Celdran mum over guilty verdict but will appeal to SC

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MANILA, Philippines – Reproductive Health Bill advocate Carlos Celdran wants to keep silent and be with his family first after a local court found him “guilty” of “offending religious feeling” under Article 133 of the Revised Penal Code, according to a report on Radyo Inquirer 990AM Tuesday.

The report quoted Celdran as saying that he was going to appeal the ruling to the Supreme Court, warning that this served as a threat to the freedom of speech for all Filipinos.

Celdran gained notoriety when on Sept. 30, 2010, he staged a protest, at the Manila Cathedral where, dressed as the Filipino national hero Jose Rizal, he shouted that the church should stop meddling in government affairs while holding a “Damaso” sign referring to “Padre Damaso,” the antagonist priest in Rizal’s Noli Me Tangere.

The Metropolitan Trial Court on Monday released its ruling that found Celdran guilty. Based on the decision by MeTC Branch 4 Judge Juan Bermejo Jr., Celdran was meted an indeterminate sentence of 2 months and 21 days of imprisonment to a maximum of one year, 1 month and 11 days of imprisonment. John Daryl Dimalanta

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  • magiting78

    Wag ka na umapela…tatagal lang kaso mo tapos n yung 2 months mo hnd p n didinig apela mo at the end guilty ka din hahaha pinahaba mo lang suffering mo..tumino k n kasi wag epallll

    • LAD

       magdala ng maraming pamada sa preso para enjoy

      • magiting78

        Hahaha sya nga naman dala sya pamada kung hnd wasak wetpaks nya dun…

      • Jerry_SeinfeId

        cge magsama kayo ni sarapbuhay, anyways pareho kayong utak biya.

      • magiting78

        Ikaw hnd utak dilis…ilabas mo argumento mo para pag usapan natin nang malaman natin cno utak biya at utak dilis…response mo puro walang laman..do you think may mag reresponse sau n may laman…lolz

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_GEFKD23VGMA54XA4WH4R4AWQUM alfred

      dapat nga sa kanya 2 years eh…BASTOS!

      • Jerry_SeinfeId

        ikaw naman tanga

  • vilmavee

    That should be your penance for being so arrogant and proud.  I hope this will teach you a good lesson that your so called “freedom of speech” is not a license to offend any one’s or any religious denomination’s sensibilities.  Nasabi pa na Katoliko ka!!!!  Dapat nga ma excommunicate ka.  Salbahe ka to the MAX!!!!!!

    • Jerry_SeinfeId

      Ang mga mahihirap na katulad mo talagang umaasa na lang sa grasya na ibibigay ng simbahan. Sige ipagdasal mo manalo ka sa LOTTO or magkaroon ka ng UTAK.

  • dxdaistar

    anong freedom of speech…sa loob ng simbahan?
    gawin mo sa labas ng simbahan yong freedom of speech mo. buti na lang sa loob ng catholic church mo ginawa at buhay ka pa.
    kung sa loob ng mosque, baka di ka na nakalabas ng buhay.

    • Jerry_SeinfeId

      masyado naman yata mababa ang pagtingin mo sa mga MUSLIM, sinasabi mo ba na MAMAMATAY TAO ANG MGA MUSLIM at ang mga KRISTIYANO MAHUHUSAY? Tanga mo uIoI !

      • dxdaistar

        ikaw ang TANGA! nag sipsip ka pa sa mga Muslim. Sige subukan mong gawin sa loob ng mosque yong ginawa ni Celdran. OGA G mo!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/ON7OVYELIEWW7U25MAF7XD36WU Cubano

    para na tayong nasa taliban country…

  • just_the_guy

    Bastos si Celdran. Period.

    • Jerry_SeinfeId

      At si just_the_guy naman, BOBO!

  • LAD

    magdala ka ng maraming pomada sa loob ng preso para enjoy….dami sila dun

    • Jerry_SeinfeId

      Bobo #4 = sarapbuhay

      • LAD

         mas BOBO ka pati nanay at tatay mo. boung lahi mo …. ay di mo nga pala alam yun, di mo rin nga pala alam kung ano bastos

      • LAD

         yung kabastusan ng lahi nyo idadaan nyo sa pa intelektual effect kono… pwe …basta bastos lahi mo ..pa seinfeld seinfeld ka pa… kupal

  • Victor Magallanes

    “…warning that this served as a threat to the freedom of speech for all Filipinos.” Huh? How presumptuous could Celdran get? If he did his act at Plaza Miranda or perhaps EDSA, he would have not violated any law. However, his pompous and arrogant attitude got the better of him that is why he should suffer the consequences. 

    This is a desperate attempt of Celdran to link his felony as a threat to our freedom of speech. But we know better than that. Man up Celdran and put your big boy pants on. Don’t try to fool us with your glib tongue. That only works with.. ah, well that is another issue.

    • Jerry_SeinfeId

      Bobo #3 = VICTOR MAGALLANES

  • magiting78

    Freedom of Speech???? Hmmm kung ginawa mo yan sa gitna n edsa o kaya nag lalakad k sa edsa n nag sisigaw walang huhuli sau dun karapatan mo yun subalit ang ginulo pook sambahan….magsi tigil ka dyan k sa kulungan ng matuto ka…

    • Jerry_SeinfeId

      Bobo #2 = magiting78

      • magiting78

        Hahaha kawawa ka naman puro yan ang response mo bakit hnd ka sumagot ng may argumento para malaman kung reasonable ang ginawa nya….Ganyan ang mga sagot nang isang mang-mang….

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/7GMD4LSF4UNITVPJGST3CJVMVA David

    ok lang magprotesta kahit ano pa… pero kug babastusin mo ang isang institution at sa loob mismo, aba’y makulong ka. wala kang respeto sa kapwa mo. dun ka sa kulungan mag protest, sure na walang magsasampa sayo ng kaso…

    • Jerry_SeinfeId

      Bobo #1 = DAVID

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/7GMD4LSF4UNITVPJGST3CJVMVA David

         name calling is the lowest form of argument…. it reflects who you are.

    • donsupremo

      at hindi lang yun… hindi ba ma makasaysayan na mag drama ka sa loob ng kunlungan… pag ayos ang drama ni celdran na yan hindi ba siya pwedeng ma party list ng mga gay community para maging congressman or senador ng mga bading sa pinas?  

      Hindi ba batas na RH Law? di wala na siya ma sabi dahil mission success na siya di ba? di ano pa di maging politico na lang dapat siya hindi ba? 

      hindi ba niya kamag anank yung celdran sa malacanyang? Hindi ba nag la-lalad lad ng dahan dahan na may layunin ang ding na ito maging politiko din siya(celdran)?

      hindi ba mejo ma drama masyado yang gimiick na yan? at sobrang over kill sa media exposure sa mantalang hindi ba menor na krimen lang naman di ba?

      Hindi ba ma apela sa mataas na korte yan conviction na yan? Hindi ba siya first offender at hindi ba siya eligible for probation?

      Hindi ba nag labas na ang presidente na may sentimyento pabor sa ding na yan eh di madaling maka kuha ng presidential pardon yan or application for parole? di ba?

  • Jerry_SeinfeId

    Walang dapat ibigay sa isang institusyon na wala din respeto at walang pakiaalam sa mga nagugutom na mahihirap at mangmang. Mabuhay ka Carlos Celdran! 

  • $20722540

    celdran, be respectful of other people’s rights.  you can continue to protest anything about the church in luneta – ikaw lang mag-isa doon.  kulang ka lang naman sa pansin!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/NV25ZPWMBDYFXEYR3AWQ43ZS5E Hein S

    We support you Carlos!!!!

    Be STRONG!!!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/VS5EYSP4FPOTVQCJZ24NRE6Z2M Edgardo Mendoza

    OBISPO MALAKAS KAY LORD KAYA CELDRAN JESUITS LOVE YOU PASOK KA SA SELDA WALA KANG MAGAGAWA MAG REGALO KA KASI NG MONTERO PATATAWARIN KA NG CBCP BISHOPS SALOT SA PINAS NAG SASABI LANG SIYA NG 220 NA OBISPO GUS2 MAG PARAMI NG BATANG HUBO! GINAGAWANG POULTRY ANG PINAS NG BATANG HUBO! MABUHAY KA CELDRAN TUNAY KA PILIPINO NAG SASABI NG 22O

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/VS5EYSP4FPOTVQCJZ24NRE6Z2M Edgardo Mendoza

    SATANAS CARNIVAL TAGLE DAMASO SALOT SA PILIPINAS! CBCP BISHOPS DYABLO!

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