Opening Message: April 28 Coalition

Opening Message of the Lead Convenor during the Launching of the April 28 Coalition for Migrants’ and Refugees’ Rights and Welfare, April 28, 2020, Europe

IFI’s Gift of Apostolic Succession

72 years ago, today, the Iglesia Filipina Independiente received the gift of apostolic succession. On the morning of Wednesday, April 7, 1948, at the Pro-Cathedral Church of Saint Luke, Manila, Republic of the Philippines, through action authorized by the House of Bishops of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America, one of […]

“Peace is based on justice and charity”

Sharing to you a newsletter of MP Martin Patzelt in a direct English translation on its website which is in Deutsche. Please Read https://www.martin-patzelt.de/lokal_1_1_560_Frieden-beruht-auf-Gerechtigkeit-und-Naechstenliebe.html “Peace is based on justice and charity,” said Bishop Antonio Ablon, whom I welcomed to an exchange on Tuesday (March 3rd, 2020).   At the beginning of 2020 I took over the […]

Protection From German Parliament

My sponsorship for Bishop Ablon in the sponsorship program “Parliamentarians protect parliamentarians” of the German Bundestag. As part of the sponsorship program “Parliamentarians protect parliamentarians” (PsP) of the German Bundestag, I sponsored Bishop Antonio Ablon from the Philippines. Bishop Ablon, who campaigns for the indigenous Lumads in Mindanao, was publicly branded as a terrorist and NPA […]

At Kelkheim, Heidelberg, Berlin, and Bonn in Germany

Kelkheim is a town in the Main-Taunus district in Hesse, Germany. In June 2019, I spent two weeks in the residence of The Revd Franz Segbers and wife Victoria. Franz toured me to meet friends in the churches, Foreign Ministry, members of the German parliament in Berlin, institutions and organizations for human rights and justice […]

Lecture In Anti-War House, Sieverhausen, Lehrte, Germany.

On Sunday, 23 February 2020 with the facilitation of the Hamburg Foundation I did a lecture on the situation of the lumads, the indigenous peoples in Mindanao, sponsored by the Anti-War House in Sieverhausen, Lehrte, Germany. The Lumads and the Moro people are the original inhabitants in Mindanao. We are only settlers in the land. […]

The Revd Bernd Wallet Is Elected New Archbishop of Utrecht

The Old Catholic Church of Utrecht, The Netherlands has elected on the 15th of February 2020 The Revd Bernd Wallet as the 17th Archbishop since its formal founding in 1723. He is elected after Archbishop Joris Vercammen retired on the 11th of January. Archbishop Wallet is also the 84e successor of St. Willibrord the first […]