The above cartoon is how the Sun.Star Cebu newspaper reads Blood Ivory: Ivory Worship this weekend even though Blood Ivory clearly states that China dwarfs the Philippines in its impact on the ivory trade (including this call out quote: "By all accounts, China is the world's … [Read more...]
Nation-wide Ivory Raids Begin in Philippines
The Philippines has launched an invetigation into ivory trade, starting with the collection of Monsignor Cristobal Garcia. … [Read more...]
Monsignor Garcia Stripped of Titles, Suspended
Reports today from Manila that the Vatican has stripped ivory collector Monsignor Cristobal Garcia of his positions in the Archdiocese of Cebu and suspended him while the Vatican investigates accusations he molested altar boys 25 years ago in the United States. These allegations … [Read more...]
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 … [Read more...]