Tag Archives: Archdiocese of Cebu

“‘I gave no advice on ivory smuggling’” & related articles

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Cebu Sun-Star Monday, October 1, 2012 By Bernadette A. Parco MSGR. Cristobal Garcia claimed he was not the one who gave the “advice” on how to smuggle ivory into the United States. Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal said Garcia, during … Continue reading

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“Cebu sources feel betrayed by writer of NatGeo story” & related articles

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Global Nation Inquirer 29 September 2012 1:31 am By Connie E. Fernandez Inquirer Visayas BELEN COLLECTION Msgr. Cris Garcia shows off his collection of Belens housed at the Collegium Societatis Angeli Pacis Immaculate Heart of Mary Refuge in Cansojong Talisay … Continue reading

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“Church shaken by ivory story” & related article

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The Inquirer (Philippines) 7:25 am | Friday, September 28th, 2012 By Ador Vincent Mayol Cebu Daily News “Pray for strength.” This was the appeal of a vicar of the Archdiocese of Cebu who said the National Geographic Magazine’s October 2012 … Continue reading

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“Church workers, officials attest to monsignor’s piety, generosity” & and related articles

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Cebu Sun Star Friday, September 28, 2012 By Bernadette A. Parco A GOOD friend, generous and dedicated to the promotion of the faith—these were the words that some priests and church workers use to describe Msgr. Cristobal Garcia, who is … Continue reading

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Holy Cross Father Rheal LeBlanc had a court date today in Welland, Ontario.  Unless things changed it was a pre-trial hearing and therefore not open to the public. I will check tomorrow to find out if there is a new … Continue reading

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“Vatican finally suspends priest who admitted sex with boys” & related article

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The Dallas Morning News blog 11:01 am on September 26, 2012 By Brooks Egerton/Reporter begerton@dallasnews.com   Roman Catholic Church leaders have changed their story about why an internationally prominent priest dropped out of sight this summer. Now they say that … Continue reading

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“CBCP: Priest in ivory smuggling mess deserves a fair and just hearing” & related article

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GMA News (“The Go-To Site for Filipinos Everywhere”) September 26, 2012 6:08pm Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines president and Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma on Wednesday said that he supports an investigation into Msgr. Cristobal Garcia’s alleged involvement in ivory … Continue reading

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Gov’t to prosecute ‘blood’ ivory traders

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DENR: Priest should prove icons legally acquired Philippine Daily Inquirer 12:10 am | Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 By DJ Yap, TJ Burgonio, Nancy C. Carvajal IVORY CHILD One of the prized pieces in the Belen collection of Msgr. Cris Garcia … Continue reading

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