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Religious groups commit to rally as one in Makati on Friday

ICC Note:

For what organizers say call a first, the religious community in the Philippines has banded together to form a mass movement against corruption under the administration of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. A rally of various religious groups is scheduled to take place in Makati on Friday.

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2/27/08 Philippines (Inquirer.net) The religious community has banded together with various advocacy and opposition groups for an interfaith rally at the Ninoy Aquino Monument in Makati City on Friday.

According to the organizers, this is the first time the religious community has expressed total commitment to join a mass action against corruption under President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s administration.

“It’s a communal action. We want (Commission on Higher Education Chair Romulo) Neri to speak,” Sagun said.

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