Tag Archives: Environmental Protection

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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What does “Lobby money talks” mean? PRRD must take over DENR

President Duterte has expressed sadness that the CA rejected Gina Lopez as DENR Secrtretary, on the one hand, saying that he liked her passion, but on the other hand, saying in a democracy, “Lobby money talks.”*  While it is true … Continue reading

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The Bypass Passes the Buck to the President

  A bypass is not a knockout.  In the case of a human being, a bypass can save a beating heart. In this case, the human being was Gina Lopez.  The bypass was saving her heart beating for the Philippine … Continue reading

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Our Common Home?

[For Pakighinabi, Manila Times, June 15, 2015] I cannot say that I have completed my study of Pope Francis’ encyclical, Laudato Si, On Care for our Common Home” (LS). But sharing some preliminary reflections on this remarkable document may already … Continue reading

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Encouraging ADDU Research in Academic Freedom

[Address:  2nd ADDU Celebrating of Research, Finster Hall, March 7, 2014] It is truly a great joy for me to participate this evening in this university celebration of research.  Once again, I thank Ms. Bing Chan and the rest of … Continue reading

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