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Author: John J. Carroll, SJ

From the Archives: The Light of the Gospel on Public Issues

Written as part of a collection commemorating the tenth anniversary of the EDSA event, this lengthy article reviews the interaction of the church with the Philippine state during that period, against the background both of the church’s own self-understanding and of the Philippine Constitution of 1987. It notes the efforts…

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From the Archives: The Thirst for Blood

John J. Carroll, SJ probes into the Filipino blood lust that clamored for Echegaray’s execution and gives a cultural, social and Christian reflection on the death penalty.   First published in the Intersect Volume 14, Nos. 4 and 5 April-May 1999 A witness to a hanging in the Philippines, in…

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