Dream on Philippines

Dream on Philippines

Another raging issue has hit the homeland – the conviction for libel of Maria Ressa of Rappler. The signing of the controversial Anti Terrorism Bill may not be far behind. Another set of divisive issues that is wracking our people. We cannot seem to have peace...
Coronavirus

Coronavirus

​As I write this, I am grateful to all of those who have expressed concerns and offered prayers for our safety. Many have assumed we continue to be in Rome, Italy, which has become the highest corona virus-infected country outside of China. Please continue to pray for...
Patron of statesmen and politicians

Patron of statesmen and politicians

One of the gaps in our troubled world today is the lack of role models, those who embody the ideals of what we would like to be, or what we could become as individuals and as a nation. Perhaps, this gap is most felt in the field of government and politics.Many may not...
Who is St. Thomas More?

Who is St. Thomas More?

Very little is known about St. Thomas More, the patron of statesmen and politicians as declared by Pope John Paul II in the year 2000. He lived a very inspiring life and is a model of firmness of conscience to the end.Thomas More was born in London in 1478. He studied...

Bridging the gap: Faith into action

I recall a question articulated by our former Vice President Emmanuel Pelaez many years ago. “What is happening to our country, General?” Pelaez asked as he was being wheeled into the emergency room of St. Luke’s Hospital, after an assassination attempt on his life....

Looking at Elections from the Eyes of Faith

We have been taught in CFC to live out our faith, to consider our faith as an integral part of our being, not merely as a separate compartment of our life. Our faith is not to be observed only for an hour every Sunday, but something that should affect and even govern...