National “Philippines for Life” Congress opens today

Our country’s pro-life movement will never be outdone.  After actively participating in yesterday’s protest rally at the Manila Summit, our pro-life advocates get together again these next two days in their tireless efforts to speak up in the defense of the cause of life.  May God continue to bless our country’s pro-life movement.


Cebu City plays host to another big gathering of luminaries and workers in the pro-life movement as the National “Philippines for Life” Congress 2012, organized by Human Life International (HLI) Pilipinas happens on November 16 and 17, 2012.  

The conference gathers pro-life leaders from the government, the Church and the private sector to impart their knowledge and insight on varied topics. Among the speakers are former Senator Francisco “Kit” Tatad, former Manila Mayor Jose “Lito” Atienza, Zambales Representative Ma. Milagros “Mitos” Magsaysay, Cagayan Representative Juan “Jackie” Ponce Enrile, Jr., HLI-Asia & Oceania director Dr. Ligaya Anacta-Acosta, CBCP Legal Office executive secretary Atty. Jo Aurea Imbong, former Supreme Court Justice Renato Corona, Pro-Life Philippines president Eric Manalang, and Cebu Catholic Charismatic Communities chair Fe Barino.

Titles of talks in the conference program include The Role of Vigilance in Preserving Faith & Freedom; Authentic Christian Citizenship: Call of the Hour; The State of Philippine Politics Today; RH and MDG: How to Mangle the Filipino Soul; Population and Good Governance: Real Keys to Philippine Progress.  Mass will be celebrated on the first day of the two-day event, with Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal presiding.


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