Like the disciples who were transformed by the resurrection, let us not return to the life as it was. We can build a better world, a more humane, just and compassionate one! After this, we should not return to business as usual, but walk in the newness of life where love, justice and peace prevail.
“No one can deny its major contributions to Christian unity, the promotion of God’s word and the proclamation of God’s reign.”
“We are the people of the resurrection. There is a new breed of candidates whose hearts are aflame for genuine public service.”
“We pray for our nation and all the inhabitants therein, that they will know peace, genuine peace based on justice and righteousness.”
The survivors continue to need today assistance in livelihood, reparations, and efforts to address the roots of the vulnerability of their communities to climate-induced disasters.
“The defense of human rights is a task of every person.”
“People living with HIV should be loved as God has loved us. Being infected with the virus doesn’t make one a bad person.” – Rev. Phumizille Mabizela of South Africa
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com MANILA — Not all religious leaders are against the controversial Reproductive Health (RH) bill. A leader of the Protestant Church in Davao City has said that the RH Bill is not evil because it aims to do good for the Filipino people. Bishop Modesto Villasanta of the United Church…
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat.com MANILA — The Task Force on Urban Conscientization (TFUC) of the Association of Major Religious Superiors of the Philippines condemned the recent military harassment on urban poor families residing in its shelter. Last March 26, 2012, eight soldiers went to the Kanlungan Center, the TFUC shelter, looking for the…
By RONALYN V. OLEA
“Something is indeed terribly wrong when pastors and church workers are killed, arrested and detained or go missing while they are teaching people to know, defend and fight for their rights,” Rev. Rex Reyes, general secretary of the National Church of Christ in the Philippines (NCCP), said.
By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA – Wearing butterfly wings, children joined the call to save Mother Earth in an activity organized by the National Council of Churches of the Philippines (NCCP), April 24 at the Quezon City Memorial Circle. Rommel Linatoc of the NCCP and Norma Dollaga of Kasimbayan acted in a story titled…