ANTIPOLO Bishop Francisco de Leon urged the faithful to “say yes” to God to combat the erosion of morality in society, during the concluding Mass of the fourth Philippine Apostolic Congress on Mercy (Pacom) at Filoil Flying V, Centre in San Juan last Jan. 26.

“It will be easier to commit adultery [and] fornication. There will be less respect of women…. [T]here will be abortion and increase of divorce. Ganoon na ang mundo natin ngayon because of the ‘no’ to God,” he said in his homily in which he echoed Pope Paul VI’s words in the encyclical Humanae Vitae.

De Leon said following the commandments and Church teachings must come from the love of Jesus Christ.

“Gawin mo ang tama. But you will be criticized for doing what is right… [Y]ou have to be prepared that when you say ‘yes’ to God, you will be tested, you will face confrontation,” he said.

Pacom is a national congress to promote the devotion to the Divine Mercy. E. D. V. Aboy, O.P. and M. C. L. Serquina


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