1957

Statement of the Philippine Hierarchy on Juvenile Delinquency

Statement of the Philippine Hierarchy onJuvenile DelinquencyYouthful crime is not something new in human affairs.  But in our age the problem of juvenile delinquency has assumed such proportions as to cause grave concern to the community and to call for special comment and prompt remedy.To an alarming degree the records of wrongdoing reveal that the criminals are under 21 years of age, and many of them are under 18, a fact which is reflected in

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Joint Statement of the Catholic Hierarchy of the Philippines on the Eve of the National Elections of 1957

Joint Statement of  theCatholic Hierarchy of the Philippineson the Eve of the National Elections of 1957The time is fast approaching when the citizens of this Republic will once more go to  the polls to cast their votes in a general election.  In this connection, it is proper to note that voting is a right guaranteed by our Constitution to all who fulfill the qualifications stated therein.  It is a precious and sacred right, won after many years

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Draft of a Statement of the Philippine Hierarchy on the Feast of the Most Holy Rosary (“LA NAVAL”) October 7, 1957

Draft of a Statement of the Philippine Hierarchyon the Feast of the Most Holy Rosary (“LA NAVAL”)October 7, 1957Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary has more than once given positive proof of her maternal fever and protection to the people of the Philippines.  One of the most striking of these was the series of naval victories whereby a small Philippine squadren, though hopelessly outnumbered and outgunned, successfully defended the Islands against

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Preliminary Draft of the Episcopal Statement on Social Action

Preliminary Draft of the Episcopal Statementon Social ActionNo observer of current world events can fail to see that men of all nations are anxiously searching for sound solutions to the social problem.  Communism’s rise to power over vast millions in China; the bitter was involving many nations of the world fought against Communist aggression in Korea; the bloody battles in what was formerly Indo-Chine terminating in the partitioning of that

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