Quote of the Day

Our quote of the day comes from Fr. Rex Reyes, the new head of the National Council of Churches in the Philippines:

“I will definitely strengthen the program on indigenous peoples, not because I am an indigenous person myself, but because the churches can also learn a lot from indigenous peoples’ sense of justice, community and stewardship of creation.”

“As Christians, we have to affirm all that is good in the culture of our indigenous communities. We can affirm, for example, the strong sense of community and culture of sharing of indigenous peoples as our safeguard against the individualist and consumerist values being pushed by capitalist globalization.”

Read the Inquirer story here. And our first post on Padi Rex is here.

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