Monthly Archives: January 2017

Choice, Freedom and Truth

This letter to the editor appeared in the January 23, 2016 issue of the Inquirer. This refers to the Inquirer’s Jan. 14 editorial (“Freedom of Informed Choice,” Opinion) which lauds President Duterte’s executive order directing certain government departments to implement the Reproductive Health Act. It also mentioned the Catholic Church as opposing the passing of […]

The Church and AIDS

I would like to make a commentary on the December 1, 2016 Inquirer editorial “26 New HIV Cases daily”. The article stated: “The Catholic Church shares the responsibility for abetting the HIV/AIDS crisis, with its continued condemnation of condom use because — as its bishops have said repeatedly, the prophylactic might be used by couples […]

Public Morality and Morality

My attention was recently caught by a Supreme Court (SC) decision penned by Justice Bienvenido L. Reyes in January 2015. It seemed to me that it was based on flawed reasoning or that it even lacked any basis or reason. The case is about Cheryll Santos Leus who was “hired by St. Scholastica’s College Westgrove […]