Interreligious Solidarity for Peace give gifts to IDPs to celebrate its “Day of Solidarity”

A family displaced by last year’s Zamboanga Siege and still being sheltered in the city’s sports complex received gifts from sectoral groups and the Interreligious Solidarity for Peace (ISP) during latter’s “Day of Solidarity” celebration yesterday Sunday evening, December 21. The 60-plus individual and organizational members of ISP annually holds the event to mark its […]

Pope Francis Appeals for Global Cooperation Versus Modern Slaveries

In his World Day of Peace 2015 message, Pope Francis bewailed the socio-economic and moral enslavement of millions of people in the world today perpetrated through corruption, violent suppression, illegal economic activities, child labor and labor exploitation, prostitution and human trafficking. These are committed by people who have lost their sense of fraternity and solidarity […]

MWOP 2014 Torch Parade

The week long celebration of Mindanao Week of Peace 2014 ended with a symbolic Torch Parade which was spearheaded by the Inter-religious Solidarity for Peace (ISP) and Peace Advocates Zamboanga (PAZ). The parade started at Normal Road, Western Mindanao State University heading to Paseo del Mar passing through the sceneric R.T. Lim Boulevard. Thousands of […]

To Achieve Peace, Be a Jessie Robredo, His Widow Urged

PEACE results mainly from sufficient trust between and among peoples in a society, said Camarines Sur congresswoman Maria Leonor Robredo, widow of posthumous Peaceweaver Awardee Jessie Robredo in her keynote address to Zamboanga City’s barangay officials on Monday, December 1. This is the driving belief of her late husband during his 20-month stint as secretary […]

Three Peace Champions Conferred Peaceweaver Awards

Zamboanga City—In their continuous quest to foster peace conscious in individuals and communities, the Interreligious Solidarity for Peace (ISP) and Peace Advocates Zamboanga (PAZ) honored three personalities who have made outstanding contributions in the cause of peace-making. The Peace Weaver Awards ceremony was held on Sunday evening, November 30 at the Claret School gymnasium. The […]