Category: News

Hapag ng Pag-Asa Painter Joey Velasco Passes Away

The artist behind the famous painting Hapag ng Pag-Asa and other works depicting Christ in everyday Filipino life passed away last July 20 from a fatal heart attack.  This was posted on his website. It is with deep sadness that…

World’s Oldest Bible – Online

The oldest Bible, Codes Sinaiticus, believed to be written over 1600 years ago is available online.  According to a Time’s article, the site hosting the images of the Sinaiticus has already had 96.4 million hits in the first 48 hours…

Obsolete Thinking — Again!

In a recent editorial entitled, “Two-pronged war against poverty,” Sun Star Cebu, a daily newspaper, claimed that the Philippines’ rising population is “one of the basic causes of pervasive poverty and which has become central to the reproductive health controversy.”…