“Bigots,” uttered the Inquirer editorial in calm disgust. (Opinion, 1/24/14). Had an exclamation point been put after the word, a feeling of contempt would have been more rightly conveyed.
Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle’s call for politicians and others involved in the alleged P10-billion pork barrel scam to go to the slums and experience for themselves what it is like to be poor (“Scam moves Tagle to tears,” Front Page, 8/14/13) touched me to the bone.
By Randy David
The idea of a humble Church—a Church that respects the authority of politics and of science while insisting on the autonomy of faith and morals—is one that fits the complexities of modern society.