I find it ridiculous that Catholics are given special treatment by society here in the Philippines. They seem to be unaware of this excessive privilege that they happily enjoy. This privilege has helped them in subtle ways that has led to the discrimination, oppression and marginalization of non-Catholics. Continue reading
In what seems to be an effort to gain some moral ground while arrogating over women’s uterus, the CBCP requested McDonald’s to pull out their ad of two children wooing each other. Mcdonald’s complied.Father Melvin Castro, Executive secretary of the CBCP Episcopal Commission on Family and Life, remarked the ad is “shallow” and “cheapens human relationships.” One must ask how the Mcdo ad’s “superficiality” deserves a pull out when the daily dose of Willie’s soft-porn harem has gone uncommented for years and made half-naked gyrating women an afternoon norm.
A prominent figure of an institution dedicated to moral and spiritual excellence must take care in choosing words to avoid tabloid sensationalism. What the esteemed bishop Oscar V. Cruz has written here, now a propaganda tool by the pro-fetus group, turned the idea of population development into a B-rated horror story courtesy of his “fertile imagination” and “downright fantastic” wit. Oscar V. Cruz knowingly committed again what he preaches God doesn’t want you to do: lie.
This week’s best: aircon busting angels, more wishful thinking from the “pro-life” camp and the 4chan-CBCP love affair. The Philippines is still a hot bed of batshit.