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June 6, 1987 | MARK FINEMAN, Times Staff Writer
Cardinal Jaime Sin, the archbishop of Manila, lashed out Friday against prostitution, gambling casinos, lotteries and Satanism in Philippine high schools, charging that the devout President Corazon Aquino has failed to create "a new moral order" in the 16 months since she came to power. The Roman Catholic prelate announced that church investigators are documenting the rise of Satanic cults and human sacrifice in the schools.
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June 21, 2005 | From Associated Press
Cardinal Jaime Sin, one of Asia's most prominent religious leaders and a key figure in the "people power" revolt that ousted Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos, died today in Manila, his spokesman said. He was 76. Father Jun Sescon told DZBB radio in Manila that the cardinal, who had been in poor health for years, was hospitalized Sunday with a high fever and suffered multiple organ failure before his death early today.
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April 23, 1987 | MARK FINEMAN, Times Staff Writer
Cardinal Jaime Sin on Wednesday urged Roman Catholics who vote in next month's Philippine national elections to reject Communists and candidates who advocate divorce or abortion. The cardinal implied that voters should also reject candidates tainted by service in the government of Ferdinand E. Marcos, the authoritarian president Sin helped overthrow last year.
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June 6, 1987 | MARK FINEMAN, Times Staff Writer
Cardinal Jaime Sin, the archbishop of Manila, lashed out Friday against prostitution, gambling casinos, lotteries and Satanism in Philippine high schools, charging that the devout President Corazon Aquino has failed to create "a new moral order" in the 16 months since she came to power. The Roman Catholic prelate announced that church investigators are documenting the rise of Satanic cults and human sacrifice in the schools.
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June 21, 2005 | From Associated Press
Cardinal Jaime Sin, one of Asia's most prominent religious leaders and a key figure in the "people power" revolt that ousted Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos, died today in Manila, his spokesman said. He was 76. Father Jun Sescon told DZBB radio in Manila that the cardinal, who had been in poor health for years, was hospitalized Sunday with a high fever and suffered multiple organ failure before his death early today.
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April 23, 1986 | United Press International
Cardinal Jaime Sin, the Roman Catholic primate of the Philippines, left for Manila on Tuesday aboard a Philippine Airlines flight, ending a visit to Italy, airport officials said.
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March 6, 1986 | From Reuters
Philippine Cardinal Jaime Sin arrived in Rome on Wednesday for a two-day visit that he postponed during the turmoil leading up to the overthrow of President Ferdinand E. Marcos. Sin, spiritual leader of his country's 45 million Roman Catholics, the largest Christian community in Asia, was expected to have an audience with the Pope.
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January 14, 1986
Philippine Cardinal Jaime Sin said he has secured a commitment from top generals not to stage a coup if the result of next month's presidential election is not to their liking. Sin, Roman Catholic primate of the Philippines and a frequent critic of President Ferdinand E. Marcos, who is seeking to stay in power, said he met with the generals because "I was foreseeing something."
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May 16, 1986
Cardinal Jaime Sin, who as archbishop of Manila helped unite the opposition to deposed Philippine President Ferdinand E. Marcos, told a Los Angeles news conference that "only God can forgive" Marcos for the political and financial damage he did to the country. "I forgive him, but whether God will forgive, I don't know," Sin said. Despite the problems faced by President Corazon Aquino, a political novice, Sin said he was very pleased. "I think we need a housewife to manage our affairs. . . .
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June 26, 1987 | Associated Press
Unknown assailants threw a grenade at the walled home of Cardinal Jaime Sin on Thursday, a day after the archbishop of Manila spoke out against urban violence. The grenade bounced off the high, white wall and exploded at the edge of the sidewalk, about 60 yards from Sin's guarded residence in suburban Mandaluyong. Sin was not hurt and police said two passersby were slightly injured. Patrolman Benito Angeles said the attackers fled in a white car.
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April 23, 1987 | MARK FINEMAN, Times Staff Writer
Cardinal Jaime Sin on Wednesday urged Roman Catholics who vote in next month's Philippine national elections to reject Communists and candidates who advocate divorce or abortion. The cardinal implied that voters should also reject candidates tainted by service in the government of Ferdinand E. Marcos, the authoritarian president Sin helped overthrow last year.
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October 12, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
Manila's archbishop urged President Joseph Estrada to resign, saying a payoff scandal had destroyed public trust in the president. "He has lost the moral ascendancy to govern," said Roman Catholic Cardinal Jaime Sin, who helped lead the 1986 "people power" revolt that resulted in the ouster of former dictator Ferdinand E. Marcos. A provincial governor has said that Estrada received more than $11 million in payoffs, most of the money coming from illegal gambling.
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