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CAGAYAN DE ORO
CAGAYAN DE ORO
Orlando P. Carvajal
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Carvajal: Gifted to Give?
My worst fears were confirmed when the CBCP announced the theme for next year’s celebration of 500 years of Christianity: “Gifted to Give.” Taken at its face value it is a spiritually uplifting theme. I can imagine how a religious ...
From 326 days ago
Carvajal: The issue is violence
A RECENT editorial (“So ‘80s”) in this paper premised its defense of the Makabayan bloc on the generally admitted fact that it is “the whole sickening thing of inequity in this country that breeds insurgency.” It tagged the whole spectrum ...
From 328 days ago
Carvajal: Nothing partisan helps
A FRIEND asked for my take on the Ateneo students’ call for nationwide academic strike against the Duterte government. He was glad but confused that they would demonstrate for reasons other than the country’s burning social problems.I was also glad ...
From 333 days ago
Carvajal: Silent slayer
No, I am not talking about a silent killer of people but about a most efficient slayer of competence and honesty in government offices at all levels, the padrino system. It runs silent behind the scenes with devastating effect.Padrino is ...
From 335 days ago
Carvajal: Locking God out
Monday this week was a blessed day for me. For the first time since I left the priesthood, I heard the confession of a former co-worker, 78-year-old Nang Caling, who is terminally ill of cancer.This is not exactly the first ...
From 340 days ago
Carvajal: Newer and closer to normal
“NORMAL” describes a state that is within standard specifications. Like an adult’s normal body temperature ranges from 36.1 to 37.5 degrees Centigrade. Lower or higher is abnormal.Similarly, the normal output of any government is a universally prosperous and progressive citizenry. ...
From 342 days ago
Carvajal: Dubious legacy
“When you are at the top, be careful of the monster called PRIDE. Pride will make you look down on the people who haven’t attained your level of success.” Nelson Mandela.Filipinos are most vulnerable to the pride monster because of ...
From 347 days ago
Carvajal: In search of soul
US President-elect Joe Biden, in his victory speech to the American people, highlighted the difficult and arduous task of unifying a “deeply divided America,” of restoring “America’s sense of purpose,” of “healing the soul of America” so every American gets ...
From 349 days ago
Carvajal: Price of ambivalence
TIME was when South Korea was an extremely poor country while the Philippines was rich, its robust economy second only to Japan’s in the region. So what happened to us? Why are we now lagging so far behind South Korea’s ...
From 354 days ago
HAVING advocated in my last column for a mass movement to seek a new constitution, I must hasten to add it will be difficult to do so without being red-tagged by the military. However, it will not be entirely the ...
From 356 days ago