1951

Joint Statement of the Philippine Catholic Hierarchy on Electoral Right of Catholics

Joint Statement of the Philippine Catholic Hierarchyon Electoral Right of CatholicsBy the grace of God we live in an independent nation and have a democratic form of government. It is the serious obligation of each and every citizen to be vigilant that these blessings be not lost or diminished, especially in these times when false ideas of the power and authority of the State are so prevalent.  “From day to day it becomes more and more evident

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Joint Statement of the Philippine Hierarchy at the Close of the Holy Year (1950-1951)

Joint Statement of the Philippine Hierarchyat the Close of the Holy Year (1950-1951) Constituted by the grace of God and the will of the Holy See Pastors and Protectors of this portion of the Mystical Body of Christ, We, the members of the hierarchy of the Philippines, are deeply concerned over the present state of the world.  We see “the serene sides darkened with sorrow-bearing clouds” 1 and the dangerous threat of renewed strife among

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Statement of the Philippine Hierarchy on Vocational Education

1.         A serious regard for the needs of the country as well as a sane spirit of patriotism demands that vocational training be given stress in the educational system. For lack of vocational training the Philippines, according to many critics, is fast becoming a nation of lawyers, accountants and typists – and worse still of misfits and vocationally displaced persons. There is need of good Christian educated men and women to take their

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