Monthly Archives: February 2013

Understanding the Pope, Understanding the Church

Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation has drawn much commentaries and opinions from everyone. Many of these comments are about the Church’s present state and its future. Take for instance Inquirer’s February 15, 2013 editorial: “Did he push back the reforms of Vatican II?… Did he make the Church more conservative? Set aside the fundamental futility of […]

Your Rights and My Rights

In the Inquirer editorial for February 1, 2013, the author of the article put forward the proposal that article 133 of the Revised Penal Code be “excise[d] out of the RPC.” This article of the penal code reads as follows: “Offending the religious feelings. — The penalty of arresto mayor in its maximum period to […]