Category: OFFICIAL PBCI STATEMENTS

Our official view at PBCI on certain issues relevant to our work.

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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FINDING THE COMMON GROUND IN THE GPH-MILF PEACE TALKS

A VIEW FROM THE STAKEHOLDERS AND GRASSROOTS This is the official statement of the 2nd National Solidarity Conference on Mindanao.    We, the delegates of the 2nd National Solidarity Conference on Mindanao (NSCM II), representing religious leaders, business community, civil society organizations, indigenous peoples, women, youth, internally displaced persons and academe, gathered in Davao City …

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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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A POSITIVE MOVE TOWARDS PEACE AND RECONCILIATION

PCEC STATEMENT ON THE AQUINO-MURAD MEETING IN JAPAN The Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches (PCEC) — the largest network of Christian denominations, para-church organizations and local churches nationwide — views the meeting of President Benigno Aquino III and Chairman Al Haj Murad Ebrahim with respect and regards it as a positive move towards peace and …

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CLARK DECLARATION: PCEC 29TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

PeaceBuilders Community, Inc. (PBCI) is a signatory of this statement. We sense that God is moving the Church in the Philippines, through the power of the Holy Spirit, to help in the transformation of our land and people towards peace, justice, and righteousness. PBCI will specifically contribute peace and reconciliation training among church groups and …

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WE SUPPORT OPAPP SECRETARY TERESITA DELES

Peace Builders Community, Inc. strongly supports Sec. Teresita “Ging” Deles, and calls on the majority members of the Congress to act like a solid majority and support Sec. Deles to continue as the Presidential Adviser on Peace Process. We believe that she is sincere in her intentions with all the people concerned in implementing President …

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A CHRISTIAN UNDERSTANDING OF THE GRP-MILF MOA ON ANCESTRAL DOMAIN

The Peace Panels of both the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) met on July 28-29, 2009 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  This is good news as it ends the current impasse in the peace talks since August 2008. The two panels agreed on four points: 1.  Mutual effort …

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