Tag Archives: Roman Catholic Church

Opposing Rodrigo Duterte

A lot of people’s concerns focus on Donald Trump. As a Filipino American cartoonist, I’m also worried about the direction that Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte is taking his country. As Duterte has taken steps to silence or intimidate his critics … Continue reading

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Forming An Opinion on Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte

In the past few weeks, many people have asked my opinion on the new Philippine President, Rodrigo Duterte. At first, I was embarrassed to tell them that I didn’t know much about Duterte. During the Philippine election season, I was … Continue reading

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The 50th Anniversary of Nostra Aetate and the Catholic Outreach to Islam

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Vatican II document Nostra Aetate, which dealt with the relation of the church to non-Christian religions that transformed church doctrine about Jews and other faiths. Nostra Aetate originated from the realization of … Continue reading

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More Evangelicals, Mormons and Catholics Supporting LGBT Rights

Recently, there has been a controversy where a Christian public official named Kim Davis went to jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples who wanted to get married.  For weeks I would open up my Facebook page … Continue reading

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Two Books about Pope Francis and Church Reform

Ever since Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected to the papacy two years ago, I’ve been a big fan of Pope Francis. Though I am an ex-Catholic who disagrees with some Catholic doctrine, I still have the greatest affection for the … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Speaks Out Against the Persecution of Christians

For the past few years, there has been a wave of persecution of Christians and other religious minorities in the Middle East, Africa and Asia. In Syria, Iraq, Pakistan and Egypt, Christians are the target of Islamic extremists. In Nigeria, … Continue reading

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“Troublemaker” Catholics and the Good That They Did For The Church

Whenever someone says a different opinion or challenges a long held belief, that individual is often pegged as a troublemaker by the people around that person. Yet these individuals who are accused of being troublemakers are often doing a good … Continue reading

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