Archbishop Jose Palma to Hold Press Conference Re Ivory and Priest: Opportunity for Change?

According to a Cebu Daily News story today, Priest’s Role Cited in Nat’l Geographic, Archbishop Jose Palma will issue a press conference regarding Msgr. Cristobal Garcia this week:

…Sought for comment, Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma last night said he would answer the allegations in a press conference today or tomorrow. “I know the issue. I will address it,” he told Cebu Daily News who showed him a printout of the online article [Blood Ivory]. The magazine is not yet on sale in newsstands but early copies are already in the hands of subscribers and posted on the Internet.

This is an excellent opportunity for the relatively new archbishop to make a positive change.  Meanwhile, environment lawyer Antonio Oposa Jr. has called for an investigation regarding wildlife exploitation.

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