Respect SC, Aquino told

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While acknowledging President Benigno Aquino’s “right to express himself” on the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP),  Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines president Socrates Villegas said on Monday, July 14, the Supreme Court decision must likewise be respected. “We must respect the Supreme Court. Where there was error, there must be humble admission and immediate rectification,” the Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop said. In a statement, Villegas said that “when the rule of law is compromised, the common good becomes its victim.”

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