Why did priests and religious vote for Duterte?

Why did priests and religious vote for Duterte?

After celebrating the fourth anniversary of presidential inauguration, Duterte should be thankful to the 16 million Filipinos who voted for him. He should also thank the priests and religious who campaigned for him and voted for him even after cursing the pope and...
Invisible Army

Invisible Army

The unseen enemy is targeting the top brass.From solons who granted him more power & moneyto generals tasked to lead the war against the veerus.Who’s next? The sick despot with gunpowder in his brain asks. The commander-in-chief cannot lead an army.He only...
Viruses

Viruses

There are no coffins for them.They are buried in distant shallow gravesor burned without goodbyes.The virus that started in Wuhan has spread all over the worldand is now in the neighborhood.The inept rulers acted too lateand we are now on lockdown. Maintain social...
Martial Law: Never Again or Oh no, Not Again!

Martial Law: Never Again or Oh no, Not Again!

Never again! This is our mantra every time we commemorate the declaration of Martial Law that started the dictatorial rule of Marcos, which lasted over thirteen years. Because of this, September 21 has become a significant date in our nation’s history. It is also...
Ninoy Aquino: Apostle of non-violent resistance

Ninoy Aquino: Apostle of non-violent resistance

“I have returned to join the ranks of those struggling to restore our rights and freedoms through non-violence.” This was part of the statement Ninoy Aquino wanted to deliver upon his arrival from exile thirty-six years ago. Before he could step on Philippine soil, he...
The culture of death and social sin

The culture of death and social sin

We find ourselves living in a society where killing and corruption have become normal.  People don’t even consider these as sin. What is happening can be described as the “culture of death” – a term used by Pope John II in his encyclical “Evangelium Vitae.” It simply...