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CBCP head urges impeach court to heed SC ruling By Charlie V. Manalo 02/12/2012

Sunday, February 12, 2012

COMPLYING WITH TRO ON CORONA DOLLAR ACCOUNTS ‘ACADEMIC’

CBCP head urges impeach court to heed SC ruling

By Charlie V. Manalo 02/12/2012

As the nation awaits the decision of the Senate in its caucus tomorrow, on whether or not to compel Philippine Savings Bank (PSBank) president Pascual Garcia to produce records of the alleged foreign currency deposits of impeached Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Renato Corona, the head of a Catholic bishops’ group called on contending parties in the impeachment trial to respect the law and follow the SC temporary restraining order (TRO) on Corona’s dollar bank accounts.

Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) president Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma issued the call for the Senate, Malacañang and the House prosecution panel to comply with the SC decision restraining the issuance of a subpoena on the dollar accounts of Corona.

The SC en banc, voting 8 to 5, favored a petition of the Philippine Savings Bank (PSBank) that baring details of Corona’s accounts will violate Republic Act 6426 or the Foreign Currency Deposits Act..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/headlines/20120212hed1.html

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

The bishops take a position and therefore deserves an answer and here it is: "Fuq off"

Anonymous said...

These bishops. Pffff...

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