Tag Archives: Peace

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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Choosing between Hell with Duterte and Heaven with the CBCP

  If I must choose between going to hell with President Duterte in pursuit of the war on drugs in the Philippines or going to heaven with Abp. Soc Villegas because neither he nor any of the Catholic Bishops of … Continue reading

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Light that Overcomes Darkness

[Homily: Christmas Midnight Mass, ADDU Assumption Chapel, 2016] The Prayer of this Mass, I believe, expresses our special joy and sentiment at this Christmas Midnight Mass, “Father you make this Holy Night radiant with the splendor of Christ our light. … Continue reading

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Celebrating God’s Work for Peace: Journeying with the GRP-NDFP in the Continuing Struggle for Peace

[Address to the Philippine Ecumenical Peace Platform, Homitory, Davao, Sept. 20, 2016.] Our topic speaks of celebration. In a real sense we come together in celebration. Peace is in the offing. The Duterte administration has not yet reached its 100th-day … Continue reading

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