Sunday, April 19, 2015

All Eagle eyes by Tony La Vina

Going back to fishing

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Going back to fishingThis is the final of this series of Easter columns. And aptly, I end also with one of the last resurrection stories that the gospels tell us about.

Our own road to Emmaus

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Our own road to EmmausThe story of the two of disciples walking to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem, is a familiar one. The evangelist Luke writes about how...

‘Dying, you destroyed our death’

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‘Dying, you destroyed our death’Christ is risen! Hallelujah! These words reverberated as Christians around the world joyfully celebrated last Sunday Jesus Christ’s resurrection. Christian...

‘The large stone moved’

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‘The large stone moved’“And they found the stone rolled away from the sepulcher.” The stone was not rolled away for Him to come out. He did not have any need for that. We...

The glorious cross of salvation

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The glorious cross of salvationThe Lord Jesus Christ said to Nicodemus: As Moses lifted up a serpent so shall the son of Man be lifted up on the cross. In the Old Testament, the Jews, because...

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

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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

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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

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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...

Pathways forward after Mamasapano

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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

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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

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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

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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...

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