Prayer Rally vs. The BNPP

Below are images from the Prayer Rally last March 27, 2009 in Morong Bataan. Click on the thumbnails to enlarge Click here to read a blog about the event Click here to watch a short video from the event Advertisements

CBCP: No to Bataan Nuclear Power Plant

A Pastoral Statement We join the Environmentalist Group Greenpeace and the Diocese of Balanga headed by Bishop Socrates Villegas in opposing the revival of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant. We earnestly appeal to our Congressmen, with fervent hope and prayer that Congress will completely and irrevocably reject the opening of the nuclear plant as the … Continue reading

CBCP rejects nuclear power plant revival

from the Philippine Daily Inquirer 02/27/2009 The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has thrown its weight behind the opposition to rehabilitating the mothballed Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP). In a pastoral statement, the CBCP urged Congress to “completely and irrevocably reject the opening of the nuclear plant as the most dangerous and expensive … Continue reading

BNPP poses not only environmental danger, but economic too

There was nary a noise in yesterday’s celebration of the 1986 historic EDSA event but proponents of Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) revival in Congress were too busy debating about the budget to be allocated in reviving the BNPP. BNPP proponents Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago and Rep. Mark Cojuangco in the House of Representatives cited the … Continue reading

3 bishops oppose revival of nuke plant

Three Catholic bishops are opposing the proposed revival of the mothballed Bataan Nuclear Power Plant, citing safety hazards and waste of scarce government resources. “With so much to be spent for its rehabilitation, is this the time to revive this folly of Marcos corruption? Could the money not be used for more urgent needs of … Continue reading