Fr. Ranhilio , dean of the San Beda College of Law criticizes the Catholic Conference of the Philippines’ (CBCP) for choosing Senator Leila de Lima as its primary of human rights.
He said he is noton CBCP’s seeming glorification of De Lima, especially after a of the senator speaking at the pulpit after a mass was held at the CBCP headquarters’ chapel.
It can be remembered that De Lima spoke about her opposition to the capital punishment after the mass.
“There are others who could have to speak against the death penalty,” Aquinosaid to a netizen who asked on whether it was right for a politician to use the chapel to speak on their advocacies.
Lately, senator De Lima has been visiting distinguished Catholic schools in Metro Manila to talk about human rights and death penalty.