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5. CONVERSATION WITH EXPERTS

Bishop’s Residence, 16 July 2015, 6pm Three experts conversed with Bishop Dinualdo on good governance and the Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) regarding mining in Tampakan. Bishop added a third topic – aerial spraying.  This explained the presence of … Continue reading

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4. MASS AND CONFIMRATION, SAGRADA FAMILIA PARISH (SFP)

July 16, 2015.  Parish of Sagrada Familia, Bo. 5, Koronadal City.  Bishop confirmed 523, various ages.  Co-administrators of confirmation: Fr. Romeo Catedral, PP, SFP; Fr. Bonifacio Ampoyas, PhD., Diocesan Schools’ Superintendent; Fr. Herminio Hongayo, Jr., Oeconomous-OLPH Seminary; Fr. Joel Sunga, … Continue reading

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2. Care for the Planet Earth

“God settled him (Adam) in the Garden of Eden to cultivate and take care of it” (Gen. 2:15-16). Care for the earth is our mission, our duty. To prevent the earth from being polluted a diocesan wide mobilization took place … Continue reading

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3. Tampakan- a Site of Struggle (SOS)

Tampakan has been identified by mining advocates as one of the 23 sites of struggle in the Philippines. Bishop DinualdoGutierrez facilitated the Conference on Mining in Tampakan on 25 May 2009, Bishop’s Residence, Koronadal City. The conference was triggered by … Continue reading

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2. Principles Governing Environment

Fr. Thomas Berry, CP, geologian mentions four principles that govern the universe. 1. Communion. The universe is a communion of subjects not merely a collection of objects. Subjects have rights. Objects do not. All creatures of God have the fundamental … Continue reading

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1. Earth Spirituality

April 22 is Earth Day. Founded by Sen. Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin in 1970 to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth’s environment. Goal is healthy and sustainable environment. St. Francis of Assisi was born on April 22. Earth spirituality … Continue reading

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2. Marbel Diocese Opposes Coal Fired Power Plant (CFPP)

Conal Holdings Corporation (CHC) plans to put up a 200MW coal fired power plant in Brgy. Kamanga, Maasim, Sarangani Province. Accordingly, CHC applied for Environmental Compliance Certificate (ECC) to DENR-EMB. Before DENR-EMB approves the ECC an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) … Continue reading

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