When acts of deceit, corruption, and shamelessness are being tolerated, even accepted as an inescapable norm, the cycles of poverty, inequality, and injustice would never end.
You deserve better. We deserve better. But we cannot just let somebody else solve our problems. The time is long overdue for you to stop being enamored by this romanticized dream that never existed. Wake up!
The names may have changed, but our circumstances remain as dire, perhaps even worse, than they were 36 years ago. The imperative to protect our democracy must remain as strong, and translated to meaningful change.
“We will proclaim what is true, just, and right. That is our moral obligation,” said Bishop Jose Colin Bagaforo, national director of Caritas Philippines
The prelate also urged voters to support candidates who are “credible and honest,” adding that there are candidates who are “untruthful.”