Monday, March 30, 2015

All Eagle eyes by Tony La Vina

A year of mercy

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A year of mercyThe 15th-century painting of the Last Supper by Leonardo Da Vinci is an iconic depiction of the dismay expressed by the twelve apostles when Jesus Christ revealed...

Xavier University honored

6 days ago | 0 comment
Xavier University honoredThis Thursday, March 26, 2015, Xavier University (XU) will be honoring Secretary Teresita “Ging” Quintos-Deles, Professor Miriam Coronel-Ferrer, and...

Speaking truth to power

9 days ago | 0 comment
Speaking truth to powerWith the release this past week of the Senate and the Philippine National Police Board of Inquiry reports on the events last January 25. 2015 in Mamasapano, we...

Addressing disasters in Sendai

13 days ago | 0 comment
Addressing disasters in SendaiThis week promises to be a watershed moment for global cooperation in disaster risk reduction (DRR) as thousand of officials, academics, citizen leaders, and...

Financing the Bangsamoro

16 days ago | 0 comment
Financing the BangsamoroThis column is written as a response to the misinformation being spread about the so-called P75-billion “pork barrel” for the Bangsamoro. This is...

Improving the Bangsamoro Basic Law

20 days ago | 0 comment
Improving the Bangsamoro Basic LawLet me declare at the outset that I support the creation of a Bangsamoro autonomous region. Its establishment is certainly allowed by the 1987 Constitution. More...

Pathways forward after Mamasapano

23 days ago | 0 comment
Pathways forward after MamasapanoYesterday, the country and especially the island of Mindanao from where I wrote this column, commemorated a National Day of Healing for Unity and Peace. It has...

Philippines and France, climate change allies

27 days ago | 0 comment
Philippines and France, climate change alliesThankfully, last week, the country had some good news as we saw President Aquino rise up to the occasion on the important issue of climate change. This was during...

Human rights, ethics and climate justice

about 1 month ago | 0 comment
Human rights, ethics and climate justiceLast Thursday, during the state visit of Francois Hollande, President of France, I was invited to speak at the civil society climate change forum that he hosted....

Welcoming the French president

about 1 month ago | 0 comment
Welcoming the French presidentMy wish this week is that the elite and media in the Philippine declare a timeout from our political conflicts. First, it is a good time for reflection given the...

Hearts pierced by the Spirit

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Hearts pierced by the SpiritIn last Tuesday’s column I asked over how easily we reverted from a people who openly professed the spiritually edifying messages of love, mercy and...

The people who loved Pope Francis

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The people who loved Pope FrancisNot long ago we were graced by the pastoral visit of Pope Francis. That was a love fest, an experience of spiritual renewal that uplifted our spirits as the...

Love in the time of imperiled peace

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Love in the time of imperiled peaceThere is no doubt that the peace process with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front is at the crossroads. As the Talking Points prepared by the Society of Jesus...

Justice and accountability for Mamasapano

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Justice and accountability for MamasapanoLast Saturday, I wrote about the talking points offered by the Society of Jesus Social Apostolate (SJSA) to help members of its network reflect on the events in...

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