Basagan ng Trip with Leloy Claudio: Catholic faith responses to political crisis


MANILA, Philippines – The Catholic Church has always played a key role in historic junctures in our national life – like the bloodless 1986 EDSA People Power Revolution.

History teacher Leloy Cladio talks to De La Salle University president Brother Armin Luistro and Jesuit theology professor Fr Albert Alejo about Church response to political challenges.

How should the Church respond to the unique challenges it is now confronting in the time of Duterte and social media?

How does a priest deal with being a Christian and Filipino? How do religious leaders respond in a relevant way to the needs of the faithful who are victims of extrajudicial killings? How does President Rodrigo Duterte's unrelenting attacks against the clergy affect their work? How do they continue to nurture the moral fiber of their flock in the face of a foul-mouthed and misogynist leader?

Watch and learn from this enlightening episode. –