Let's put an end to political dynasties

"The State shall guarantee equal access to opportunities for public service, and prohibit political dynasties as may be defined by law."

Christian Education on Politics (Videos)

Posted 16 days ago

14 February 2015
“Philippine politics–the way it is practiced–has been most hurtful of us as a people.  It is possibly the biggest bane in our life as a nation and the most pernicious obstacle to our achieving of full human development.

Ang Kabataang Pilipino (Video)

Posted 16 days ago

11 March 2015
This 5-minute video is dedicated to the Filipino youth.

The role of the youth in nation-building occupies a central place. Youth are building
blocks of a nation.

Video: Political Dynasty and the People’s Initiative

Posted 371 days ago

21 March 2014
POLITICAL DYNASTY. Despite the Constitutional prohibition (Article II, Section 26), political dynasties have been a present staple in Philippine political arena. Many have pointed that such oligarchy is the root problem of all the corruption in government.

Political dynasties…how we can get it out of our system

Posted 416 days ago

People’s initiative: New people power?
Among the many innovations in the 1987 Philippine Constitution, one facet of the fundamental law stands out among the rest, and this is the right given to the people through people’s initiative – in the amendatory process of the Constitution (Article XVII, Section 2), and directly proposing and enacting laws or approving or rejecting any act or law (Article VI, Section 32).

Common good is common sense

Posted 569 days ago

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The common good is the “sum total of social conditions which allow people, either as groups or individuals, to reach their fulfillment more fully and easily.” (#74 Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World.)
“The principle of the common good, to which every aspect of social life must be related if it is to attain its fuller meaning, stems from the dignity and equality of all people.  

People’s initiative to end political dynasties

Posted 763 days ago


The problem(s) we see

Posted 12 days ago

15 March 2015

Kapatiran Party at the 9th International Conference on Catholic Social Thought

Posted 28 days ago

27 February 2015
Leong Hall
Ateneo de Manila University
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9th International Symposium on Catholic Social Thought and Management Education

Posted 33 days ago

22 February 2015
John A. Ryan Institute for Catholic Social Thought Organizes International Conference in Manila on “Prosperity, Poverty and the Purpose of Business”
The John A. Ryan Institute for Catholic Social Thought of the Center for Catholic Studies is organizing its upcoming conference on “Prosperity, Poverty and the Purpose of Business: Rediscovering Integral Human Development in the Catholic Social Tradition.” The conference, co-sponsored by Ateneo de Manila University, De La Salle University and De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde (Philippines), St.

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