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Group slams gov't official for 'hysterical red-tagging' of activist nun

Jun 20, 2020 - 3:25 PM

The Movement Against Tyranny is demanding a public apology from NTF-ELCAC Spokesperson and PCOO Undersecretary Lorraine Badoy for making 'condemnable' allegations against Sister Mary John Mananzan that has put the nun's 'life and liberty in peril'

IN SOLIDARITY. St. Scholastica College's Vice President of External Affairs and Director of the Institute of Women's Studies Sister Mary John Mananzan delivers the opening remarks at the 13th Hildegarde Awards in St. Scholastica's College on April 24, 2019.

[REFLECTIONS] Turning the coronavirus crisis into opportunity

Apr 04, 2020 - 11:59 AM

A spiritual teacher, Eckhart Tolle, gives us a piece of advice to overcome negative emotions: Live in the now

FALSE: Nun Mary John Mananzan calls for ouster of Duterte

May 30, 2019 - 12:09 PM

Sr Mary John Mananzan has been a staunch critic of the Duterte administration, but she hasn't called for the ouster of Duterte and his replacement by Robredo

7 Last Words reflection: 'I thirst'

Apr 18, 2019 - 12:01 PM

Christ’s thirst was not only physical. It is the agonizing cry of one who is surrounded by blindness, hardness of heart, cruelty.

'Walang dignity': PNP urged to loosen 'excessive' security for De Lima

Feb 11, 2019 - 6:19 PM

Supporters of Leila de Lima want the senator to be transported to and from Camp Crame 'with dignity'

TOO MUCH? Police flank detained Leila de Lima as she is escorted back to Camp Crame from a court hearing. Photo from Sister Mary John Mananzan

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Jun 19, 2018 - 12:08 PM

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Duterte's cursing is affecting the youth, experts say

Jun 18, 2018 - 7:40 PM

'Because he is President, he should not speak like that,' says former St Scholastica's College president Sister Mary John Mananzan

AFFECTING STUDENTS. Alliance of Concerned Teachers Representative Frances Castro, former St. Scholastica President Sister Mary John Mananzan, St; Scholastica Outgoing Dean of Arts and Sciences Asuncion Azcuna, and Universidad de Manila Dean of Engineering Elmer Pineda say teachers try to teach students how to treat and speak to one another properly. Photo by Sofia Tomacruz/Rappler

Filipinos facing threat 'worse than Martial Law'

Feb 25, 2018 - 11:25 PM

'We are seeing an erosion of our moral fiber as a people,' says an activist nun as the Philippines marks the 32nd anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution

EDSA 32. Activist nun Sister Mary John Mananzan speaks at a rally at the People Power Monument to mark the 32nd anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution on February 24, 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

A different Undas: Remembering the victims of the drug war

Oct 31, 2017 - 11:34 AM

Families of victims of drug-related deaths gather to remember their loved ones, and to pray for justice

REMEMBERING. Widows, mothers, and sympathizers light candles for the slain victims of the extra-judicial killings. Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

'Euphoric,' nun says as Filipinos speak up vs tyranny

Sep 21, 2017 - 11:02 PM

'Nakakataba ng puso 'yon kasi hindi na sila tahimik,' Sister Mary John Mananzan says as thousands stage rallies against the Duterte administration's abuses

'EUPHORIC' DAY. Sister Mary John Mananzan says on September 21, 2017, that it fills her heart that people now have the courage to speak against the Duterte administration's abuses. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

Feminists slam Duterte, Pia Cayetano for 'enabling' misogyny

May 17, 2017 - 1:56 PM

We cannot allow women who pretend to be for women and then enable misogynists in positions of power Hello Pia Cayetano and hello other women’s groups that are in alliance with this President says Meggan Evangelista of Babaylanes Incorporated

DUTERTE-CAYETANO? The popular Davao City mayor meets with senators Alan Peter and Pia Cayetano on September 29, 2015 in Davao City. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

'I am a nun but I am pro-RH law' – Sr Mary John Mananzan

May 16, 2017 - 4:45 PM

At a forum that seeks to unite women Sr Mary John Mananzan hits critics of the reproductive health law – including bishops

Recalling the past, looking to the future: X users react to #EDSA30

Feb 26, 2016 - 10:42 PM

X users share their experiences from EDSA I and their hopes for the Philippines 30 years after the People Power Revolution

WATCH: Sr Mary John Mananzan reacts to youth's views on People Power

Feb 25, 2016 - 12:36 PM

The activist nun reads – and reacts to – the youth s tweets and Facebook posts about the EDSA revolution

'Pope Francis needs more exposure to women's struggles'

Nov 26, 2014 - 4:55 PM

Sister Mary John Mananzan a nun activist for women s rights says Pope Francis seems to have it all save for one – sufficient exposure to the struggles of women

What role should today's Church play in politics?

Nov 23, 2014 - 12:30 PM

It will be very difficult to go back to an era when the Church treated the state as its instrument

CHURCH AND POLITICS. Panelists Mary John Mananzan (L), Melba Maggay (C), and Randy David (R) talk about the role of Church in politics. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Women launch movement for peace participation in Mindanao

Feb 26, 2014 - 6:45 PM

Women should have a seat at the table of decision makers who will build the peace in Mindanao