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Pagasa’s people

Cultural activist Carlos Celdran has a good thing going in his Facebook page “It’s no fun in Pagasa.” Started last April 20, the page calls on readers to donate various items, particularly books, that would help a tiny Filipino community ease the tedium of living on the farflung island in the crosshairs of powerful neighbors in the West Philippine Sea. “[They] are hungry for mental stimulation,” Celdran said in an e-mail interview with Inquirer.net.

Posted: April 27th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Editorial,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Taking stock

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It turns out I wrote 40 columns this year for this newspaper. I know, it should be more than that because my column should appear every Saturday, but I got sidelined by illness, among other reasons for my column not appearing.

Posted: December 28th, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Church hierarchy as guilty as Celdran

This is in reaction to Rina Jimenez-David’s Jan. 30 column (“The arrogance of ‘Damaso’”). When Carlos Celdran took the risk of pushing for the passage of the reproductive health bill (now a law) right inside the Minor Basilica of the Immaculate Concepcion in Intramuros, during a ritual considered in the Catholic religion as the highest form of adoration, he crossed a line. As a Catholic he claims to be, he is expected to believe a dogma of our faith that declares the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass as the actual renewal of the Sacrifice of our Lord, Jesus, at Calvary, highlighted by His Real Presence during the consecration.

Posted: February 15th, 2013 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

3 instances of hand-washing in Celdran case

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There definitely is a Pontius Pilate flavor in the Catholic Church’s stance on the conviction of Carlos Celdran, who was sentenced to a prison term of two months and 21 days to one year and 11 days for the crime of “offending the (sic) religious feelings” under Article 133 of the Revised Penal Code (circa 1930 or 1932, and to my admittedly limited knowledge, last applied in 1939).

Posted: February 8th, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Missing the forest as well as the trees

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The debate about the protest by Carlos Celdran exposes fault lines in the way Filipinos think. The reactions have been most telling: Filipinos still love their churches and their courts, however much and often they had been let down in the past.

Posted: February 8th, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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