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(From Philippine Daily Inquirer)
Byline: Rina Jiemenz-David
THEY did not really pursue the truth is Archbishop Angel Lagdameos dry assessment of the impeachment proceedings against President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo last year. Lagdameo, the newly elected president of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines, was speaking at a press conference during which he read one of two CBCP statements on the national situation.
Echoing Lagdameos point of view, the bishops statement called on President Macapagal-Arroyo to pursue relentlessly the truth behind the Hello Garci tapes and the allegations of electoral fraud these gave rise to. They also firmly opposed moves to cancel the 2007 elections, which is one of the carrots being waved at lawmakers and local government officials to get them to join the campaign to amend the Constitution. …