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Poor and hungry

Malacanang’s response to the release of a Social Weather Stations survey showing that 43 percent, or about 9.3 million Filipinos, considered themselves hungry, and 55 percent, or some 12.1 million Filipino families, thought themselves poor, was true to form.

Posted: November 1st, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Editorial,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Overindulgent use of ‘poor’

It is only fitting for churchmen to speak of the poor per se as a reflection of their way of life or in sympathy with the poor. Quite differently, people from other nations and cultures are discreet in using the word “poor” in their everyday language, it being understood by them as a scourge or something to be ashamed of.

Posted: November 1st, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

‘POOR’ appeals for Senate’s support

We, the fast-diminishing remnants of the country’s decades-long underprivileged “members of POOR” (pension-less old-age and optional retirees under Republic Act No. 1616), most respectfully make this urgent appeal principally to our Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph G. Recto and to the other senators of the 16th Congress: Please revive and steer Senate Bill No. 2854 […]

Posted: August 20th, 2013 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Gov’t doesn’t know P-Noy’s bosses

This is in reaction to the news item titled “DOH: where are the poor?” (News, 8/1/13) I felt sad and enraged to read about Health Secretary Enrique Ona saying his department could not locate the addresses of the poor, the reason it could not deliver their PhilHealth cards.

Posted: August 9th, 2013 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

The Catholic Church—ally of the poor

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For the past 50 years the Catholic Church has been the most reliable ally of the urban poor. This may not be true with all parts of the Church or at all times, but in comparison with other powerful institutions, the Church has been outstanding in this regard. It has campaigned for justice and dignity for the poor. In times of trouble it has extended a protective arm to everyone working in poor areas for the people’s well-being. In times of sorrow the Church has been compassionate.

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

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