[People] The Just Judge Saves the Innocent by Fr. Shay Cullen

The Just Judge Saves the Innocent Fr. Shay Cullen 23 June 2016 The Philippines is moving away from an ear of compassion and justice to one where the innocent are targets for assassination and wrongful imprisonment on false charges.  In recent weeks dozens of bodies are found shot dead with signs pinned on the bodies,…

[People] The Road to Justice and Equality- by Father Shay Cullen SSC

The Road to Justice and Equality Father Shay Cullen SSC January 29, 2016 Last week Archbishop Cardinal Tagle raised eyebrows in Cebu during the International Eucharistic Congress when he spoke directly about the greed and corruption of Philippine politicians who are so much a part of the throwaway society of greed, corruption, materialism and waste.…

[Press Release] Opportunism Galore -Sanlakas

Opportunism Galore As charges and counter-charges of opportunism and rabble-rousing being tossed around like pizza pies by politicians and their publicity handlers during and after the 4-day stand-off between the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) and Malacanang. Possible electoral rivals went tit-for-tat for the bungled handling of the Justice Secretary Leila De Lima of the illegal…

[People] Justice where are you ? by Fr. Shay Cullen

Justice where are you ? Fr. Shay Cullen. Lady Justice is pictured blindfolded holding a scales and a sword. That needs to be changed. She needs to be seen as a clear eyed loving mother protecting children. Maria 10 years-old was raped by the live-partner of her mother. With the help of good neighbors and…

[People] The injustice of it all by Fr. Shay Cullen

The injustice of it all by Fr. Shay Cullen, PREDA June 05, 2015 What is the state of justice in the Philippines? Has corruption eroded the once noble profession, is justice really for sale. There are just and honest judges, lawyers and prosecutors but many more are corrupt bribe takers. A Judge in Olongapo City…

[Statement] SENTRO Slams Sectors Sowing anti-Muslim Prejudice and anti-Peace Talks Sentiments after Mamasapano

SENTRO Slams Sectors Sowing anti-Muslim Prejudice and anti-Peace Talks Sentiments after Mamasapano SEEPING OUT of the so-called “misencounter” last Jan. 25 are the troubling questions and apparent evasions and cover-ups: Who really are responsible for sending the PNP-SAF troops into a veritable death trap in a remote village in Mamasapano, Maguindanao? Why did this police…

[Statement] PCID on Mamasapano Incident

PCID Statement on Mamasapano Incident We at the Philippine Center for Islam and Democracy (PCID) express our deepest sympathies to the families of the members of the Philippine National Police Special Action Force, who sacrificed life and limb in the service of our nation.  We likewise extend our condolences and sympathies to the other victims…

[Statement] MAMAPASANO UNNECESSARY CARNAGE: Amidst Intense Grief and Sorrow, Conduct A Determined Pursuit of Truth and Justice -PAHRA

MAMAPASANO UNNECESSARY CARNAGE: Amidst Intense Grief and Sorrow, Conduct A Determined Pursuit of Truth and Justice “Whereas recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world” …. UDHR 1948 Muling ipinapahatid ng Philippine Alliance…