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A Pastoral Letter of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) Issued for the Observance of the 1986 EDSA People Power Anniversary

In observance of the 36th anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines issued a letter reflecting on the events of February 1986 and the preceding Martial Law period. The letter notes that the May elections are approaching and addresses people “whatever your political …

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Remembering the 1986 People Power Revolution 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On February 25, US-Philippines Society President John Maisto and SAIS Senior Associate Director Professor William Wise recall the role of the U.S. during the pivotal point in Philippine history, popularly known as “People Power” or the EDSA Revolution.