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In Manila a professional group spreads the Church’s social doctrine

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A Brotherhood of Christian Businessman and Professionals has established a network of near 30,000 across the Philippines for the purpose of witnessing the love of Christ in their various professions.

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2/5/08 Philippines (AsiaNews) “We become modern evangelisers in our work place. It is a platform to share professional and faith experiences as professionals or businessmen,” said L. Fernandese, a judge in Pangasinan, north of Manila, who has been a BCBP member for two decades and has been enriched by it.

For attorney Maria Anna, the “BCBP has the distinct task of bringing Jesus into the marketplace. We carry this out by bringing fellow businessmen and professionals into the community, by our own personal witnessing in our places of work, and taking an active part in the transformation of business organizations.”

Each chapter is further subdivided into small units, of 10 to 15 members, who closely interact with each other, sharing their faith and professional expertise.

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