Quezon, the “Inconsistent”

Quezon, the “Inconsistent”

The last days of a great leader Quezon, the "Inconsistent" by Rev. Pacifico R. Ortiz, S.J. (As printed in The Cross, Vol. 1, No. 2, February, 1946)      (Manuel Luis Quezon, beloved of his people, died in exile fighting for the cause of his country in the highest council of the allied nations. Here, for … Continue reading Quezon, the “Inconsistent”

Faith and the Filipino Peasant

Faith and the Filipino Peasant

By Horacio de la Costa, S.J. (As printed in The Cross, Vol. 1, No. 3, April, 1946) A discussion of the faith of the Filipino peasant brings us to men like Father Isaias Edralin, S.J., who stands as a definite and crushing answer to the ultimate Aglipayan fallacy. The foreign missionary can of course, by … Continue reading Faith and the Filipino Peasant

CRIME AND PUNISHMENT

CRIME AND PUNISHMENT

The Death Penalty, Argues Author, Is Neither Necessary Nor Notably Effective in Deterring Crime. by Hospicio L. Neri Manila (As printed in the January 4, 1969 issue of the Philippines Free Press) THE ELECTRIC CHAIR represents in our society the ultimate range and power of law and justice in our country. Is capital punishment morally … Continue reading CRIME AND PUNISHMENT

HOUSES IN THE OLD DAYS

HOUSES IN THE OLD DAYS

Yesterday’s “Silong” And “Cuartito” Revisited. by Narciso Cordero Manila (As printed in the January 4, 1969 issue of the Philippines Free Press) HOUSES AND HOMES, though not the same, are closely interrelated. The house is a material and physical creation. The home is a spiritual and psychological association. The development of the one follows the … Continue reading HOUSES IN THE OLD DAYS