When Church and State Play God

Not just an intriguing headline, When Church and State Play God is the title of the latest book published by the Communication Foundation for Asia. Subtitled “Politics, Discipleship and the Kingdom of God,” the book is written by Bob Bonifacio, SThL, SSL. Bonifacio, who used to be the head of CFA Publications in the mid-1970s,


ERDA Launches CFA Learning Materials

Before an audience of community educators and young students from all over the country, the Educational Research and Development Assistance (ERDA) Foundation launched three printed modules and an interactive CD produced by the Communication Foundation for Asia for ERDA’s Alternative Learning System (ALS) program. The launch took place during ERDA’s Bulilit/Barangay Educators and Storytellers Convention

Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ

26 June 2011 Today’s Readings: Dt 8:2-3, 14b-16a/1 Cor 10:16-17/Jn 6:51-58 REFLECTION On the feast of Corpus Christi, we honor in a very special way the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ or Jesus in the bread and wine of the Eucharist. Jesus said “I am the living Bread” — that is why we know

Solemnity of the Most Blessed Trinity

19 June 2011 Today’s Readings: Ex 34:4b-6, 8-9/2 Cor 13:11-13/Jn 3:16-18 REFLECTION This Sunday, we celebrate with utmost solemnity the feast of the Most Holy Trinity — Father, Son and Holy Spirit. We know the three Persons by their actions in the story of salvation: the Father (Creator) in creation and sustenance, the Son (Savior)


Rules for New Pondo ng Pinoy Poster Design Contest Announced

The Pondo ng Pinoy Foundation and the Communication Foundation for Asia have jointly announced the rules for the new Poster Design Contest, which was launched during the Pondo anniversary celebration on June 9, 2011. This is the second poster competition to be organized by CFA for Pondo ng Pinoy, following the first successful contest for


Pondo ng Pinoy Launches CFA Projects

Poverty alleviation, as one of CFA’s three priority themes, is the primary objective behind our media campaign in support of Pondo ng Pinoy. On June 9, 2011, three projects initiated and produced by CFA (with the help of Missio) were launched by Pondo ng Pinoy during the celebration of its 7th Anniversary at the Cuneta

Pentecost Sunday

12 June 2011 Today’s Readings: Acts 2:1-11/1 Cor 12:3b-7, 12-13/Jn 20:19-23 REFLECTION The disciples were gathered in one place and so fearful for their lives when Jesus gave them the Holy Spirit. Jesus filled them with peace; Jesus gave them new life. This Sunday is the feast of Pentecost or the coming of the Holy


CFA Makes its Stand on the Marcos Burial Issue

The Communication Foundation for Asia has declared its official stand opposing the move to have former President Marcos buried at Libingan ng Mga Bayani. Earlier, Vice President Jejomar C. Binay had sent a letter to CFA (and presumably to other groups) seeking our stand on “whether the time has come for the late former President

Solemnity of Our Lord’s Ascension

05 June 2011 Today’s Readings: Acts 1:1-11/Eph 1:17-23/Mt 28:16-20 REFLECTION The Ascension of Jesus means that the Father has exalted Jesus in glory and has given him power and authority over all. And the Gospel tells us that the Risen Jesus sent the disciples on a mission and assured them of his guidance and presence