Quantcast
Home » state You are browsing entries tagged with “state”

Anti-dynasty or anti-democracy?

By

I am not sure who started what, whether political dynasties co-opted Church leaders or Church dynasties nurtured political dynasties. I guess that the history of societies would give us the final clue on who began dynasties – the agents of God or the agents of the State.   Religious rivalries have often brought out different [...]

Posted: January 31st, 2013 in Columns,Viewpoints | Read More »

Snarling prosecutors turn into purring kittens

“BEGONE! GET thee behind me, Satan!” Jesus angrily told the devil when the latter took him to the mountaintop and tempted him with all the kingdoms and riches of the world, according to the biblical narrative by St. Matthew (4:2-8). Yet, Butuan Bishop Juan de Dios Pueblos would accept “money or a vehicle” from the [...]

Posted: August 9th, 2011 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Inspiring example: Bishop Guerrero of San Fernando

THIS IS in connection with Randy David’s column “State support for religion.” (Inquirer, 7/7/11) I fully agree with what he said about Butuan Bishop Juan de Dios Pueblos: “From the way he has conducted himself, it is clear that the bishop is no less a politician than the patron who showers him with gifts. He [...]

Posted: July 26th, 2011 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Advertisement

News

  • Drunk passenger triggers Bali hijack alert
  • Businesswoman allegedly killed by husband, brother-in-law
  • Roxas suspended from golf club for outburst over P5,000 guest fee
  • SC reschedules oath-taking of new lawyers
  • Ex-COA chief seeks bail after arrest for plunder
  • Sports

  • Guiao fined P100,000 for ‘mongoloid’ comment vs Meralco forward
  • Hawks and Grizzlies revel in home wins
  • Floyd: Manny’s power gone
  • Michael Phelps loses to Lochte in comeback meet
  • Sharapova advances to Stuttgart quarterfinals
  • Lifestyle

  • ‘Recovered’ Banksy works on display ahead of sale
  • Marinduque: Visiting the ‘palm of the ocean’
  • First at Vatican in 60 years
  • How Jing Monis Salon gave Krissy the pixie
  • Want to be a supermodel? Work on your inner beauty, says Joey Espino
  • Entertainment

  • Paul McCartney to play at Candlestick concert
  • Kristoffer Martin: from thug to gay teen
  • Has Ai Ai fallen deeply with ‘sireno?’
  • California court won’t review Jackson doctor case
  • Cris Villonco on play adapted from different medium
  • Business

  • PAL hailed for ban on shark fin cargo
  • BSP to change tint of P100 bill
  • Nielsen sees car buying boom in the Philippines
  • How author of best-seller exposed ‘one percent’ economic elite
  • Bangko Sentral readies new bank lending rules
  • Technology

  • Cloud strength helps Microsoft earnings top Street
  • Vatican announces hashtag for April 27 canonizations
  • Enrile in Masters of the Universe, Lord of the Rings?
  • Top Traits of Digital Marketers
  • No truth to viral no-visa ‘chronicles’
  • Opinion

  • Corruption not invincible after all
  • Editorial Cartoon, April 25, 2014
  • No deal, Janet
  • Like making Al Capone a witness vs his gang
  • MERS-CoV and mothers
  • Global Nation

  • Plane lands at Bali airport in suspected hijacking—Indonesia air force
  • Obama lands in Seoul as N. Korea nuclear test fears grow
  • Militant protests vs Obama, US set
  • Filipinos second-shortest in Southeast Asia
  • China welcomes PH apology
  • Marketplace
    Advertisement