‘Follow Cory’s example’

Aquino, Corazon--in a 1986 speech to the United States Congress-08-21-03-p8In a 1986 speech to the United States Congress, the widow and president said she had thought that in burying Ninoy, she had to lay to rest his restless dream of Philippine freedom. History had other plans.

NEWS of former president Corazon Aquino’s death yesterday morning provoked different expressions of sorrow, from silent prayers in masses to cannon shots in a military camp.

Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia and Cebu City Rep. Antonio Cuenco attended a mass for former president Aquino at the Lady of Fatima Parish in Basak, Mandaue City.

“Even in our sorrow, there is happiness, since Cory is now with God,” said Fr. Joe Danao in his homily.

All police offices and stations were ordered to lower their flags at half-staff. Read rest of story