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A great statesman mourned

MANILA (UCAN): Community leaders, politicians and human rights advocates paid tribute to the former president of the Philippine Senate, Jovito Salonga, who died on March 10 at the age of 95, as an exemplar of principled politics anchored on Christian faith.

“His political career has a soul. His government service has a conscience. His life of witnessing is edifying,” Bishop Socrates Villegas, the president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of The Philippines, said.

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