Mary Magdalene: a prostitute or a beloved apostle of Jesus?

The title of Dr. Jose Rizal’s book, Noli Me Tangere, was taken from the words uttered by the resurrected Jesus Christ to Mary Magdalene on the very first Easter: “Don’t hold me, for I haven’t ascended to my father.” (John 20:17) Emilio Aguinaldo’s nom de guerre, Magdalo, is from the name of Mary Magdalene, Kawit […]

Arroyo allies dominate areas with high poll violence

By EDERIC EDER and BRENDA BARRIENTOS GMA News Research 06/07/2007 | 03:42 PM Members of pro-administration political families dominated the local elections in areas with the most number of election-related violence this year. The Bersamins of Abra, Khos of Masbate, and Tans of Samar won the top seats in their respective provinces in last month’s […]