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New Church: clergy, laity together spreading the Word

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The decision of Pope Benedict XVI to resign effective Feb. 28, 2013, has literally shaken the world. It is the first such resignation since Pope Gregory XII’s in 1415. And it is remarkable that for the first time a Filipino cardinal, Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, archbishop of Manila, is being considered a viable candidate for pope and could in fact be the next pope. This brings to focus the state of the Church in our country.

Posted: February 26th, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

‘Truth-sayers’

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Much has been said about corruption in the Philippines. Statistics say that we are the most corrupt nation in Southeast Asia, and rank 41st most corrupt among 180 countries. UNDP estimates that our country loses around P90 billion every year to corruption. And in a recent survey of 1,476 expatriate executives in 13 countries in [...]

Posted: November 15th, 2011 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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