During the founding assembly of One Faith, One Nation, One Voice Cordillera in Baguio City, Anglican Bishop Rex Reyes underlined the important role of the church in pursuing peace based on justice amid the heightened attacks against the people and hostilities between the revolutionary forces and the government.
Explore the history of Salcedo's Sagrada Familia, a religious movement in Bantay Kilang whose tale spans a century of faith in strife and is connected to significant figures in Philippine religious and political history.
Mexico and the Philippines were among the colonies of Spain. All the colonies of Spain during 15th to the 19th century was administered by the King of Spain through the Vice Royalty which was based in Mexico. “Thus,” said Fr. Daganta, “Filipinos and Mexicans have that common bind of being former colonials of Spain.”
“…whoever welcomes in my name one such child as this, welcomes me” - Matthew 18:5
“You ask me for a miracle? No! The only miracle you will be given is the miracle of Jonah”- Matthew 16:4
“The thief comes only in order to steal, kill, and destroy. I have come in order that you might have life – life in all its fullness.” - John 10:10
“Go, but do not sin again.” - John 8:11b
The Christians for National Liberation (CNL), an underground organization of church workers under the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) slammed the Duterte government for not sparing members of the religious community to its “nefarious scheme.”
“May your kingdom come; may your will be done on earth as it is in heaven.” - Matthew 6:10
“…Offer yourselves as a living sacrifice to God, dedicated to his service and pleasing to him. This is the true worship that you should offer. Do not conform yourselves to the standards of this world, but let God transform you inwardly by a complete change of your mind. Then you will be able to know the will of God – what is good and is pleasing to him and is perfect.” - Romans 12:1-2
“Sell all you have and give the money to the poor, and you will have riches in heaven; then come and follow me.” - Luke 18:22
“Give unto Caesar what belongs to Caesar; Give unto God what belongs to God” - Mark 12:17