Bishops warn voters vs overspending candidates
Posted by akosistella on March 15, 2010
Sixteen members of the Catholic prelate led by Manila Archbishop Gaudencio Cardinal Rosales called on voters on Saturday to beware of overspending candidates, saying that lavish campaign expenses in the past did not prove beneficial to the country.
“Excessive campaign expenses in the past did not augur good and responsive governance,” Cardinal Rosales along with 15 other bishops belonging to the Manila Metropolitan Ecclesiastical Province said in a pastoral statement on Saturday, excerpts of which were posted on the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines news site.
Pastor getting mixed messages from Cory, ma
DAVAO CITY—HE’S GETTING there but even the divine may be having a hard time discerning the candidates.
Evangelist Apollo Quiboloy on Friday said he had had “initial visions” about whom to support for president.
But while waiting for “divine intervention,” he said he was torn between Sen. Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III and Sen. Manuel “Manny” Villar.