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January 26, 1987 | From Times Wire Services
Cardinal Jaime Sin on Sunday blamed government failures in land reform for the deaths of 15 protesters last week, and it was announced that five members of the nation's human rights committee have resigned in protest over the shootings. Sin, the Roman Catholic archbishop of Manila, who played a key role in bringing President Corazon Aquino to power last February, called on her to act urgently on land reform during his weekly homily.
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August 22, 1988 | United Press International
Cardinal Jaime Sin, spiritual leader of the 1986 revolution that swept Corazon Aquino into power, Sunday criticized corruption in her government during ceremonies in memory of her slain husband. Sin told the governing elite who packed Manila's Santo Domingo Church that corruption "is a problem which must be addressed vigorously and unrelentingly." "I know (Aquino) is bent on pursuing the battle against corruption . . . but we know that she and those around her cannot do this all by themselves."
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February 5, 1988 | MARK FINEMAN, Times Staff Writer
Cardinal Jaime Sin of the Philippines acknowledged Thursday that several church-affiliated organizations have been infiltrated by Communist rebels and that these organizations have used millions of dollars in foreign donations to buy arms and other supplies for the rebels. "We are now cleansing our own ranks," Sin told a group of foreign reporters, adding that the church severed its ties last week with a social welfare agency that he described as little more than a Communist front.
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February 5, 1988 | MARK FINEMAN, Times Staff Writer
Cardinal Jaime Sin of the Philippines acknowledged Thursday that several church-affiliated organizations have been infiltrated by Communist rebels and that these organizations have used millions of dollars in foreign donations to buy arms and other supplies for the rebels. "We are now cleansing our own ranks," Sin told a group of foreign reporters, adding that the church severed its ties last week with a social welfare agency that he described as little more than a Communist front.
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January 8, 1988 | MARK FINEMAN, Times Staff Writer
Philippine Cardinal Jaime Sin, the most powerful religious leader in this Roman Catholic nation, appealed Thursday for an end to political violence as a spate of bombings, assassinations, kidnapings and sniper killings brought to 62 the number of dead since campaigning began for crucial local elections this month.
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August 22, 1988 | United Press International
Cardinal Jaime Sin, spiritual leader of the 1986 revolution that swept Corazon Aquino into power, Sunday criticized corruption in her government during ceremonies in memory of her slain husband. Sin told the governing elite who packed Manila's Santo Domingo Church that corruption "is a problem which must be addressed vigorously and unrelentingly." "I know (Aquino) is bent on pursuing the battle against corruption . . . but we know that she and those around her cannot do this all by themselves."
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January 8, 1988 | MARK FINEMAN, Times Staff Writer
Philippine Cardinal Jaime Sin, the most powerful religious leader in this Roman Catholic nation, appealed Thursday for an end to political violence as a spate of bombings, assassinations, kidnapings and sniper killings brought to 62 the number of dead since campaigning began for crucial local elections this month.
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January 26, 1987 | From Times Wire Services
Cardinal Jaime Sin on Sunday blamed government failures in land reform for the deaths of 15 protesters last week, and it was announced that five members of the nation's human rights committee have resigned in protest over the shootings. Sin, the Roman Catholic archbishop of Manila, who played a key role in bringing President Corazon Aquino to power last February, called on her to act urgently on land reform during his weekly homily.
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