

Today we commemorate the ties that bound us forever, ties that have shaped us for three hundred and thirty-three years, ties that are seemingly gone yet are very much alive in the culture that we live and breathe upon… 10 more words

History

The medium is the key

I’ve been noticing a lot of new and younger historians today, giving lectures, interviews, and tours here and there, working extra hard to multiply their followers in their respective social media accounts. 418 more words

History

Traditional Catholic baptism of Junífera Clarita Alas

After yours truly was married in traditional Catholic rites last 2013 (a first in Southern Tagalog after many decades), local ecclesiastical history has once again been made when, on April 18 of this year (just two Saturdays ago), … 164 more words

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5 simple ways to defeat the Roman Catholic Church in Filipinas

The recent visit of Pope Francisco two weeks ago elicited not only spiritual joy among the local Catholic faithful. It also spawned the usual anti-Catholic rhetoric done by holier-than-thou keyboard warriors having a field day bashing the Pope in particular and the Roman Catholic Church in general. 826 more words

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¡Gracias, Papa Francisco!

As of this writing, Papa Francisco is already airborne on his way back to Vatican City after staying in our country since Thursday evening. 554 more words

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Happy 2015!

¡Feliz Año 2015 a todos ustedes! I hope this year would be a productive one, blogwise. Thank you for patronizing this humble blog. And please continue joining me on my quest to recover and value… 25 more words

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