Tags: United Church of Christ in the Philippines

Group hits gov’t order freezing the assets of Lumad sanctuary

“For decades now, UCCP-Haran Center has been a known sanctuary for Lumad people in Southern Mindanao, whose communities have repeatedly been terrorized by the Philippine Army and paramilitary groups. The UCCP Haran is simply performing their calling to ‘participate in the establishment of a just and compassionate social order.”

Paramilitary forcibly enters Church Lumad sanctuary

Last week, the Regional Peace and Order Council – 11 issued a resolution demanding the closure of the church compound. By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat.com MANILA — Days after a regional peace body ordered its closure, some suspected members of the paramilitary broke into the United Church of Christ in Philippines (UCCP) – Haran…

Members of the Council of Bishops of the United Church of Christ in the Philippines intensified their campaign for the release of Pastor Berlin Guerrero with a “Pilgrimage Walk for Justice and Freedom” at the Court of Appeals. BY RONALYN V. OLEA HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH Bulatlat.com Vol. VIII, No. 29, August 24-30, 2008 Members of…

By Johann Hein B. Arpon Bulatlat.com A farming village in the Visayas disappeared from the map on February 17 due to a killer landslide. The tragedy left a long trail death and destruction. The ordeal that the residents there went through cannot be effectively put into words, hence the need for photographs to literally show…