Category: INTER-FAITH DIALOGUE

THE ZAMBOANGA CRISIS: TOWARD A CHURCH-BASED CONFLICT TRANSFORMATION

Introduction ​The Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches (PCEC), led by Bishop Efraim Tendero, recently sent a letter to His Excellency President Benigno Simeon Aquino III on August 31, 2013. As a national network of more than 30,000 churches and organizations, PCEC decided to address several issues of importance to the Philippine people. Its letter appealed …

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PCEC BISHOP LISTENS TO MILF ON HOW TO ENHANCE CHURCH’S SUPPORT TO PEACE TALKS

Cotabato City, May 14, 2013 — PCEC Bishop Efraim Tendero met with MILF Peace Panel Chairman Mohagher Iqbal this afternoon in Simuay, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao. Tendero asked Iqbal on how the Church can enhance its support to the GPH-MILF Peace Talks. Before answering Tendero’s question, Iqbal gave an update on the current state of the …

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WE WERE AT THE REAFFIRMATION OF KINSHIP BETWEEN MORO AND IP IN MINDANAO

March 7-8, 2012. The sound of the jembe drums greets us as we enter the Talaandig Ancestral Territory in Barangay Sungko, Municipality of Lantapan, Bukidnon Province. The long dirt road is lined with flags, each one representing a different tribe of Mindanao in honor of the guests who will arrive today for a historic gathering. …

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AN ALL OUT WAR WITH THE MILF IS NOT THE ANSWER

PCEC STATEMENT ON THE OCTOBER 2011 BASILAN CRISIS We grieve and condole from the depth of our hearts with the families and friends of those who were killed from all sides in Sitio Bakisung, Barangay Cambug, Municipality of Al Barka in Basilan last Tuesday, October 18, 2011.  In a battle that went from 5:30 AM …

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PBCI REMAINS POSITIVE ABOUT GPH-MILF PEACE NEGOTIATIONS

The PeaceBuilders Community, Inc. (PBCI)—a fellowship of Conflict Transformation specialists who are dreaming and working for a just, radical, and active non-violent transformation of our land—is confident that the peace negotiations between the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) will continue towards the path of peace and reconciliation between …

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PCEC ENGAGES MILF IN A PEACE DIALOGUE

09 MARCH 2011. COTABATO CITY—The Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches (PCEC) and the Peace Panel of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) held an inter-faith dialogue on the newly-resumed peace negotiations between the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the MILF. Bishop Efraim Tendero (PCEC National Director), Bishop John Tayoto (Chairman, PCEC Peace and Reconciliation …

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OUR GLOBAL PEACE COMMUNITY

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