Archbishop Goh recalled that Resurrection meant to win over despair with hope, overcome hatred with love and injustice with forgiveness.
Archbishop of Manila came to the defense of the trampled and the abused as he chided modern-day oppressors who take advantage of the weak with their unjust ways.
The cardinal reminded people to work for peace “by embracing and understanding those who think differently from us.”
Whilst we observe certain positive signs of development in the country, the need is also felt to promote unity and reconciliation among the people in our motherland.
The catechumens have lived a time of great expectations for this day when they will become full members of the Church.
Freedom of speech and freedom of religion are a fundamental right of every individual. We cannot remain indifferent.
The Election Commission of India had ignored representations made by several Christian organisations to change the polling schedule of the fifth phase falling on Maundy Thursday.
Many people today are no longer in touch with their conscience, so this Holy Week, they must make time to be alone and listen to their inner feelings.