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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.

BY NOEL SALES BARCELONA Bulatlat.com August 22, 2008 – 3:15 p.m. For joining a rally to protest alleged unfair labor practices, casual employees of the Intramuros Administration were threatened with dismissal. Ma. Ana Harper, chief of the Intramuros Administration said she would give casual employees a non-renewable 30-day contract for joining the rally organized by…