Sr. Patiricia Fox Mobilizes Church People for Engagement in People’s Issues While Waiting for DOJ Decision


Sr. Patricia Fox does not want to remain idle while waiting for the decision of the Department of Justice (DOJ) on her petition to reverse the deportation order for her issued by the Bureau of Immigration (BI). She continues to speak in gatherings of church people urging them to continue its progressive tradition of engagement … Continue reading Sr. Patiricia Fox Mobilizes Church People for Engagement in People’s Issues While Waiting for DOJ Decision

Sr. Patricia Fox Continues to Assert Solidarity with the Poor


With only a slim chance that she can make it to the Southern Tagalog launching of the Free Ben and Rita Alliance, Sr. Patricia Fox remains firm that she can still be with other church people, farmers, workers, development workers, professionals and students when the event happens on September 13. “I will still be there … Continue reading Sr. Patricia Fox Continues to Assert Solidarity with the Poor

Cross-stitch


(A poem by Benito Quilloy, ASCENT’s Senior Consultant, on the cross-stitch done by Rita Espinoza, ASCENT’s Project Staff. They are currently detained in Camp Crame, Quezon City on trumped-up charges.) Libu-libong maliliit na parisukat Sa telang parang banig Na may takdang sukat Isang tusok ng karayom Bawat parisukat Taglay ang tatlong suson Ng sinulid na … Continue reading Cross-stitch

Serious menace afflicting inmates


(This article was also published by the Philippine Daily Inquirer http://opinion.inquirer.net/112047/serious-menace-afflicting-inmates) In my short time of incarceration, I have witnessed three incidents which prompted me to write this letter. 1) A suicide attempt of an inmate. I think he has post-traumatic stress disorder because of betrayal and the effects of the series of bombings in … Continue reading Serious menace afflicting inmates