Imelda’s Shoes

TranslatorIt had been quite a week. On Sunday we had awoken to the news of a revolution getting under way – Filipino style – and were coming to terms what it meant and the implications. By Tuesday evening Ferdinand Marcos, his wife Imelda and their family,...

Praying People Power II

Translator(Sequel to Praying People Power) In my earlier report I alluded to the nuns who knelt in front of the tanks on EDSA. There were also many others praying – on the streets, in churches,  and over the radio. There was a huge spiritual element to the...

Praying People Power

TranslatorIt would be wrong to leave February 2011 behind without recalling the remarkable events of 25 years ago in Manila, Philippines. Our family were living there at the time having moved there in 1982. Those were tumultuous days. They were sparked by the...