Tag Archives: Peace in Mindanao

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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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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Quevedo: A Roadmap to a Just and Lasting Peace 

by Orlando Cardinal Quevedo, OMI   The journey to peace in Southern Philippines has been arduous and tedious, at times hostile and adversarial, replete with stops and punctuated by intermittent warfare and all out war. But at other times, the … Continue reading

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