Laoag diocese calls for prayer for Marawi

LAOAG CITY —The Diocese of Laoag is calling on the faithful to pray for the resolution of the crisis in Marawi City. President Rodrigo Duterte declared martial law in Mindanao Tuesday night following clashes between the terrorist Maute Group and government forces in Marawi. Regardless of faith or religion, Monsignor Carlito Ranjo Jr., spokesperson of … Read More

‘Mindanao tapestry’ shines in beauty pageant up north

PAGUDPUD, Ilocos Norte — Twenty-four glamorous male and female candidates in this year’s Mr. and Miss Hannah’s Ecotourism Philippines shone before hundreds of guests and visitors Saturday evening in a star-studded grand coronation night, featuring the critically-acclaimed “Mindanao tapestry,” the traditional textile of Mindanao weavers that tells a lot of the rich history and culture … Read More