Category: Diocesan Statements

A call for responsibility

THE recent tropical storm, Basyang, that hit Surigao del Sur last February 13, 2018 brought untold suffering among the people, especially in the areas of Cantilan and Carrascal where a flash flood swept a few houses, destroyed several hundred hectares of ricelands and caused death with the initial count of 5 people including children, and injured many others.

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Discern what is good and pleasing and perfect

As your pastors, we sense the grief, the anguish, the fear, the confusion, even the outrage and the many troubling questions of family members, colleagues, classmates, friends and communities of those who were killed without due process, either as part of our government’s war on drugs or counter-insurgency measures or as plain civilian banditry.

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