Diocesan Statements

The only way to move forward is through dialogue and just peace

The only way to move forward is through dialogue and just peace

Roman Catholic Bishop of San CarlosBishop’s Home, San Julio SubdivisionSan Carlos City 6127, Philippines “THE ONLY WAY TO MOVE FORWARD IS THROUGH DIALOGUE AND JUST PEACE”Pastoral Statement to mark the 34th year of the Escalante MassacreSeptember 20, 2019 Thirty four...

Fraternal Message

Fraternal Message

When we received the news about our inclusion as respondents in the case of sedition and other crimes filed by the CIDG-PNP before the Department of Justice, our first response was prayer. We held no press conferences together.

PEACE TALKS, NOT MARTIAL LAW!

PEACE TALKS, NOT MARTIAL LAW!

As we pray for justice and for the souls of our dear departed who became victims of the Negros “killing fields”, once more, we fervently express our people’s longing for peace and our urgent cry to end the killings!

Pastoral Letter on Suicide

Pastoral Letter on Suicide

These past weeks and months, we have been shaken by news of individuals, both young and old, who have died by suicide.  This has surely left questions as well as great pains for the people whom suicide victims leave behind.

Letter to Priests on the 2019 Elections

Letter to Priests on the 2019 Elections

The country is looking towards the elections on May 13, 2019. The Church, which is the faith community made up of the lay faithful and the pastors, exercises its duty to promote the good of society. Such a duty is motivated by the mission to bring the power and joy of the Gospel of Jesus Christ to all strata of life.