Theme Development Ahoy!


WordPress 3.4 is shaping up to be an exciting release for theme developers.

The biggest news is that the after two years(!), the theme installer will now support child themes.

Also support for custom header sizes, new API called WP_Themes along with the removal of constants for custom headers and backgrounds.

And(!), page templates can now be placed in their own sub-directory.

Catholic Church has billions invested in BPI, Philex, San Miguel



The Roman Catholic Archbishop of Manila, for example, owns more than 300 million shares of BPI and is the bank’s 4th largest owner. How much are these shares worth? As of May 2011, this is valued at more than P17 billion. Yes, that’s seventeen billion pesos, with a B. Aside from banking, the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Manila, together with its subsidiary hospitals and companies, is also invested in mining and construction

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I’m curious to know where this money is being spent. Where are the financial statements?

Defending their faith


What gall to imagine they are the Catholic Church. What spleen to imagine they represent the bishopric at all. What bile to call on the faithful to defend their faith.

Not least by trashing the memory of all the priests and nuns, the bishops and lay workers, who marched with the poor, fists raised in solidarity and voices sounded like trumpets at the walls of tyranny, reminding the faithful they had a faith, and their faith made them strong, and their faith made them free.

~ Conrado de Quiros in “There’s The Rub” – July 18, 2011