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Thursday of the Thirty-fourth Week in Ordinary Time

Reading 1 and//usccb.org/bible/daniel/6:12 DN 6:12-28 Some men rushed into the upper chamber of Daniel’s homeand found him praying and pleading before his God.Then they went to remind the king about the prohibitionand Did you not decree, O king,that no one is to address a petition to god or manfor thirty days, except to you, O kingotherwise he shall be cast into a den of lions?”The king answered them, The decree is absolute,irrevocable under the Mede and Persian law.”To this they replied, Daniel, the Jewish exile,has paid no attention to you, O king,or to the decree you issuedthre

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Another explosion hits Cotabato City

COTABATO CITY – Another grenade exploded in this city,
this time right at the perimeter fence near themain sentinel gate of 6th Civil Military
Operations Battalion at PC Hill.

The blast at 6:15 p.m., the fourth since Nov. 14, occurred while
the Veterans Avenue where the CMO battalion office was located, was busy with
commuters, motorists and even pedestrians.

Nobody was hurt in the incident which according to Senior Insp.
Lorenzo Henares, police station 1 chief.

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Wednesday of the Thirty-fourth Week in Ordinary Time

Reading 1 and//usccb.org/bible/daniel/5and1 DN 5and1-6, 13-14, 16-17, 23-28 King Belshazzar gave a great banquet for a thousand of his lords,with whom he drank.Under the influence of the wine,he ordered the gold and silver vesselswhich Nebuchadnezzar, his father,had taken from the temple in Jerusalem,to be brought in so that the king, his lords,his wives and his entertainers might drink from them.When the gold and silver vesselstaken from the house of God in Jerusalem had been brought in,and while the king, his lords, his wives and his entertainerswere drinking wine from them,they p

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Cotabato Light rations power due to limited supply

COTABATO CITY -- Due to limited supply of electricity from the country's power generators, theCotabato Light and Power Company is now rationing power to its consumers in itsfranchise area.Arlene Hepiga of the Cotabato Light information and communication office, said the utility firm iscurrently experiencing a limited power supply with a total grid wide deficiency of255 megawattdue to emergency shutdown of power generatorsTSI unit 1 with 150 MW reduction and the preventive maintenance of STEAG one unit with 105 MW power deficiencysince November 21.Scheduled power interruption started at 10 a

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Ex-vice mayor and now state school exec hurt in North Cotabato abmush

KIDAPAWAN CITY– An official of a state-owned college institution in North Cotabato was wounded when a still unidentified gunman shot him while traversing the national highway in President Roxas, around 810 a.m., Saturday, a police officer said. Superintendent Bernard Tayong, spokesperson for the Cotabato Police Provincial Office (CPPO), identified the victim as Cedric Mantawil, planning officer of the Cotabato Foundation College for Science and Technology (CFCST), a government-owned institution located in Barangay Doruluman, Arakan, North Cotabato.

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Blast hits Sultan Kudarat, 4 hurt

COTABATO CITY - Blast hits Isulan in Sultan Kudaratas the province culminates its foundation anniversary celebration, sketchy reports reaching NDBC news said.Initial reports showed the blast occurred at past 9 p.m. and four were hurt...Details to follow

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2 hurt as IED explodes inside passenger van in Davao City

DAVAO CITY - Two persons were hurt when a suspected imrpovised bomb went off inside a passenger van from North Cotabato Wednesday morning, police and Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Pulong Duterte said. No

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Grenade found in So. Cotabato Army detachment

TAMPAKAN, South Cotabato -- A militiaman was only trying to clean the surrounding of a detachment of garbage and leaves. But he found something that surprised him - a live hand grenade - among the fallen tree leaves.Roderick Lawian, a member of the Civilian Armed Forces Geographical Unit (CAFGU) station in PurokIrrigation, Barangay Liberty, Tampakan, South Cotabato, was taken aback after he found the grenade at about 7 a.m.

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Police official hints Cotabato blasts link to terrorism

KIDAPAWAN CITY -Authorities are looking at possibilities that the latest atrocities in North Cotabato were part of a terror plot out to sow fear and apprehension among the residents. Senior Superintendent Alex Tagum, provincial director of the Cotabato Police Provincial Office (CPPO), said the three grenade throwing incidents in Kabacan town last week were part of a design dubbed as, Violence for Effect”, spearheaded by lawless elements and armed groups operating in the province.

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Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time

Reading 1 and//usccb.org/bible/daniel/12:1 DN 12:1-3 In those days, I Daniel,heard this word of the Lordand At that time there shall ariseMichael, the great prince,guardian of your peopleit shall be a time unsurpassed in distresssince nations began until that time.At that time your people shall escape,everyone who is found written in the book. Many of those who sleep in the dust of the earth shall awakesome shall live forever,others shall be an everlasting horror and disgrace.

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