Tag Archives: Bangsamoro Organic Law

Pakighinabi: On the “Document on Fraternity for World Peace and Living Together.”

[Fr. Joel Tabora, Lead Discussant Ateneo de Davao University, 21 February 2019]   Salaam! The Peace of God be upon you all! As members of the Ateneo de Davao University with its mission of the promotion of faith, the pursuit … Continue reading

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God speaks to us in dialogue in Mindanao

[Homily based on Luke 4:18-30] When this chapel was designed, we hoped it would, first, be a chapel for prayer.  We hoped it would provide those who come here a venue for conversation with God, in which, gazing at the … Continue reading

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Statement of the Bishops-Ulama Conference, Muslim Organizations, Catholic Church Leaders, and the CEAP to the Violence in Muslim Mindanao

Even as We Mourn, Yes to Bangsamoro and God’s Peace It is with profound sadness that we mourn the loss of precious Filipino lives due to bombs exploded at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel in Jolo. Two … Continue reading

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Continued Prayer for Peace

We continue to pray for peace in Mindanao, Lord, conscious that the journey to lasting peace shall be long and arduous. We thank you for the plebiscite in the Muslim areas of Mindanao which voted overwhelmingly in favor of Bangsamoro … Continue reading

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Prayer in Solidarity with the Bangsamoro

Almighty Father, we come before You in this crucial moment of our country’s history. For too long, peace has been elusive in Mindanao.  Christians have fought Muslims; Muslims have fought Christians.  Filipinos have fought Filipinos.  For too long, too many have suffered; too many … Continue reading

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In the Peace at the Heart of Islam

[Welcome Address: 45th General Assembly of the Bishops-Ulama Conference. Calungsod-San Vitores Center, ADDU, Nov 27, 2018. ] It is my privilege as President of the Ateneo de Davao University to welcome you to the 45th General Assembly of the Bishops-Ulama … Continue reading

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