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Associate Professor of Moral Theology

Contact Information

Loyola House of Studies
Ateneo de Manila University
Loyola Heights, Quezon City
Tel. (+63 02) 4266101


Christian Social Ethics, Medical/Sexual Ethics


Doctor of Medicine, University of the Philippines, Manila
Licentiate in Sacred Theology, Comillas Pontifical University, Madrid

Current Professional Activities

Member, Philippine Health Research Ethics Board (PHREB)
Member, Philippine National Health Research System (PNHRS)
Member, Department of Science and Technology (DoST)

Research and Publications

“Christian Faith, Ideologies and Social Change.” Landas 2, no. 1 (January 1988): 65-80.

“Human dignity and human rights: moral aspects.” Landas 7, no. 2 (July 1993): 117-140.

“Faith and Politics, Church and State: Church Teaching and the Asian Context, ” in Religion and Politics in the Asian Context. Romeo J. Intengan and George Lobo. FABC Papers, no. 68. Hongkong: Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences; Caritas Printing Training Center, 1994: 1-47.

“The recent Philippine Church and government dispute: birth regulation, population policy and sex education,” Landas 10, no. 1 (January 1996): 95-123.

“Armed Forces of the Philippines: Defender of the Nation, Guardian of Democracy, and Servant of the People: Groundwork for an Essay.” Quezon City: Center for Strategic Studies, 2005.

“Philippine Domestic Political Spectrum.” Quezon City: Center for Strategic Studies, 2005.

"Christian Faith, Societal Transformation and Ideologies - Philippine Experiences," in Transformative Theological Ethics: East Asian Contexts, ed. Agnes Brazal, Aloysius Cartagenas, Eric Marcelo Genilo, SJ and James Keenan, SJ. Quezon City: Ateneo de Manila University Press (forthcoming).