“We request that the Duterte administration fully respect the Churches’ efforts to serve the [‘anawim’] including its partner organizations, in both paper and practice, in order to continue the 500-year work here in the Philippines,” said the Ecumenical Forum for Peace and Human Rights.
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – In two separate resolutions, the Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 7 in Bayugan City, Agusan…
The Senate finance committee on Tuesday slashed the proposed P24 billion budget of NTF-ELCAC for 2022 down to P4 billion.
In observance of the International Day of Peace Tuesday, September 21, a group of Christian leaders appealed to the administration to revive the stalled peace negotiations with the communist groups.
According to the Philippine Ecumenical Peace Platform, they will work for the revival of the peace talks and will continue to do so beyond the 2022 local and national elections when the country will have already chosen its new set of political leaders.
The government’s Anti-Terrorism Council has designated the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) as a “terrorist organization/ association” in its Resolution number 21 signed on June 23 but announced early this week.
DAVAO CITY, PHILIPPINES – Four years after the Islamic city of Marawi was razed to the ground due to the…
Fidel Agcaoili, chair of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) peace negotiation panel, passed away on July 23 in Utrecht, The Netherlands.
Local church leaders have expressed their optimism that the planned revival of the peace negotiations will continue for good this time following the announcement of President Duterte that he wants to revive the talks with the Communist rebels.
President Duterte may have been swayed by peace spoilers, specifically coming from within the ranks of the military, when he decided to dissolve the peace panel negotiating with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) and eventually terminated the services of its members.