20 INTERESTING INFORMATION ABOUT
TOMENIO, GABRIELA Y.
PROF. JENSEN MAÑEBOG
Apolinario dela Cruz, popularly known as Hermano Pule was born on july 22, 1815 in Barrio Pandac, Lucban, Tayabas now known as Quezon Province. He led the first major revolt in the Philippines that lasted for a year. The revolt is based on a struggle for religious freedom and independence.
He founded Confradia de San Jose (Confraternity of Saint Joseph) in 1832, which composed of Indios. The Confradia prohibited the Spaniards and mestizos from joining without Pule’s permission. The great hero died on November 4, 1841 at Barrio Gibanga.
20 INFORMATIONS ABOUT HERMANO PULE
1. Hermano Pule wanted to become a priest or friar since he was a little child. (http://en.wikipilipinas.org/index.php?title=Hermano_Pule)
2. He left their home in Tayabas to work. He works as a servant at San Juan de dios Hospital in Intramuros. (http://en.wikipilipinas.org/index.php?title=Hermano_Pule)
3. The Confradia which Pule founded fostered the practice of Christian virtues and worship according to conscience. (Borbon, 2012) 4. Pule was accused of being a heretic and filibuster. He appealed the charges, but was rejected by Royal Audiencia. (Borbon, 2012) 5. Hermano Pule, make the number of his member grew even the Spaniards heard about the Confradia. (Borbon, 2012) 6. The first ever met up of the confraternity is in Majayjay, Laguna but it was broken by Spanish authorities. (Pila, 2011) 7. Pule rallied at the Barrio Isabang on the slope of Mount Banahaw. (Pila, 2011) 8. Hermano Pule was captured and executed. His head was placed in a bamboo pole to bring fear to others who would dare to uprise against the Spaniards. (Bernardo, 2009) 9. Governor-General Marcelino Ora is the first to disagree with the Confradia. (Bernardo, 2009)
10. He was executed by...
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