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5 Ateneo university presidents join condemning Bongbong Marcos for historical revision

March 10, 2016 Leave a comment

412 Ateneo professors first release the condemnation letter recently. it has now ballooned to 512 signing the letter which includes 5 presidents of Ateneo universities, all Jesuits.

praise Ateneo and praise the Jesuits.

 

MANILA, Philippines – Leaders of the Philippines’ 5 Ateneo universities, run by the biggest religious order in the Catholic Church, joined the call against the “revision of history” by Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.

Like nearly 530 others as of Monday, March 7, the 5 Ateneo presidents signed a statement titled, “We are not blind to the darkness and oppression of the Marcos years!”

Initially released on March 2, it is a statement “of concerned members of the Ateneo de Manila University on the martial law regime and Bongbong Marcos’ revision of history.”

The statement was initially signed by at least 412 members of the Ateneo community, a number that rose by more than a hundred in less than a week.

The following Jesuit leaders lent their weight to the statement:

  • Father Jose Ramon Villarin, SJ, president, Ateneo de Manila University
  • Father Primitivo Viray, SJ, president, Ateneo de Naga University
  • Father Joel Tabora, SJ, president, Ateneo de Davao University
  • Father Roberto Yap, SJ, president, Xavier University/Ateneo de Cagayan
  • Father Karel San Juan, SJ, president, Ateneo de Zamboanga University

source : http://www.rappler.com/nation/politics/elections/2016/124969-ateneo-presidents-marcos-statement-signatures

 

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