Category Archives: Justice and Peace

Orlando Cardinal Quevedo on Terrorism in Mindanao, etc.

[Fr; Romy Saniel, OMI, has shared Orlando Cardinal Quevedo’s answers to a foreign journalist’s questions.  They may be important thoughts for the questions we have about the situation in Mindanao today.]   Answers to questions from Our Sunday Visitor, U.S.A. … Continue reading

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Independence from Irreligious Extremism

We observe the 119th anniversary today of Philippine Independence in a somber mood, recalling the bravery of our soldiers in Marawi, and especially of those who sacrificed their lives that we might continue to be free.  As we solemnly recall … Continue reading

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Imagining the Common Good for Transformative Education

Address to National Convention of the Philippine Sociological Society, ADDU, October 8, 2016[1]. It is a great privilege for me not only to welcome this august gathering of sociologists to Ateneo de Davao University but also to share with you … Continue reading

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Celebrating God’s Work for Peace: Journeying with the GRP-NDFP in the Continuing Struggle for Peace

[Address to the Philippine Ecumenical Peace Platform, Homitory, Davao, Sept. 20, 2016.] Our topic speaks of celebration. In a real sense we come together in celebration. Peace is in the offing. The Duterte administration has not yet reached its 100th-day … Continue reading

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The Peace We Seek is One

[Welcome Address. OPAPP Conference in Observance of National Peace Consciousness Month, ADDU, Sept. 20, 2016.]     In the name of the ADDU it is my distinct privilege to welcome the OPAPP and representatives of neighboring universities, colleges and schools … Continue reading

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Formation of the University Community

[Address:  2015 Melbourne Conference on Jesuit Higher Education] This afternoon I have the privilege to share with you some personal thoughts on the formation of the Jesuit university communities towards social justice based on my experience as current President of … Continue reading

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Framers of the 1987 Constitution Support Bangsamoro

            FRAMERS OF THE 1987 CONSTITUTION SUPPORT BANGSAMORO

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