G.R. No. 179597, December 03, 2014
IGLESIA FILIPINA INDEPENDIENTE, Petitioner, v. HEIRS OF BERNARDINO TAEZA, Respondents.
R E S O L U T I O N
WHEREFORE, the petition is GRANTED. The Decision of the Court of Appeals, dated June 30, 2006, and its Resolution dated August 23, 2007, are REVERSED and SET ASIDE. A new judgment is hereby entered:Respondents' Motion for Reconsideration of the aforementioned Decision was denied with finality in a Resolution3 dated July 9, 2014. Nevertheless, herein parties filed a Joint Manifestation4 dated July 14, 2014, wherein they prayed that the attached Compromise Agreement dated June 27, 2014 be approved by the Court for the speedy resolution of the dispute between the parties.(1) DECLARING petitioner Iglesia Filipina Independiente as the RIGHTFUL OWNER of the lots covered by Transfer Certificate of Title Nos. T-77994 and T-77995;SO ORDERED.2
(2) ORDERING respondents to execute a deed conveying the aforementioned lots to petitioner;
(3) ORDERING respondents and successors-in-interest to vacate the subject premises and surrender the same to petitioner; and
(4) Respondents to PAY costs of suit.
* Designated Acting Member in lieu of Associate Justice Francis H. Jardeleza, per Special Order No. 1896 dated November 28, 2014.
1Rollo, pp. 125-134.
2Id. at 133. (Emphasis in the original)
3Id. at 152-153.
4Id. at 154-169.