Do Not Work Alone
CFC-FFL Statement of Support to our Bishops Accused
news reported last July 19, 2019, that sedition raps
have been filed against Catholic Bishops Conference
of the Philippines Vice President Kalookan Bishop
Pablo Virgilio David and former CBCP President Lingayen-Dagupan
Archbishop Socrates Villegas.
is conduct or speech inciting people to rebel against
the authority of the state. Our bishops have done
no such thing. If they speak about the injustices
that are happening in Philippine life, they are simply
doing their duty as pastors and looking out for the
the truth, and fighting for the basic human rights
of every Filipino, is not sedition. It is being faithful
to the teachings of Christ and the Church. As such,
we believe that the bishops are innocent of the charges
against them, and we have complete faith in them.
We encourage them to continue their courageous campaign
in journeying with all Filipinos for truth and justice.
do not work alone in this, dear Bishops. We are with