Joint Statement of the Catholic Hierarchy on the Religious Instruction Bill

Joint Statement of the Catholic Hierarchyon the Religious Instruction BillAs Pastors and teachers of the flock and representatives on earth of that Divine Master who showed a special tenderness and affection for children, expressing His predilection in those touching words:  “Suffer the little children to come unto Me”  (Mark 10, 14), we feel that we must speak out clearly and firmly on the issue of religious instruction which is now being

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Statement of the Philippine Hierarchy on the Formation of Our Foreign Mission Society

Statement of the Philippine Hierarchyon the Formation of Our Foreign Mission SocietyDesirous to fulfill our divine commission “to preach the Gospel to every creature,” we, the Catholic Hierarchy of the Philippines, herewith declare our firm determination to share the light of the Faith with our less fortunate neighbors.  It is our conviction that we as a Christian Nation have reached a mature stage in our four centuries of development and that

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