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If these walls could talk | San Agustin Museum and Catholicism’s beginnings in the Philippines through the Augustinians

The building which the museum currently occupies was a former monastery of the Order of St. Augustine or Augustinians, the first Catholic religious order to set foot in the Philippines. Augustinian missionaries from Mexico were brought along by Miguel Lopez de Legazpi in his expedition to the Philippines to colonize the archipelago during the expansion of the Spanish Empire.

Photo slideshow: From Mendiola to Luneta, the deafening call: Never again!

In Manila, some 30,000 people gathered on Sept. 21 in a protest spearheaded by the Movement Against Related stories: Big, broad #LunetaRally delivers a resounding ‘Never again to Martial Law’ http://bit.ly/2xVQ6c3 In Mendiola, progressives vow to thwart Duterte’s attempts to return to dictatorship http://bit.ly/2fFvFpc In Davao, other cities, thousands rage against ‘tyranny’ http://bit.ly/2hmQnhb Follow us:…