Tag Archives: Peace

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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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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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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Mindanao Peace Games: Enrichment through Difference

[Welcome Address: Mindanao Peace Games 2017 at ADDU] Welcome to the Ateneo de Davao University! Welcome to the Mindanao Peace Games 2017! Welcome especially to the heads of schools present: To Dr. Rey Albano of Holy Trinity College, to Dr. … 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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