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China arrests bishop as Olympics close (from CWN)

In Asia, Atheism, Catholicism, China, Christianity, Church, Civil Liberties, Faith, God, Human Rights, News, Politics, Prayer, Religion on August 27, 2008 at 00:00

Underground Christians had predicted a crackdown after the games, when the media had turned its eyes away, and events seem to be proving them correct… Read the rest of this entry »

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Remembering Ninoy Aquino (Part 2)

In Catholicism, Christian Democracy, Christianity, Church, Civil Liberties, Democracy, EDSA, Government, History, Holidays, Human Rights, Manila, People Power, Philippine politics, Philippines, Politics, Religion on August 23, 2008 at 12:54

He was our hero, whoever else would want to claim him as their own… Read the rest of this entry »

Truthfest tonight in Manila. Let’s all join!

In Catholicism, Christian Democracy, Christianity, Church, Culture, Democracy, EDSA, Faith, Government, Holidays, Manila, News, People Power, Philippine politics, Philippines, Pinoy, Politics, Religion on August 22, 2008 at 12:12

Sa gabos/tanan/lahat na kapanalig, kababayan, at kapalangga, just a final reminder:

The Truthfest is on tonight! Read the rest of this entry »

Remembering Ninoy Aquino (Part 1)

In Civil Liberties, EDSA, Government, History, Holidays, Manila, Military, Opinion, People Power, Philippine politics, Philippines, Politics, Society on August 21, 2008 at 19:25

How then did this man of privilege become the scourge of the Dictator? Read the rest of this entry »

MOA-AD a path to peace, says Archbishop Quevedo

In Catholicism, Christianity, Government, History, Islam, News, Philippine politics, Philippines, Politics, Religion, War on August 20, 2008 at 17:12

Given Mindanao’s history, the MOA-AD offers a viable path to peace, according to Archbishop Quevedo… Read the rest of this entry »

Ang Kapatiran Party: No to Charter Change under GMA

In Christian Democracy, Constitution, Corruption, Democracy, Government, News, People Power, Philippine politics, Philippines, Pinoy, Politics on August 18, 2008 at 22:23

According to AKP, Charter Change will be used to keep power at the expense of the people’s interest… Read the rest of this entry »

Of Malaysian Christians; and the nature of persecution (revised)

In Catholicism, Christianity, Civil Liberties, Democracy, Government, Human Rights, Islam, Law, Malaysia, Politics, Protestantism, Religion on August 18, 2008 at 13:45

According to a reader, not only Catholics but also Protestants are suffering restrictions in Malaysia… Read the rest of this entry »

Greater Malaysia (by Manuel L. Quezon III)

In Government, Islam, Malaysia, Manila, News, Opinion, Philippine politics, Philippines, United States on August 15, 2008 at 17:55

MLQ3 argues, in sum, that the present imbroglio on the Mindanao Question arises from the hegemonic policies of the United States and Malaysia… Read the rest of this entry »

Catholic newspapers embattled in Malaysia

In Asia, Catholicism, Christianity, Church, Faith, Government, Islam, Malaysia, News, Politics, Religion, Thoughts, Values on August 14, 2008 at 00:16

It often starts with a drive against political and religious minorities; it nearly always ends with heavier chains on all the People… Read the rest of this entry »