Category: church

carlos is not charlie

in january 2013, the day after the metropolitan trial court pronounced carlos celdran guilty of offending religious feelings when he posed as rizal brandishing a damaso placard in the manila cathedral, i blogged, in fairness to carlos celdran, reacting to … Continue reading

The Predictable Failure of HIV/AIDS Education and Prevention in the Philippines

By Godofredo U. Stuart, MD In the late 80s, I became immersed in the HIV epidemic in the U.S. So little was known then, a time of ignorance and fear—when doctors were afraid to take on HIV patients, even afraid … Continue reading

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catholic churches crumbled

it’s a miserable time for the people of bohol and cebu.  apart from the shock and terror of tuesday’s 7.2 earthquake, lives have been lost, homes do not feel safe, life is disrupted.  worst of all, even their churches, sacred … Continue reading

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praying for a pro-RH, pro-divorce, pro-gaymarriage pope

but mercury is retrograde in pisces until the 16th, so if a pope gets elected by then, chances are the chosen one would be a conservative.  if some time after, when mercury is again moving forward in earnest, then there’s … Continue reading

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ratzinger’s reign

Exhausted in the Vatican: The Final Battles of Pope Benedict XVI  The Great Catholic Cover-Up Catholic theologian preaches revolution to end church’s ‘authoritarian’ rule 

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in fairness to carlos celdran (updated)

“Wherefore, premises considered, accused Carlos Celdran is found guilty beyond reasonable doubt for the crime of Offending the Religious Feelings under Article 133 of the Revised Penal Code and applying the Indeterminate Sentence Law, there being no mitigating and aggravating … Continue reading


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