By Joy Lumawig-Buensalido
I sing with a choir. It’s a church choir but it’s an extraordinary one because unlike the usual school choirs or glee clubs with giggly musically-inclined students or members, ours is a mix of musically-inclined, ahem, mature individuals—giggly too, but with one major difference: highly-accomplished professionals, many important people in their own right, we were brought together by our common interest to sing for God in church.
By Daxim L. Lucas
Yes, the Society of Jesus—more commonly known as the Jesuits—is relatively more affluent than other religious orders.
By Riza T. Olchondra
Over the years, various groups have made strides in bridging the gaps between peoples, especially between Christians and Muslims, since Spanish colonizers used religion to divide and conquer Philippine “natives” centuries ago.
By Tessa R. Salazar
Inquirer Science and Health recently interviewed social scientist, medical anthropologist and veterinary doctor Michael L. Tan, Inquirer’s “Pinoy Kasi” columnist, who was recently elected to the membership of the prestigious National Academy of Science and Technology.
By TJ Burgonio
President Aquino on Thursday ratcheted up business’ interest in the future Moro homeland Bangsamoro, saying it offers more areas for development, as he expressed confidence an “enduring peace” in Mindanao was within sight.
By Dr. Bernardo M. Villegas
It is puzzling to some people how there are celebrities who, after having reached the peak of excellence in their respective professions or avocations, damage their reputation by some acts of sexual indiscretion.
By Dario Thuburn
Pope Benedict XVI on Monday called for new ethical values in the financial crisis in a gloomy world outlook that also pointed to rising violence in Africa and the fallout from Arab Spring revolts.
By Rafael Castillo
Five days before Christmas Day this week, we discharged a patient with severe heart failure who has defied medical science with her resiliency.
VATICAN CITY—The Vatican on Wednesday said it was preparing a series of proposals for reforming the global financial system that would include the creation of a “public authority with universal competence.” A document entitled “For a reform of the financial system through the perspective of a public authority with universal competence” will be presented on [...]
CHENNAI – Strong religious belief and spirituality coupled with sky-rocketing demand from fashion-conscious Western women has made India the world-leader in the hair extension trade. The South Asian country has long been the world’s biggest exporter of human hair and companies involved in the sector estimate that the business is now worth up to 8.5 [...]
By Tessa R. Salazar
MANILA, Philippines—For most hearty eaters, Holy Week is a heavy cross to bear. But think about it: Turning your back on the things you’ve been eating the rest of the year might be the one period in your life you might be doing some good to your body. Here are eight reasons the Holy Week [...]