Obispo Maximo Timbang Congratulates Bishop Pabillo

OUR CONGRATULATIONS, PRAYERS AND BEST WISHES We, the leadership of the Iglesia Filipina Independiente (IFI), warmly congratulate Bp. Broderick Pabillo in his appointment by Pope Francis today as the “Apostolic Administrator” of the Archdiocese of Manila in view of its vacancy as its erstwhile head has taken new position in the Vatican. We pray and […]

Resume Peace Talks Now!

Statement of the 2020 Mindanao Council of Leaders Meeting summoned by the Mindanao Bishops Conferene of the Iglesia Filipina Independiente on January 7-9, 2020. We, the 124 delegates composed of ordained and laity from the 14 Dioceses of Mindanao, gathered together at the Diocesan Christian Education and Nurture Training (DCENT) Center, Pro-Cathedral of Virgin Mary, […]

NO TO CONTINUING HARASSMENT AND REPRESSION Against the IFI and its Ordained Ministers

Statement of the Obispo MaximoIglesia Filipina IndependienteFebruary 6, 2020 “Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy” (Proverbs 31:8-9 NIV) Speaking up for the poor and the needy and working for their good […]

Free Engr. Jennifer Aguhob!

Statement of the Obispo MaximoIglesia Filipina IndependienteFebruary 6, 2020 The Duterte government has again demonstrated its duplicitous standard in governance. While it has dilly-dallied in responding to the threat of possible wide spread of corona virus and compromised in return the health and well-being of the Filipinos, it is quick however in arresting people working […]

A Human Rights Crisis

Posting and sharing this presentation of the Philippine reality on Human Rights Situation taken from a document of the Ecumenical Voice for Human Rights and Peace in the Philippines – ECUVOICE and the Philippine Universal Periodic Review Watch – UPRWatch. Very recently, January 28, 2020, another lawyer, Carlos M. Anselmo, is killed by motorcycle-riding gunmen […]

Blessed Are Those Attacked But Still Standing Firm.

February 2, 2020, Fourth Sunday of Epiphany. A reflection on Matthew 5:1-12. “Blessed are you when people revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account.” (5:11) Have you ever thought why church people even if attacked and persecuted are still standing firm on their ground and […]