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Bishop to Noynoy: Be afraid ‘land hoarders’ By Pat C. Santos 02/19/2012

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Bishop to Noynoy: Be afraid ‘land hoarders’

By Pat C. Santos 02/19/2012

An official of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines is asking what is keeping the Aquino administration from implementing a Supreme Court order upholding land distribution at the vast Hacienda Luisita estate of the Cojuangco-Aquino clan of President Aquino.

CBCP-National Secretariat for Social Action, Justice and Peace (CBCP-NASSA) chairman and Manila Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo also expressed his disappointment over President Aquino’s silence on the land reform issue.

Citing the Scriptures, Pabillo said “land hoarders should be afraid of their fate when they leave this world as they continue to deny justice to the farmers and farmworkers of Hacienda Luisita.”.... MORE

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