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Filipino Catholics should not kid themselves that the next Pope will be their countryman in the person of Luis Cardinal Tagle.

The next Pope will most likely be an Italian as Italians dominated the papacy for 445 years before the election of Polish-born John Paul in 1978.

The election in 2005 of Pope Benedict, a German who resigned recently, was also a fluke like that of John Paul’s.

Italian cardinals outnumber their fellow cardinals from other countries and naturally will want an Italian to get back the throne.

Although only two Italian cardinals have been mentioned as candidates to the papacy—Angelo Scola and Gianfranco Ravasi—there are more Italians who are eyeing the position of the top honcho in the Catholic world.

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Filipino bishops and priests, who are more popish than the Pope, have been responsible for blocking the passage of a law on divorce.

The Philippines is the only country in the world that forbids a married couple to divorce each other even if they no longer love each other.

But the local Catholic Church allows  an  annulment which amounts to divorce.  The only difference is the name.

If that’s not hypocrisy, I don’t know what is.

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Customs Commissioner Ruffy Biazon’s complaint that he was not informed  that one of his subordinates was going to be arrested for extortion raises eyebrows.

Renato Palagan, field director of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) assigned at the Manila International Container Port (MICP), was arrested in a sting operation by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI).

Palagan allegedly demanded P40,000 from a licensed broker for the release of a certain  shipment.

Biazon said he should have been told about the sting operation inside the customs zone.

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The customs chief  said he would write a letter to NBI Director Caesar Nonnatus Rojas to complain about the sting operation.

“I support anticorruption operations and activities by government agencies, especially law enforcement units. In fact, I encourage the public to report and file complaints against erring BOC personnel,” said Biazon.

If the NBI had informed Biazon before setting the trap for  Palagan, chances are he  wouldn’t have been caught red-

handed.

Palagan works in  an office directly under Biazon.

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In effect, Biazon is saying that if there is a complaint against a corrupt subordinate he should make the arrest.

But since when have customs authorities set a trap for corrupt officials or employees that led to their apprehension?

What’s wrong with other law enforcement agencies—like the NBI and Philippine National Police (PNP)—apprehending extortionists inside the customs zone?

If Biazon and his customs police are having a hard time arresting corrupt customs personnel, shouldn’t they welcome help from the NBI and the PNP?

If the customs chief insists that he and he alone should arrest and punish his erring men, then he opens himself to accusations that he’s condoning their corrupt ways.

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By the way, a customs source says that the mother of a customs official has been seen talking to importers and brokers who are reportedly engaged in technical smuggling.

What’s her business talking to these people?

Unless, of course, she’s doing it for her son.

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  • Noel

    First of all, the Vatican and the Catholic Church are not ready yet for a non-white Pope.  Unlike Obama who was elected by all sectors in the US including Blacks, Latinos and Asians, most of the Cardinals now in Vatican who are going to cast their votes are Caucasians.  Furthermore, the Vatican and the world know how corrupt, abusive and meddlesome the Catholic Church in the Philippines is.  If Tagle could not even solve the problems in the Phl, how could he lead the church world wide?

    • parengtony

      Unfounded and uncalled for.

      • batangpaslit

        bakit “unfounded”? ‘di mo ba nakikita ang mga pangyayari?
        or
        you are blinded by your rabid fanaticism that you refuse to acknowledge truth?

      • spider69

        BAKA MAGISING SIYA SA KATOTOHANAN KAPAG SIYA AY NABUNDOL NG PAJERO NG OBISPO.

      • parengtony

        Si Cardinal Tagle ang pinaguusapan at wala siyang pajero. Bisikleta meron. You guys are entitled to your own opinions but not to your own facts (as the saying goes).

      • parengtony

        Precisely my point that your put down on Cardinal Tagle as a person has not been provided any real basis.

      • Carlos_Iho

        Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, even if one is bereft of any knowledge.  It remains only an opinion, much the same as say conversations about computers by fishmongers.

      • Noel

        Unfounded?  You could have been born millions of years ago.  Check and review the church history both domestic and around the world.  A clear example was the “Great Inquisition”. 

      • parengtony

        “If Tagle could not even solve the problems in the Phl, how could he lead the church world wide?”

        Cardinal Tagle was appointed cardinal only a few months ago. So what is your basis for this conclusion?

      • http://Yahoo.com/ Ragdeleafar

        In other words ‘new’ can never be head (lead) or solve problems of the ‘very old’ organization particularly so if it’s world wide???

    • batangpaslit

      may punto

    • spider69

      you forgot to mention the Pajero’s boys of CBCP.

  • desi derata

    Parang bata itong si Tulfo.

  • http://twitter.com/OJ_MD Raul Ojeda Jr.

    not related sa topics above but sa previous articles. Sir, nasaan na kaya yung nabanggit nyo na mga MNLF or other muslims na nakarating ng sabah as reinforcements na mga tausugs? kasi kung meron, dapat mararamdaman natin na nakakaneutralize sila ng malaysian forces. di kaya mali ang info na naibigay sa inyo kaya patuloy na nagiging kawawa ang mga pilipino sa sabah?

  • Carlos_Iho

    Marriage is a civil as well as religious pact.  Divorce is a civil action that addresses only the civil aspect and couples should have the means to undo this pact when the union no longer works, much the same way as termination of contracts.

    The religious can address the religious aspect.

  • f35

    The next Pope will most likely be an Italian as Italians dominated the papacy for 445 years before the election of Polish-born John Paul in 1978. Italian cardinals outnumber their fellow cardinals from other countries and naturally will want an Italian to get back the throne. ++++++++++++++++Ramon Tulfo
    So its the numbers game even with the Vatican. If the basis for all would-be popes would primarily be “Italians” first (or any member of the white race that speaks Italian), then nobody from Asia, Africa, and non-white nations would ever see a pope from their countries even as their cardinals are more than qualified to be pope. Pathetic !!

    • eirons1043

      May I please comment that Pope Francis maybe an Argentinian but his bloodline and skin color  is from Spain which is a European Country which means that Europe still wins.

    • haybuhay69

      Pope Francis is 100% Italian born in Argentina. Both his parents are Italian immigrants. Read his bio

  • Ping Gonzales

    Dito sa kaso ng isang custom employee, Sir Biazon wag po ninyong masamain ang paghuli ng  corrupt official right in ur office or jurisdiction tama si Tulfo kun pinaalam sa inyo hindi ito nahuli at nagpatuloy sa kanyang kawalang hiyang under your nose kaya magpasalamat ka Sir sa NBI dahil may reklamo silang natanggap SIR

    • maypakialamtayo

      kaya nga galit si biazon kasi nahuli ang bata nya, kung ipinaalam lang sana sa kanya edi hindi sana nahuli, ang kapal mo biazon, dapat magpasalamat ka sa NBI kasi puro ka lang photo ops wala ka pa namang natatanggal dyan sa mga kurap dyan sa BOC di ba! 

  • aristeosj

    the new pope is an argentinian.you are wrong in your wild guess.
    his name is Pope Francis I

    • kismaytami

      Argentinian with Italian roots.

    • haybuhay69

      Born to Italian immigrants, so he’s 100% Italian with Argentine citizenship.

      • Noel

        That means he’s still white European so he was elected.

    • nakatutok

      isa pa itong dakdak lang ng dakdak hindi nagbabasa muna…READ FIRST THE FACTS BEFORE YOU COMMENT….

      • aristeosj

        dakdak ba ng dakdak na yung 2 sentences lang?yun ang unang inilabas sa PDI na argentinian cardinal from buenos aires ang bagong pope.ang laki ng problema mo ah.

      • nakatutok

        yung dalawang sentences na yun is enough to show your STUPIDITY..magbasa ka muna bago ka mag comment…

      • aristeosj

        wow,genius daw sya…hehehe!!!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_W7TPARCYJFCSA3PBQAM3MVZO3E kurakut

    walang magaling, matalino at mabait ( 3M ) sa ating pamahalaan:
    1. bakit may INTELLIGENCE FUND? paano nakakapasok at nasasakamay ng mga rebelde ang M16, AK47 guns & ammos? CUSTOMS-PNP-MILITARY.
    2. bakit PCSO mayroon din? sino ang kalaban? nakapagsugal nga ang ex-president na alam nilang bawal!
    3. bakit kapwa NBI ay nagbabarilan? TURF preservation?
    4. MARAMI PA at mauubos ang space. EH ‘YONG SABAH INCIDENT? by chance lang?
    SORRY MON. TALAGANG GANYAN ANG KALAKARAN– ANYWHERE.

  • kontra_boohaya

    Talgang fishy jan sa customs.   Alam mo pala ang modus ng nanay ng may nanay e di bakit di mo kunin ang mga kaibigan mong parak at mga bi at make some entrapment ops against the mother and the official?   

  • Ping Gonzales

    Mon ukol ito doon sa mga unang comments mo na dapat tulungan ni Noynoy ang mga pinoy muslims na umataki dsa sabah eh di ba sabi mo rin doon na dont trust a MUSLIM kasi traydor ang mga ito e kun palagay natin mahulog sa kamay nila ang sabah di magdeklarar na ang muslim ng republika at tiyak na gigrahin ang Pinas di ba 0 ano ba talaga ang stand mo Mr. Tulfo?

    • diamond_digger

       You are right, Ping. Actually, a lot of PDI readers have noticed the inconsistencies of Mon Tulfo in regard to many issues. Personally, am tempted to think that he is also a sort of ‘palingkero’ who mouths a lot of things without thinking. It might be that when Tulfo is writing his columns, he do it hanging to a door jamb with his head upside down so that his mouth ispositioned higher than his brain.

    • sanjuan683

       Muslim man o kristiano may mga traidor din pero hindi lahat. Tao lang ang mga yan.

  • UrHONOR

    >>>By the way, a customs source says that the mother of a customs official has been seen talking to importers and brokers who are reportedly engaged in technical smuggling.
    What’s her business talking to these people? Unless, of course, she’s doing it for her son.<<<

    THE SAME pareho ng ginagawa ng mga operatives at associates mo sa mga kaso at promo na pinalulutang mo! 

  • eirons1043

    Sir Mon the trend is on. If Ruffy got appointed as Commissioner due to Liberal Party connection  then he will be also as clueless and incompetent as the honest tuwid boy. Take note of the appointees brokered by Roxas and Drilon and you will find incompetent but highly educated individuals. Kawawa naman si Noynoy puro honesty na lang at study, study, study.
    Tenks for not removing my internet connection to comment kasi inalis na ako sa lahat ng Opinion kolum ng Inquirer lalo na kay CDQ at Randy obviously due to the Sabah Claims. Wala namang MURA ang comment ko kundi moronic at stupid.

  • Brownfly

    Mr. Tulfo, the CBCP should emulate what Pope Francis I is doing to his poor flock in Argentina. In the Philippines, the CBCP members are busy interfering in the affairs of government, rather than attend to the spiritual needs of the poor. Until now, they have not given up their hardline stance on the RH bill. Why? Because if the RH bill becomes law, the volume of their collection will be reduced drastically.

  • Brownfly

    As regards to the BOC official that was arrested by the NBI operatives, I think he has no other choice but to hire a good lawyer to defend him in the court of law. Instead of Biazon defending this corrupt guy for demanding 40,000 pesos from a broker, he should advice him to face the music. Kudos to the NBI agents, in this way more customs personnel will now learn their lessons well that it is no longer safe to ask bribes  even inside the BOC premises.

  • droccu

    “The next Pope will most likely be an Italian as Italians dominated the papacy for 445 year….”

    Thank you for your insights “Cardinal”, “biblical scholar” and “theologian” Tulfo. We NOW have an Argentinian  Pope Francis. In your column, please just stick to your forte or what you are good at which is….??/?! what are you good at by the way…?

    • haybuhay69

      haha.. read his bio.. Pope Francis is Italian that was born in Argentina. Born to both Italian immigrants.

      • droccu

        You’re right! He was born to Italian immigrant parents but was raised in the Argentine capital. Thanks for the info. He is still considered though as the first non-European pope in more than 1,200 years.

        So Tulfo really knows his stuff and can really be a “biblical scholar” and “theologian”???!?…or NOT!

      • antiscam

        Wherever he was born, the pope is still Italian by race so Tulfo is still correct-the papacy is back in European hands particularly Italians. Benedict and John Paul II being popes are really just a fluke. As the saying goes “The more things change, the more they stay the same” hahaha.

      • malek_abdul

        Jorge Mario Bergoglio may be of Italian blood but he is called the First…I repeat…the FIRST Latin American to become a pope…as least am talking to what I’ve heard and watched on tv during the pronouncement of Habemus Papami. He is also the first non-European pope in nearly 1,300 years. You can check from other news articles for more info.

      • haybuhay69

        Correction.. first pope born in Latin America. Very different from first Latin American.. I bet you when for example a Filipino born in the US is voted pope, you will cry to the heavens that he is Filipino. Same thing here

    • Ivideo

      He is the son of an Italian immigrant to Argentine, therefor an Italian in blood.

  • whyinthisworld

    Definitely Biazon is natutulog sa pansitan. He is not an effective boss of that office anymore,, already eaten by dubious system.  Believe it or not, observe him and you will find what I am talking about.

  • tulfowangbo

    ano tulfing? napahiya ka na naman. hulahula ka na naman na italian ang next pope. from Latin America at Argentina na bayan nina Peron kung hindi mo alam. mahilig ka kasi manghula at magbulaan at magpredict sa mga bagay na di mo nalalaman. awat na tulfing wala nang naniniwala sa iyo.

    • nakatutok

      magbasa ka muna….Italian descent ang bagong Pope, raised in argentina….wag mo ipangalandakan dito sa forum ang KATANGAHAN mo….

      • dknight_98

        Pope Francis was born in Argentina, dumbass. He wasnt just raised in Argentina.  His father is Italian. So what? Is Aquino Chinese because his grandparents were?

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/BXPFY2NP3KNS6XLFTXA47GIKMQ Rodolfo

        Yes ! his ethnic or roots are chinese !

      • nakatutok

        so what is the issue?? im responding to the comment that the pope is not Italian??.im not referring to his citizenship….who’s the DUMBASS now??

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_BWW4DQ56M5S47UEC4C34OTQWYM Redivico

      tulfowangbo… napa2sin ko palage kang naka-kontra eh basa ka namn ng basa dito kay tulfo?

      kund di ka ba nmn talagang BUWANG or BUGOK…

      wag ganyan boi pati na yang mga katribo mong ANGAL NG ANGAL PERO BASA DIN NAMAN NG BASA…

      ano tawag sa inyo??? KULANG SA PANSIN??? PWEEE.. BEWSETTTT!!!!

  • diamond_digger

    It is truly disappointing to hear Ruffy Biazon complaining about the sting operation conducted by the NBI against one of his subordinates. But I think, his fuzz about that is anchored on his belief that without proper coordination, there is a possibility of a shootout and or the operation getting out of hand. But, most certainly, Ruffy got his ego hurt by the perception of the public that he is a good-for-nothing commissioner for not having noticed and or unearth the shady deals perpetuated under his nose. Either of these two reasons are good enough to cover the fact that the Commissioner needs to wake up and or put the intelligence fund of his office into good, productive use to unmask the hoodlums in his department and beat the other law enforcement agencies to the task. My unsolicited advice to Ruffy: Try and continue to improve your efficiency and just shut your mouth off about what happened and let it become your wake-up call.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/53PNN2WSIQM6WLEOBGOCKQLV74 Jose

    Keep on working and expose mo yung mga anomalya sa customs as long as there are insider who is willing to give you the information they are the best source of information. Good thing is we still have them called the whistle blower. Kahit pano me natitira pa na kuntento lang sa sweldo.

  • Yxon

    ha ha ha …your article is  very late they had already chosen a pope.  and none from your magnanimous choice of being Italians. Its you who had been the joke.

    • beerhunters

      Please read the family name of the new pope. sounds italian, doesn’t it? Of course it does because he is a descendant of  italian immigrants of Argentina.

      • dknight_98

        So Tagle is Chinese because he has Chinese blood? I am just amazed with the level of intelligence in Inquirer’s website. 

      • beerhunters

        Nope, you missed the point. The italian and european cardinals which constitute the majority in the conclave backed up one who they feel have some affinity and  ethnic connection with them. A very natural sociological tendency of people that is very observable even in our own local elections. Ilocanos, Kapampangans,Tagalogs, Bicolanos, Bisaya, Waray, ilonggos, etc. have exhibited this tendency. 
        Let me ask you a question: In a match up, with all things being equal in the qualities of the protagonists, whom will you choose, the one whom you feel to have a connection and can be identified with or the one whom you can’t find an iota of connection? For sure you will select the one whom you feel to have some connection.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/BXPFY2NP3KNS6XLFTXA47GIKMQ Rodolfo

         My choice will be none of the above

      • rambe66

        me too.

    • rightist

      The conclave is smart. They can claim that they do not favor Italians by voting an Argentinian. But the Argentinian is an ethnic Italian. Killing 2 birds with 1 stone. The more  things change the more they stay the same.

      • Yxon

        so, is there really a conspiracy?  seems youve been rereading “the Road to Gandulfo”.  
        the chosen pope is the best choice to led the RC church, being pro poor, conservative, and progressive.  
        God bless him.

  • Sandy Bulet

    Ruffy Biazon Resign now! Nakakahiya!

  • kapitanvic1

    Tulfo is kidding himself if he thinks he knows something about Catholics.

    • http://alasfilipinas.blogspot.com/ Pepe Alas

      Right. Ang hilig magmarunóng. Ni hindí namán yata nagsísimba.

  • JOJO_BINAY

    Ha ha ha ang mga hunghang na Pinoy nagtatalo-talo na naman. Magprotesta kayo sa U.N. dahil NADAYA si Cardinal Tagle…. Vote Nancy Binay sa senado. Mabuhay ang UNA…. CLAPS CLAPS CLAP

  • Agent619

    Sir, Tulfo update nyo na po ito. In the third time around still not an Italian cardinal became the pope. Mukha atang kailangang i-coordinate pa kay commissioner ang namgyari ah. Hehehe, something fishy?

  • rouelcalzita

    Customs Commissioner Ruffy Biazon’s complaint that he was
    not informed that one of his subordinates was going to be arrested for
    extortion raises eyebrows.

    Noo…kie Ruffy…we presumed that you are part of the corruption in the Bureau of Customs.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_EDXEVEFHW2ZT5VWHDWBNM6XGE4 RyanE

    “But the local Catholic Church allows an annulment which amounts to divorce. The only difference is the name.”

    Wrong! Not only the name but the cost. Annulment is designed only for moneyed people. In addition to, annulment process is very psychologically, mentally and emotionally exhausting as you have to prove that your partner is sira-ulo, incompetent, and all degrading accusations that you can throw at him or her, destroying his or her reputation and life in the process. 
    But of course, NBI won’t tip Mr. Biazon because they might be expecting him inside the net as well.. hehehe

    • beerhunters

      Exactly! Biazon is protective of his turf! Il capo di tutti capo!

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/C4AG43M3R73U66WTXQQT4UM5FA Larie

        capo di tutti capi ( Boss of all bosses)..

      • beerhunters

        thanks for the correction

    • dknight_98

      Oh so you think Divorce is less expensive? Go read some more dude. 

  • beerhunters

    C’mon Mon, filipinos can dream, can’t they?? So, please let them be.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_TCQMRK4HVOSF2IGML46TAGKMXU Benjamin

    Pope Francis was born in Argentina by an Italian migrant worker. In reality, he is still a mixture of Italian-Argentinian descent. His father is Italian who migrated to Argentina where this Pope was born. In so doing, Tulfo is also right in saying that the next pope will be Italian. Ang apelyido ng bagong Pope ay Italian kaya tama rin si Tulfing. Parang Fil-Am iyan dahil ang tatay ay Pinoy pero pinanganak sa Amerika. No controversy on this. 

  • igmat

    Mon, you are right that divorce and annulment both results in separation but the difference is: in annulment, both parties has to present reason why the marriage should not have pushed through in the first place as a ground for annulment.  We believe that a marriage is a covenant made by God to his people and let no man separate what God has united. I believe this is not hypocrisy but still in line with the church teaching.

  • ITT_Co_Makati

    Tumpak na naman si Tulfo! Bilib na ako talaga.

    • http://alasfilipinas.blogspot.com/ Pepe Alas

      Maquitid casí ang caalamán mo sa Iglesia Católica cayá “bilib” ca sa isáng nagmámarunong na tulad ni Tulfo.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/KIBZPYBBQQRNOYHHX2KOMBSB3E kargat

        o baka sarado ang utak mo tulad ng ibang catolico na oo lang nang oo sa simbahan at walang sailing isip

      • http://alasfilipinas.blogspot.com/ Pepe Alas

        Nope. that’s not the case. As a matter of fact, I was once an atheist. Not just an atheist but an anti-Catholic atheist. How do you like that, junior? =)

  • Jimy Aquino

    try Luis Escola to be the next Pope, and if they don’t want him, KObe Bryant or King James will do… for the next Pope…

  • epal_ako

    The local catholic church earns a hefty sum of money for annulling a marriage.. that explains why there is annulment.

  • JosengSisiw1

    Only the moneyed can annull their marriage…

  • $8278216

    Sino ba ang nag sabi minsan dito sa inq. Na may mura (20k) na annullment na daw , parang nakakaloko. Ang annullment ay para lamang sa may pera, ang 20k na sinasabi e filing pa lamang, paano ang lawyer’s acceptance fee etc.?..bullshit,,KAILANGAN NG MALAKING HALAGA(at least 300k).napaka IPOKRITO ng mga PARI at ARSOBISPO sa isyu ng DIBORSYO…PANAHON NA UPANG HARAPIN ANG REALIDAD NA NANGYAYARI SA KARAMIHANG PROBLEMA SA PAG HIHIWALAY NG MAG ASAWA, PANAHON NA UPANG MAG KAROON NG DIBORSYO SA PILIPINAS.

  • $8278216

    Nangangamba lamang si gng. Biazon,,,,he,he,,,,baka kasi kumanta ang subordinate nya…

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/BXPFY2NP3KNS6XLFTXA47GIKMQ Rodolfo

       hehehehe… TUMPAK ….  baka mabisto !!

    • Htee

      Anong title ng kanta????

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_E2V7QUMFK3JR7GWHPUF7MNVIJQ Kudi

    EPIC FAIL and haka haka mo tulpo!

  • Mendoza_Juniors

    Stop being a know-it-all on matters you  really don’t know Mon.  It will simply lead you to shame and troubles.

  • lucidlynx

    Totoo naman sinabi ni Tulfo. Yung bagong pope ay Argentinian but of Italian ancestry. Anyway, kalokohan lang naman ang papacy.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/RDDM5UQ45HLPPKM66KYEBCMTCE dave

    Mon, you MUST read the bible first so you can understand the reasons of church between annulment and divorce. If you’re not reading it, then matters of that thing is non-debatable on your part. Talking about it means you are ignorant. Why not RESPECT their belief or faith. By the way Mon, PROFANITY is a sin. So if you’re caught talking profane thoughts or words, still you are not reading the bible.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_L7PILUDK6IPFGJLJNCM2IROCRY Albin

    Alam mo Tulfo, napaka-raming relihiyon sa mundo, na paniwala ng bawat isa sila ang tama. Kasama ka na dyan. Mag preach ka na lang kung gusto mo, pero kung babatikos ka lang ng isang relihiyon, hindi ito dapat sa column sa inquirer.

    • boshog

      sabi ng mga pare pag hindi ka nasunod sa cathoic church you won’t be saved.  Paano na yung mga naniniwala ibang religion..hindi ba sila punta ng langit? Ano kaya ang nagagawa ng paulit-uli na hail Mary.  At bakit nag woworship kayo sa statwa?

  • shots_fired

    The question is ,  who gave the right to the Vatican as the Vicar of God here on earth? tapos Vicar pa daw, paki search nga anung meaning ng vicar, ibig sabihin niyan kapalit, So kung sa Filipino language Kapalit ng Diyos?? Shut Up Pope and Catholics . .

  • boshog

    Question?  Why is the catholic church dictating our married life.  Why are they so much against divorce if this is a solution to an unhappy union .Why is the catholic church preaching the veneration and worship  of wooden or plaster statues (idolatry).  Specially in the Phippines where catholics are so brain-washed. Do you see those foolish followers wiping a piece of cloth on statues and wiping it on themselves hoping to bring about a miracle to occur.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2RVERYUPGBL4EHNMB2QNIQTFS4 Boying

      IGNORAMOUS !!!

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/MLD4OKCRPD4PLQOEWMYBRELWG4 Cola

         ARE YOU BRIGHT?

    • Karabkatab

      “Do you see those foolish followers wiping a piece of cloth on statues and wiping it on themselves hoping to bring about a miracle to occur.”  Yes, I’ve seen a lot of them and hinahayaan ko na lang yan, anyway hindi naman ako agrabyado.  Chill man!!!  Life is short and there are other wonderful things we need to take care.  Divorce?  Di na kailangan yan.  Pag nahuli mo mrs. or mr mo may kulasisi.  Barilin mo na lang, basta caught in the act. Solve ang problem mo.

    • JK1000

      Ask God……So simple

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2RVERYUPGBL4EHNMB2QNIQTFS4 Boying

    That’s not hypocrisy but IGNORANCE TULFO!! The difference is staring at your own face. In divorce when the couple no longer love each other it’s enough reason for divorce. Not so in annulment TULFO. But i’d rather not delve into details as this would be too much for you,  you IGNORAMOUS!! Stop dipping your dirty finger in matters of faith and morals ’cause you obviously do not have them so how can you explain them!!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/KTTQLNLRE6VMHNJOHGVJKIFPIQ wilfredo

    organized crime

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/KTTQLNLRE6VMHNJOHGVJKIFPIQ wilfredo

    false p…

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_NPV7TOHIJPG3UMTLQDTHLQJR7Y Jack

    ” What therefore God has joined together, let not man put asunder.” Mark 10:9

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_NPV7TOHIJPG3UMTLQDTHLQJR7Y Jack

    And he continued, “You have a fine way of setting aside the commands of God in order to observe your own traditions!  Mark 7:9

  • JK1000

    Mon, pati ba naman sa pope ay issue sa iyo. Bakit hindi na lang ikaw ang maging pope ?  Gusto mo palitang ang batas ng Diyos? Sana ikaw na lang din ang sumulat ng biblia. Mas susunod ka sa ka demonyo ugali ng tao keysa sa gusto ng Diyos para sa mga tao.

  • JK1000

    Mon, sinong gusto mong maging pope ? Si Erap o Enrile ?

  • 2rey3

    Naunsa man ka Mon maoramag naapektuhan ka sa kinomo ni Claudine ug Reymart! wa ka katagna sa bag ong Papa tapos mopabor pa gyod kag diborsyo ug iangin pa gyod mi nga uban nga Katoliko sa imong tinonto.

  • 444mangyan888

    Cmon manong, we’ve already told you this many times. Stick to waht you know, that is, police reporting..!!! Please don’t ever attempt to dwell even on the borders of the intellectual..you really turn to be very funny and baduy..!! You talking about the papacy..? Ow cmon..!!!

  • gerryjoaquin

    buti pa si madam auring tumatama ang hula. itong si tulfo wala pa tumama sa kanyang mga target.

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

    may hapon nga pinatay ng dati niyang asawa pinag nag nakawan pa ng mga kapatid ng babae samantalang di na sila nag sasama matagal dahil nga kasal yun wala magawa yung hapon gaano ka demonyo ang mga cbcp bishops noon pang araw may divorce sa pinas lang wala dahil walangya mga salot na obispo na ito wala pag sasama na perpekto bakit di nila matanggap talagang mapia organization mga ito radical!

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

    yung pope ng mga cbcp bishops mapia kamuka ni simson

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

    at ano ba pinag kaiba ng analmet ng mga baklang obispo sa divorce di hiwalay narin at di na nag sasama mababaliw ka sa salot na obispo!

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

    cbcp bishops mapia radical salot sa pilipinas!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/ELGS2BPKJKG5PDWJAOOCF7K5KI Albert

    Only one of two reasons, either to make sure there is no backlash to them or they want the pogi points for the arrest.
    Either way, there are a hundred opportunities every day to catch one of your own, but until now you have never caught ONE.

  • Duke Dux Ducis

    yang si TULFO ang me LIVER FLUKE na lumipat sa kanyang utak kaya ‘di sya bilib that a Filipino like Tagle can become a Pope…unpatriotic like noy-noy abnoy together with his noytards na pumapanig sa malaysia imbes sa kapwa pilipino…claudine bigyan mo pa nga ng isang upper cut yan at ng matauhan…

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

    cbcp bishops mapia radical salot sa pinas gus2 mag parami ng batang hubo!

  • Darth2D2

    how were the elections of john paul ii and benedict xvi a fluke??

  • go88

    Why does tulfo keep on displaying such hatred for the church? Could it be because the bishops refuse to give him enveloppes?

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

    cbcp bishops mapia radical salot sa pinas!

  • GKLer

    CBCP…if you want to follow the POPE who said the Church should focus on the Gospels of Christ…and you want to fight the divorce bill…THIS is how you do it – FEED THE SHEEP – and tell them what Paul and Jesus said in 1 Corinthians 7 (a husband must not divorce his wife), Matthew 5:31-32, Luke 16:15-18, Matthew 19:3-12, Mark 10:2-9, Romans 7:1-3. Use your bibles…it’s all there.

  • valsore

    If we go back to the teachings of Christ, Jesus Christ accepted that there could be divoce, why not the Catholic church? If condoms were vailable by then, He may have even acknowledged the efficacy of its use in some situations. God created our sexuality, it’s the responsible use of all He has created that we shall be answerable to Him one day, not just to men of today.

  • kokak

    Mr. Tulfo should find time to read books, or at least google or yahoo more. There’s much difference between divorce, annulment and legal separation.

    But I agree there should be divorce as another option for failed marriages.

    The lack of divorce in this country is the one glaring example of the power of the Church over reason. Marriage contract is the only contract that cannot be abrogated at will by the parties involved. Reason dictates that no such kind of contract should exist in civilized world. But there they are. And the Philippines remains the only territory in the whole world (aside from the Vatican City) that bans divorce. Even Spain and Italy, the bastion of Catholicism, has divorce.

    • UrHONOR

      What man has put together, man can put asunder.

  • virgoyap

    It’s sad that even in Argentina the place of Cardinal Bergoglio and now Pope Francis have their own divorce law. This only shows that our Bishops here in the Philippines are more powerful than our lawmakers. It seems that they are the ones who shape the future of our country in accordance with their doctrinal taste.

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