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CBCP President on the 2013 Version of the Vision Statement of the Department of Education

CBCP President on the 2013 Version of the Vision Statement of the Department of Education

THE Department of Education recently re-worded its Vision Statement. In the past, the department tasked with the formation of our children once envisioned “functionally literate and God-fearing Filipinos”. Unfortunately, in its 2013 version, there is no more mention of God, nor of the salutary fear of Him that, Scripture tells us, is the beginning of […]

CBCP President on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

CBCP President on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

THE ‘ice-bucket challenge’ seems to be the most recent rave with national personalities joining in. Throughout the world, and now, even in the Philippines, people recognize the nobility of the cause: research on the dreaded Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), more popularly known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Act of Compassion not a Fad Mitch Albom poignantly […]

CBCP President on the Iraq Syria Situation

CBCP President on the Iraq Syria Situation

Prayer and Plea for Peace and Charity Before a horrified world, militants, without compunction and in utter mercilessness, beheaded journalist James Foley. He may not have died for the faith, but he certainly died, a person of faith, we are told by those who were with him in his last days. Pope Francis sent his […]

Cruz: House will junk impeach raps vs Aquino

Cruz: House will junk impeach raps vs Aquino

MANILA, August 27, 2014— A Catholic archbishop predicts the impeachment complaints against President Benigno Aquino III will soon be dismissed by the House of Representatives. The House committee on Justice on Monday declared the three complaints as sufficient in form, but whether it will get the required votes to impeach Aquino is a big question, […]

Group slams DepEd for junking ‘God-loving’ phrase

Group slams DepEd for junking ‘God-loving’ phrase

MANILA, August 24, 2014—Christian advocacy group Filipinos for Life condemned the recent move of the Department of Education (DepEd) to strike out the phrase “God-loving” from its vision statement. Filipinos for Life spokesperson Dr. Ricardo Boncan aired the group’s dissatisfaction over what it believes is a rash decision on DepEd’s part that had been influenced […]

A Pastoral Letter on the People’s Initiative to abolish the Pork Barrel System

A Pastoral Letter on the People’s Initiative to abolish the Pork Barrel System

To the Clergy, Religious, Seminarians and Laity of the Archdiocese of Cebu Dear Brothers and Sisters: “Our love is not to be just words or mere talk, but something real and active” (1 John 3:18). The PORK BARREL is a LUMP SUM AMOUNT given to any branch or office of government, the SPECIFIC USE of […]

PNoy’s 1 term enough—bishop

PNoy’s 1 term enough—bishop

MANILA, August 22, 2014—Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Emeritus Oscar Cruz says president Benigno S. Aquino III’s one term in office is enough, adding that he is not convinced another term will be in the nation’s “best interest”. In a recent interview over Radyo Veritas, Cruz explained that PNoy’s four years as Chief Executive have shown enough what […]

PNoy’s 2nd term bid bad for PH—bishop

PNoy’s 2nd term bid bad for PH—bishop

QUEZON City, August 20, 2014—A top churchman believes President Benigno S. Aquino’s (PNoy) alleged “openness” to a second term in office will be the country’s undoing, and invites all Filipinos to act as one in condemning it. “Let your grievances be heard. Tell the President you don’t want him extending his stay in office because […]

The Truth About Human Love – Orientations on Conjugal Love, Gender Ideology and Family Legislation

“By its very nature the gift of the person must be lasting and irrevocable. The indissolubility of marriage flows in the first place from the very essence of that gift: the gift of one person to another person. This reciprocal giving of self reveals the spousal nature of love. In their marital consent the bride […]

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