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Who doesn’t want children?

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If a Filipino Catholic bishop is to be believed, it is the “will of God” for the number of Filipinos to grow because it’s all part of the Divine Plan.

Posted: January 15th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Nothing noble about bringing children into life of poverty

This refers to the news item titled “Overpopulation good for Filipinos, says bishop” (Inquirer, 12/29/12), where Bishop Gilbert Garcera of Daet was reported to have said that poverty brought people “closer” to God and was instrumental in realizing God’s plan for Filipinos to take care of other nationalities by inducing migration and working abroad.

Posted: January 18th, 2013 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Does overpopulation really benefit people?

This is in reaction to Daet Bishop Gilbert Garcera’s remark about overpopulation benefiting the country in which he gave three reasons to support the statement (“Overpopulation good for Pinoys, says bishop,” Inquirer, 12/29/12). The first reason he gave was that as Christians, overseas Filipino workers are given the chance to take care of old people [...]

Posted: January 17th, 2013 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

‘Iskul Bukol’ in the Senate

The circumstances surrounding the acts of plagiarism committed by Sen. Vicente Sotto III, in the first two installments of his controversial “turno en contra” speech at the Senate last week, are so comical, so ridiculous, they invite disbelief. Did Sotto, the majority leader, really tell ANC’s Karen Davila that he was not obliged to attribute the passage he and his staff lifted almost word for word, comma for misplaced comma, from American blogger Sarah Pope because “blogger lang ’yon [she’s only a blogger]”?

Posted: August 20th, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Editorial,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Petition to the Ateneo

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Getting viral by the hour in cyberspace is a petition written and initiated by Dr. Ricardo B. Boncan, an alumnus and parent of the Ateneo de Manila University. The petition can be signed online at www.gopetition.com/petitions/re-claim-the-catholic-identity-of-the-ateneo-de-manila.html. I give way to Doctor Boncan’s petition, of which the publication in this space of an abridged and edited version he has so graciously permitted.

Posted: August 20th, 2012 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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