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“If you think small, you’ll dream small and you will be small. Are you small? No! Because God is inside of you, God is with you.” former Department of Energy and Natural Resources secretary Gina Lopez said.
With common and unified stand of the ASEAN leaders, Bishop Santos said the rights and privileges of all migrant workers will be “protected, promoted and respected”.
In this we see that even though we have different beliefs, we can attain unity in diversity and that communion with them is very powerful, once we make a stand and work together.
Delegates will go through pocket sessions that will tackle some of the country’s current social issues. Hosted by different families within Basic Ecclesial Communities (BECs), they will stay in foster homes for 4 days.
On Nov. 22, ACN will lead a nationwide campaign called Red Wednesday where the facade of participating cathedrals, minor basilicas, shrines and Catholic universities will be lit in red to honor and pay tribute to the sacrifice of modern-day Christian martyrs.
The CBCP has earlier declared November 5, as “Lord Heal Our Land Sunday” as it called on priests to hold Masses in their parishes for those who cannot go to EDSA.
The program, which also includes arts and sports activities, is present in various Manila parishes to reach out to more people.
A native of Mogpog, Marinduque, Cardinal Ricardo Vidal was ordained a priest in 1956 by Bishop and Servant of God Alfredo Maria Aranda Obviar.
“The CBCP never made such a statement. On the contrary, we laud the gallantry of our soldiers and their heroic efforts to free Marawi,” Bishop Soc Villegas said.
Bishop David said the government must “stop the killings” if only to improve its ratings and focus on the rehabilitation of people with substance disorder.
The CBCP has earlier declared Sept. 23 to Nov. 1 as a season of mourning and prayers for the victims of the “spreading culture of killings”.
“‘The truth will set you free’: Fake news and journalism for peace” will be the theme of the church’s celebration of World Communications Day 2018.