Category Archives: Address of the Prime Bishop

PB: A PASTORAL STATEMENT ON THE PEACEFUL TALK BETWEEN THE GRP AND THE CPP-NDF-NPA

EDCP

EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN THE PHILIPPINES
NATIONAL OFFICE

 

A PASTORAL STATEMENT ON THE PEACEFUL TALK
BETWEEN THE GRP AND THE CPP-NDF-NPA

The Episcopal Church in the Philippines welcomes with joy, earnest prayer and high hopes the decision of the Duterte Administration and the Communist Party of the Philippines, its military arm the New People’s Army and the National Democratic Front to come to the table to talk about peace and to address the roots of the decades long insurgency war.

For almost half a century, we Filipinos have been pitted against each other in a long drawn war that has weighed Read more

PB: A PASTORAL LETTER ON THE GENERAL ELECTIONS OF MAY 9

EDCP

EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN THE PHILIPPINES
National Office

 

A PASTORAL LETTER

ON THE GENERAL ELECTIONS OF MAY 9

 

As the May 9, 2016 General Election quickly approaches, we call upon the faithful of the Episcopal Church in the Philippines to fulfill their duty and moral obligation to cast their votes.  Indeed, to participate in the democratic processes Read more

PB’s Sermon during the opening of CCEA (Council of Churches of East Asia): “Behold, I make all things new.”

via the Anglican Communion News Service


The Sermon by the Most Rev. Renato Mag-Gay Abibico, Prime Bishop of the Episcopal Church in the Philippines, at the opening of the Council of Churches of East Asia Full Assembly, October 2015

Good evening brothers and sisters in Christ!

First, as the host Province of the Council of the Church in East Asia and with our ecumenical partner, the Iglesia Filipina Independiente, I welcome you all to this 2015 CCEA Full Assembly. I pray that our coming together for worship, fellowship and business will further strengthen the bond that unite us as a Council. Read more

PB’s Report on the ECP Centennial Endowment Fund

As we are celebrating Centennial Sunday on 11th October 2015, the National Office is presenting a report on the ECP Centennial Endowment Fund [CEF] which was set up in 2001 as a major capital funding mechanism for Church self-support.  It was designed to Read more

STATEMENT OF THE PRIME BISHOP ON THE CONTINUING DISASTERS IN THE COUNTRY

Last month, August 2015, typhoon Ineng battered Northern Luzon. While approaching the region, it dumped heavy rains for several days and then came in with sustained winds of 140 kms per hour resulting in landslides in already sodden upland villages, causing death to 15 Read more

STATEMENT OF THE PRIME BISHOP ON EXCOMMUNICATION, PAPAL INFALLIBILITY AND THE RH BILL

PB Malecdan

Excommunication, Papal Infallibility and the Reproductive Health Bill
By: Bishop Edward P. Malecdan

The Reproductive Health (RH) bill has reached the plenary debate and amendments in the 15th Philippine Congress. The debates are marked with intense passion such that arguments sometimes lose their supposed decency and decorum. Name calling is rampant from Read more