Tag Archives: Peace in Mindanao

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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Fortes in Fide

[Address to the ADDU College Graduates, April 7, 2018.] The developmental goal of the Duterte administration for this country is a worthy one.  It is articulated in Ambisyon Natin 2040.  It is basically a vision of a society where there … Continue reading

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Diversity and Freedom of Religion

[Introductory Discussion, Pakighinabi, 21 June 2017] While the country may have celebrated independence from Spain 119 years ago, our struggle today must also be for independence from religious extremism and intolerance.  This comes from an irreligious position which as a … Continue reading

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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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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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