Tag Archives: Mindanao

A Christian Prayer on the Day of Decommissioning of Former Combatants

[Old Provincial Capitol Gym, Simuay, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao, 7 Sept. 2017] Heavenly Father, the Almighty One, the God of Compassion, the God of Reconciliation, six months ago in Abu Dhabi in the Arabian Peninsula you moved the Grand Imam of … Continue reading

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Come Holy Spirit…

[Mass of the Holy Spirit, ADDU, SY 2019-20, Martin Hall, June 25, 2019] We begin this academic year with fresh insight into our University Vision. We know we are a university.  And as a university, we are dedicated to instruction, formation, research, and service … 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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The 2017 CEAP National Convention

[Closing Remarks in the 2017 CEAP National Convention] At the end of the 2017 National Convention, allow me to say:  In the CEAP we have over the years learned that to strengthen our Communio we must work together through a deeper appreciation of … Continue reading

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Towards Rectifying Philippine History and Historical Injustice to Filipino Muslims

It is my privilege as president of the Ateneo de Davao, but also as president of the CEAP, to welcome you to this double launch: The first launch is that of the Mindanao-Sulu Historical Timeline.  This is an out-of-the-box pedagogical … Continue reading

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Bangsamoro: its Challenge to ADDU

[Address: ADDU General Faculty Convocation, June 2, 2014.]   Welcome to SY 2014-15! Again, it is nice that we can once again bring together all our units into one assembly at the outset of this academic year. Briefly, we would … Continue reading

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Towards Deeper Consensus on a Bangsamoro Homeland

[Welcome Address to the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamore Multi-Stakeholder Forum, ADDU, Finster Hall, May 17, 2014] We come together today in quest of a deeper consensus on a homeland. All of us look forward to a permanent home bathed … Continue reading

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