Pope Francis words “God will never be a God ‘without man'” needs an explanation

Last July 7, 2017 in the beginning of this month, Pope Francis gave a catechesis which illicited some controversies. It was a good theme on the paternity of God as Father and the Pope emphasized the presence of God in our lives. The Audience took place at 9.20 a.m. in St. Peter’s Square, where the […]

Contemporary Martyrs, a silent witness of God’s power

“I am a Christian, and I have only one life. If I have a thousand lives, I will still offer it to Christ.” These were the words recorded in the court where our first canonized Filipino saint, Lorenzo Ruiz a martyr in Japan, said in front of a grueling investigation facing the danger of death […]

My prayers to all the people of Marawi: for all those who were kidnapped, taken as hostages, murdered and their families, those homes, residences and churche were burned and those who are displaced due to the recent violence that erupted. Our special prayers to Fr. Chito Sunganob, and church personnel who were taken forcibly while praying in the cathedral. We assure too our unity to our Catholic and Muslim brothers and sisters who profess in the same God/Allah.

My statement on Martial Law in Mindanao

There are sufferings in this world. Are all of them salvific?

Salvific suffering, (the one that brings us joy, freedom and happiness) like the vicarial suffering of Christ (a suffering which is not deserved but nevertheless accepted out of love for the other)  is a suffering that could lead us transform ourselves to grow into new persons and be agents of transformation in our society. There […]