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.

FILIPINO CITIZENS AND CITIZENS OF HEAVEN

Pastoral Moral Guidelines for Our Catholic Faithful in the Archdiocese of Lingayen Dagupan Dear brothers and sisters in Christ: For some time now, the President and his followers have campaigned aggressively for the revision of the Constitution to establish a federal...

To be Angels of Compassion

Law enforcers have come forward confidentially to us, their spiritual leaders, to seek sanctuary, succor and protection.

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.

For whom De Profundis church bells toll

On this feast of St. Augustine, together with other church leaders and dioceses, we express our deep concern for the continued spate of extra-judicial killings that have claimed even young lives and many others without due process.