We do not have a Borobudor, or an Angkor Wat. Instead, we have colonial stone churches, hundreds of them scattered across the archipelago. Architectural influences overseas led to different styles and designs of stone churches in the country synthesized locally to suit the prevailing taste of the times. Thus, we have a distinctive church architecture, uniquely Filipino.
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By YVETTE B. MORALES With the threat of tsunami from the Manila Trench and the anticipated 7.2 magnitude earthquake of the West Valley Fault, the Redemptorists of Baclaran have decided to be more proactive instead of reactive in disaster management. As a first step, the National Shrine of the Mother of Perpetual Help conducted Friday […]
By MECHELLE FLORITA CEBU CITY—At least one passenger is being offloaded almost every day at the Mactan Cebu International Airport, all of them possible victims of trafficking, including some who could be victims of typhoon “Yolanda” seeking jobs overseas, the antitrafficking task force here said. From September to November this year alone, the Bureau of […]