Contrary to this missionary statement of God, the mission to the Philippines was that of colonialism and subjugation, of exploitation and oppression.
MESSAGE TO THE LAUNCHING OF THE SEANETWORK AND ON-LINE FORUM ON HOUSE BILL 6588, November 28, 2020 1. On behalf of the OM, I would like to share first and foremost our church’s joy in giving as a chance to continually take part in activities such as this that bear strategic significance for the advancement […]
OM’s Message to the ChurchOn the 5th Sunday after EpiphanyFebruary 7, 2021 TO DEARLY BELOVED PEOPLE OF GODIn the Iglesia Filipina Independiente We greet everyone the Lord’s peace as we come to assemble together for the Eucharistic worship today being the 5th Sunday after Epiphany. We wish every IFI member all over the forty-nine dioceses […]
The resolution also recommended that, given the serious human rights situation, the European Commission should immediately initiate the procedure that could lead to the temporary withdrawal of the preferential trade benefits that the Philippines currently enjoys in trade with the EU.
Jesus did not sanction oppression. He saw the poverty of people, even in his family’s situation. “He will cast the down the mighty from their thrones…” (Luke 1:52) He fought against the throne of power, a power structure that makes the poor poorer. He admonished the established order of religion, colluding and in bed with […]