Category Religion

Father Jejemon and the Church of Doom

The venerable benign0 obviously made another astute observation, which he consistently does by the way, with his latest post titled “King of Comedy faces the Inquisition”. Then, straight from the threads came the following comments from Krstine0019 Religious beliefs, no matter how absurd they may appear, must be respected. It is respect that enables him […]

Video: The Virus of Faith

A few decades ago, it was unthinkable to express non-Catholic views. If you practice yoga and meditation, the CWL die hards call you a satanist or an anti-christ. If you had Protestant friends – you needed to be “saved”. On the other side of the fence, my Protestant friends wanted to save me from the […]

Video: Religulous

This movie is dedicated not just to the friarocracy but to all religious extremists. A range of views on the various world religions are explored as Bill Maher travels to numerous religious destinations, such as Jerusalem, the Vatican, and Salt Lake City, interviewing believers from a variety of backgrounds and groups, including a former member […]

Vox Populi Vox Dei: A Deaf CBCP Gets A Wake up Call?

he RHB and the Carlos Celdran issue is not about to die down. Rather, this is the beginning of a wider debate not just on the RHB — but into topics such as organized religion, faith, separation of church and state, and freedom of expression. The crux of the matter being that this was an exercise in freedom of expression in support of the RHB. It was also an in your-face reminder to a Roman Catholic heirarchy that has become deaf to Vox Dei — and has instead become Vox Diabolii. Jose Rizal was not the only casualty of Padre Damaso — there were more before him. Rizal however provided clarity and focus on what ailed the Filipino nation in 1896. Unfortunately, we have yet to put closure to that period of our history. We are now presented with this opportunity to carry the torch of the quintessential First Filipino — Jose Rizal — are we, Filipinos, up to the task to deliver a wake up call to Padre Damaso and Company?

The CBCP and the Roman Catholic Church: In Search of Relevance

The Roman Catholic church’s hegemony on ideas in the Western world and its vassal states started to break down after the reformation. The social movement abruptly ended the centuries old ideological domination by the Vatican of the Christian world. It first started as a brush fire in Germany, that quickly spread throughout Europe as a […]

Gone Medieval: Philippine Family Law

That house of hypocrisy and idiocy was quick to cackle when it came across a party list group that proposed 10-year renewable marriages. The “solons” (how can they be called solons by the way when these people are anything but, wise) came out with tongues wagging, saying “no” to renewable marriage. Proposals for renewable marriages […]