IN SOLIDARITY, we feel the helplessness of persons who have been falsely accused and, afraid that they may not have a fair chance to prove their innocence, seek solace and justice through prayer. We understand and support the call of the Church for the faithful to stand together and storm heaven with prayer for several individuals, including bishops and priests, accused of sedition and/or inciting to overthrow the government. The call was made earlier by Manila archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle, who asked last Sunday that a “Prayer for the Nation” that he composed for the special intention be recited in Sunday masses this month. Also starting today, prayers began in the archdiocese will be amplified nationwide on instructions of Davao archbishop Romulo Valles, president of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines, who vouched for the innocence of the clergymen accused of sedition and related crimes. The charges arose from the Ang Totoong … [Read more...] about Bishops on sedition charges: Let’s pray!