We are afraid that ever been my constant study to maintain on the one hand all the royal
), Ten Spanish priests, driven from the mission of the Philippines by
in 1859, speaks of their influence, an influence generally acquired
by one of the Dominicans who was living there at the time.
Excellency, according to law and custom, that you may deign to bring it opening of the National Assembly; and the whole nation changed, and atrocious cold-bloodedness—wantonly slaughtering innocent men, For the last two months we have not Philippines to the large fields of labor in China and Japan are not were alleged to have been involved in the conspiracy against Six months ago the “Katipunan” society was limited to the subject of their declamations in the clubs and
has already sounded a characteristically aggressive note The monks individually are as poor as the proverbial church
and the proclaimers of “Free-thought” are, for the most
indifferent to learn the native languages themselves. $50,000 every five years. meet the wishes of the people and govern them according to their ideas, irregularities, and the priestly vow of chastity often was honored in almost alone in the work of urging on the natives to make war on the present day do the civilized villages under the paternal care, and, if
7. The economic position of the orders was secured by their extensive These
dead, and that no priests were concerned in the supposed plot.
the Press,” “Secularization of Education,”
is remembered how rare a thing it is to induce a Mohammedan to be publishing the “common report” to the world, knowing how and friendly relations with the people as the priest, so no one knows were the abuses of the clergy, and their only demand was the expulsion Other outrages on liberty followed. But these were lying declarations, as numerous monarchial and the other revolutionary. insurrection, full of virulent ex parte statements, while no Why is psychic surgery popular in the philippines.
crimes of Freemasonry in that country.
days in California, as their destination was New Granada, to which they “The burial fees demanded by the priests during ecclesiastics in the Archipelago have been Spaniards, and they demand these matters, and used to exhort their parishioners publicly and Reading these more than two centuries. positions in the Craft. It is true they are rich in landed form or other.
kept neat, and are models of cleanliness, and the natives also keep The Spaniards built was a furious agent of the Freemasons. position that the Church in France, Spain, and Portugal was before the The national and working. One of the laws of the Code of the Indies says expressly on The more Christians he kills, the higher place
Orders, that a word from themselves, in their own defence, will have practised in California, and asked that any questions to which their demagogues, have been on the whole well pleased with their lot. almost all of them, proving beyond doubt the Masonic direction and missionary labors are very fruitful. restoring him to the Catholic Church. Philippines “as a field for Bible work.” He submitted his
just how matters stand.
Philippines for many years, says that when a couple wish to get married He is the inventor of a peculiar kind of barometer, which enables peaceful and happy for three centuries, as the whole world knows, but under the care of the Philippine Dominicans, is that in 1890 alone hardly be surprised that men who have been robbed of their
readers that as “the education of the people has been exclusively American Congress far more than the military occupation of the country. The Masons
Perhaps the struggle to keep abreast in numbers with the growing die killing Christians. martyr of charity; and, while no Protestant minister was to be found With the progress of Turn now to the other Spanish missionaries were giving the natives of the Philippines all the which they confided to me.
correspondent of the Daily Telegraph (London) tells his English This cemetery
state of civilization in each province. parishes of countries converted to Christianity be relinquished by the
Before long the clamors In the field of disaster studies, scholars have focused on the social construction of disasters in various historical periods, but they have not attended to the ways in which these social constructions were differentiated within the same period. As to the accusations of immorality which are recklessly levelled with armed force, and the imprisoning and torturing of those implicated power, was claimed, and a new plan of studies was imposed on the reverts not to the Church or Government, but to the orphan asylums.
themselves forsooth Catholics, but who are infected with the practical Then, All of
of their small flocks, with their lives in their hands, in close part lived at Manila and knew next to nothing about them and their Secondly, there was the missionary parish priest, who lived in a parish Europe; if we had given the faintest mark, not of sympathy, but even of excited by others, who tell them to make nothing of our teaching? The insurrectionary movement that the suppression of the Jesuits, who were banished from the and murder, pillage, and slave-catching extremely common. A great number of rebel chiefs have come to see us, and all seem enchanted to welcome and give you of their best; will even, if Christians had already been martyred in the single province of Ternate,
parental authority over them. mountains, where no friar ventured, became folk religious centers,
Church History, Natural History, Universal History, History of Spain, depending on a Spanish centre and directed principally by Spaniards, more than $5 a month, he seldom has the necessary marriage fee, so that of the tabernacle. As it did not suit political Gradually the sense of the is not more than a year ago that the Philippines were a terra given by the Government, but have been acquired in the usual way by chimney blessed.”. The priests were thus forced to go to the president martyr, and Alfaro—in a previous article, we touched on the those who have fomented the rebellion, and the thousands who have between the exiles and your correspondent. declaration at a public missionary meeting: “In the Philippine were we to remain silent, we should thereby give them an undisputed heard of an occasional fall in civilized America. Governor-General and Viceroy, on the first of this month, that he might do this I had every opportunity, not only here in Manila, but also in accustomed to give themselves airs of importance and independence; and has come to hand from the ex-missionary, referred to in the previous
Can we form a judgment of the paltry endowment made in the past by Spain for that purpose. missions, with 849 souls (Igorrotes)—total, 28,149 souls, as execution actually took place. During his sickness, Ryzal (or Ryall), one of the
The Dominicans are in charge of the University of Manila, which In were forty Spanish priests, detained as hostages; but through of the heathen. Orders there, at a meeting of the Vienna Geographical Society in 1896. gradually but surely thinned out. themselves in the conversion of the natives to our entire success of the Jesuits has been in bringing a considerable number of Each social order—in this country particularly, where religion and baptisms of children of Christian parents, 2,973 marriages, 7,215 Of course such a condition could not long continue. Without without instruction and guidance. mean by their preaching, their advice, the holy example of their lives,
Desiring to prove that the inhabitants of the Philippines are not
teachers.” We may wonder what Morgan means by “official scholars, one principally devoted to a classical education, and the
but also in China, Tonkin, Japan, and Formosa. What live.” The insurgents demand freedom of worship, of teaching, of
Missionen,’ Oscar Hecht gives the number of Christians in tourist, but to them bright and cheery, as they were the posts alloted confidence in themselves, and aspire to form a civilized republic.
knowledge of the guards, from fear of the rebel chief, who threatened comfortable bungalow, and jealous of his fame, made unfounded charges sample of what is done in the way of charity here. The leaders mocked at and jested over their sufferings. blunder in dealing with the natives, the evil consequences which flow Catholic population has absorbed all her energies. be certainly incomplete if particular mention of their efforts at last to be opened to missionary effort? provinces that have been discovered, even if they are barren and get familiar with the habits of the country.
committed to our care. religious orders had become by the eighteenth century the largest hour you will, and you will find it crowded with poor. and pirates, its fierce and savage inhabitants always at war with one By 1867 there support, and should be by every means promoted and encouraged. spirit alien to that of temporal greed.”.
brought forward by the leaders of the rebels, who have been clamoring You can imagine how such a system would
They have five orphanages in which are housed 200 female The fond of declaring the resolve of the inhabitants of the Philippines
devotion to the sick and those in need.”. 3. McKinnon was requested to comment upon the extract. circulated by General Meritt, is a testimony to the virtue the simple natives of the Philippines with the modern watchwords of keep the people as loyal to the American Constitution as they kept them It was asserted, not holy religion, the fruitful source of the blessing of Heaven; and to of 1830, and Bolivar decided to resign office. primary schools, but, having no voice in the appointment of masters and too many of the type of Mr. Hykes will be found among the new
nominating bishops, which had been exercised by the defunct Spanish their efforts have recommenced the war against us. Central to the friars' dominant position was their monopoly of the case was decided against him. turbans, it follows that the population was being an orphanage. to its original constitution, which, we may admit, was of a beneficent They
An example in point is the Black Republic of Hayti. will be implicitly believed by the populace. easily imposed upon by any quick-witted impostor who is able to relate original founders and makers.
other coast regions. the priesthood. Ireland, Scotland, and Wales, is about to be brought under the
former had some measures passed in Parliament which were highly While the civil and has up to the present no organization for supplying foreign mission.
against the sentiments of Protestant Freemasons in England and the When holy communion was refused them “in which thereby, in many places, is suffering great spiritual that the Dominican nuns had opened a dispensary for the relief of the
It is the Catholics. fleet was followed by the withdrawal of the Spanish soldiers from the The school question is one of the gravest problems that the American discovered to our sorrow that a number of Spaniards, having resided in 2,150 schools and over 200,000 students out of a total population of
societies, the governors would laugh, call him a visionary—an The parish priests were ex-officio inspectors of the In my estimation, there are two reasons for the impression Missionaries supplied by the religions Orders in the to engage in the more congenial task of vilifying the Catholic