Build a culture of peace, mainstream nonviolence!

Campaign Nonviolence is a new, long-term movement  to mainstream nonviolence and to foster a culture of peace free from war, poverty, racism, environmental destruction and the epidemic of violence. Campaign Nonviolence invites us to: Practice nonviolence toward ourselves, toward all others, and toward a world longing for peace, economic justice,…

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AMRSP: Marcos is not a hero.

OFFICIAL STATEMENT ON THE PROPOSED BURIAL OF FERDINAND MARCOS AT THE LIBINGAN NG MGA BAYANI We, the members of the ASSOCIATION OF MAJOR RELIGIOUS SUPERIORS IN THE PHILIPPINES, join the public outcry against the burial of Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. The hallowed grounds of the Libingan ng…

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Lights and Shadows

A Preliminary Assessment of the Promises, Plans, Pronouncements, and First Moves of the Duterte Administration from the Perspective of Catholic Social Teaching   This document  is the product of discussions of staff members of the John J. Carroll Institute on Church and Social Issues (JJCICSI) and two faculty members of…

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Evil prospers where good men are silent- AMRSP

OFFICIAL STATEMENT ON THE EXTRA-JUDICIAL KILLINGS We, the members of the ASSOCIATION OF MAJOR RELIGIOUS SUPERIORS IN THE PHILIPPINES, acknowledge our active role in being a visible force and a prophetic voice, in participating in social life, in working for the common good. This was a role taken by the…

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Christ Offers Salvation Not Rejection

[Photo Credit: AP] At the heart of the Pope’s catechesis during his Wednesday General Audience was the salvation of Christ to those who are rejected by men. The Holy Father was reflecting on the account in the Gospel of St Matthew in which Jesus cures the woman suffering from  hemorrhages.…

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A Call to Mercy by Mother Teresa

A new book of unpublished materials from Mother Teresa of Calcutta teaches how to show mercy and compassion in ordinary day-to-day encounters. “A Call To Mercy: Hearts To Love, Hands To Serve” was released by Image, an imprint of Penguin Books Random House, LLC. It is edited by Fr. Brian…

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Same Sex Attraction National Conference

The CBCP Episcopal Commission on Family & Life will organize the first National Conference on Same Sex Attraction focusing on the thoughts of the Catholic Church on the pastoral care and integration of persons with same sex attraction (PSSA) in the Church. Conference venue is the Pope Pius XII Conference Center…

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