I am reminded of the life of Fr. “Pops” Tentorio, PIME, an Italian priest who spent 33 years of his life serving the indigenous people and poor peasants in Mindanao. For being good and true to the call of priesthood and servanthood, he was killed by elements believed to be members of a para-military group.
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“Four years later, all the supposed task forces and committees formed by the Aquino regime to look into the case were proven inutile.”
The resolution passed by the International Conference on Human Rights and Peace in the Philippines cited the “failed justice program” of the Aquino government in calling for the aid’s withdrawal.
By RONALYN V. OLEA
The Aquino government has not taken any action to address the impunity in extrajudicial killings and other human rights violations under Arroyo, thus, resulting in the continuing increase in human rights violations, which have taken the same pattern as during the dark days of the previous administration.
“The military’s mind is shallow, if they will campaign against the school just because of the streamer. I see the streamer as the school’s sympathy for Fr. Pops; the nuns sympathy for a priest, their fellow Church member.” – 44-year old mother of two Assumption students. By DAVAO TODAY DAVAO CITY, Philippines — The military…