A March 10 article in the INQUIRER suggested that five active priests in the Bacolod diocese are also fathers (“‘Team Tatay’ lists 5 Negros priests as fathers; Ay, ‘patay’!”). This was confirmed by Bishop Vicente Navarra of Bacolod with this statement: “Some priests who have had indiscretions in the past have realized what they did, [...]
By Mahar Mangahas
My favorite priest is also a storyteller. I strongly recommend his works of fiction as the most enjoyable way to understand the message of Jesus, and to learn about Christianity and Catholicism—which are not the same—in the world today. I am referring to the fantastically prolific (66 novels), earthy, funny, romantic, and saintly Irish-American priest, Andrew M. Greeley.
James Reuter SJ, the eminent Jesuit communicator, teacher and theater director, died just as the curtains were coming down on the past year.