Tag Archives: Bangsamoro

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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Salaam, I wish you peace!

Salaam!  I wish you peace! You who have struggled and fought for your Islamic faith here in Mindanao Salaam!  I wish you peace! You who have shed your blood in defense of your way of life in Mindanao Salaam!  I … 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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Walk Humbly with your God

[Address to the ADDU Faculty General Assembly at the Start of SY 2017-18, Finster Hall, June 5, 2017] It is my privilege to welcome you all – from our GS, JHS, SHS, our tertiary –level undergraduate Schools, our Graduate School … Continue reading

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The BLBAR is Unconstitutional: Pass the BBL

The 1987 Constitution mandates the passage of an organic act for Muslim Mindanao providing it genuine autonomy within 18 months of the first Congress (Sec. 19, Art. X). Now in the 16th Congress, 27 years after the passage of the … Continue reading

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Monsod: Bangsamoro is Social Justice

[I thank Atty. Christian S. Monsod, delegate to the Constitutional Convention which produced our 1987 Philippine Constitution, for giving me permission to reproduce his important address to the Mindanao Forum on Peace in Mindanao sponsored by the Interreligious Council of the Philippines, … Continue reading

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The Christian Filipino Nation and Prejudice

[For Pakighinabi, Manila Times, May 25, 2015] The Philippines has been touted as the only Christian nation in the Asia Pacific region. Within the Philippine Catholic Church, hopes are often reposed that Christianization of the entire region might occur through its missionary … Continue reading

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