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Bishop, nature watchdog appeal to public not to litter on cemeteries 10/30/2011

Sunday, October 30, 2011

Bishop, nature watchdog appeal to public not to litter on cemeteries

10/30/2011
A Catholic bishop and an environmental watchdog have jointly appealed to the public not to trash the cemeteries as millions are expected to remember their dearly departed loved ones on Nov. 1 and 2.

In a combined appeal, Caloocan Bishop Deogracias Iiguez and the EcoWaste Coalition called for a simple and waste-free commemoration of Undas in the light of the countrys unrelenting problem with garbage.

I exhort everyone to keep our cemeteries safe and clean, said Bishop Iiguez who also heads the Public Affairs Committee of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP).

Please dont leave any trash behind. With public cooperation, we can turn the tide on trash and make Undas a pleasant occasion for all, especially for Mother Nature, he said..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/nation/20111030nat3.html

1 comment

Jesusa Bernardo said...

oo naman. dapat lang.

"I exhort everyone to keep our cemeteries safe and clean, said Bishop Iiguez who also heads the Public Affairs Committee of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP).

"Please dont leave any trash behind. With public cooperation, we can turn the tide on trash and make Undas a pleasant occasion for all, especially for Mother Nature, he said."

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