This is the continuation of my column published by CBCP Monitor just before the May 13, 2019 elections.
Remember me may trigger us to hum the theme song of Disney’s touching animation Coco.
The public was not surprise when the evening news last week reported that the PNP (Philippine National Police) filed with the DOJ (Department of Justice) criminal complaint of Sedition/Inciting to Sedition
“SHOW-NA”: or what the Filipino love affair with power, glamor, money and politics of folksy honesty and intimidation could be telling the Church
“The difference between good and bad emperors is that the good love freedom; the bad, slavery”—St. Ambrose of Milan
The most recent apostolic exhortation from our beloved Pope Francis is Christus Vivit (Christ Lives), issued on March 25, 2019.
After sitting through the 93-minute presidential report, and combing the strands of my memory for more SONAs heard before, I could only wonder why despite the best intentions of our country’s leaders, our nation remains to be an underachiever of sorts.
July 22, 2019 afternoon. I just came from the People’s SONA. While the President of the Philippines was giving the State of the Nation Address (SONA) in Congress in front of the congressmen and women, the senators, the diplomatic corps, the cabinet officials and the who’s who of business and government, thousands of people marched in the streets of Commonwealth Avenue for the People’s SONA.
Someone sent me an article that was proposing for the abolition of the priesthood.
One gospel story that never fails to touch me every time I come across it is that of the Canaanite woman begging Jesus to heal her daughter (Matthew 15:21-28).
The claim that there is such a thing as responsible mining in the Philippines is proven false by facts. Mining encroaches on many laws in the country that protect the environment.
“Always count your blessings!” How often do we hear this reminder on special and ordinary events?
Two years ago, on July 24, I received an unexpected “Happy feast day!” greeting. It was unexpected, because I was not aware of any special feast day that my family and I celebrate.