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 Continue reading

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. Continue reading