Member-churches and staff of the National Council of Churches in the Philippines (NCCP) participated in the Church-Peasant March for Land and Social Justice held March 28-29, 2011 at the Iglesia Filipina Independiente cathedral along Taft Avenue in Manila. The participants showed their support for the aspirations of the farmers of Hacienda Luisita and urged the Supreme Court to act with justice on the case of the farmers.
Church leaders attending the march. from left: Bishop Solito Toquero of the UMC,
Bishop Gabriel Garol of the UCCP, Bishop Ephraim Fajutagan of the IFI and Rev. Ablon of the IFI
Farmers and church people lighting a candle for social justice
the NCCP General Secretary Fr. Rex RB Reyes, Jr.
reading the solidarity message
Agape breakfast after the program
Photos courtesy of Julien Bolocon