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Catholic Theological Society of the Philippines

Damdaming Katoliko sa Teolohiya

2022 DaKaTeo Online Theological Interdisciplinary Conference:

“Filipino Religious Faith and Nationalism/Patriotism: Engagement and Disentanglement”

November 10, 11, and 12, 2022.

Registration Fee: PhP 500

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Registration is now open for public participation:


For Dakateo members registration:


For non-members registration: Limited slots


Account Name: Damdaming Katoliko sa Teolohiya Inc.

Bank: Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI)

Account Number: 3151047091


Day 1: November 10, 2022, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM


Keynote Speech – Archbishop-Emeritus Antonio Ledesma, SJ, PhD


“Catholic Involvement in Philippine Electoral Politics: Critical Hermeneutics and Theological Issues”

– Fr. Jose Mario Francisco, SJ, PhD


“Navigating through the First Quarter Storm” – Mario Trinidad, PhD


“Beatification of Faith-Inspired Political Martyr?” – Ramon Echica, SThD/PhD


“Populism and the Redemptive Violence Model of Soteriology” – Levy Lanaria, PhD


“Problematizing Patriotism and Fideism: The Case of Bartolome de Las Casas”

– Delfo Canceran, OP, SThD/PhD


New Doctoral Disseration Presentations - Rex Fortes, CM, SThD;  Ma. Cecilia Payawal, PDDM, PhD; Rico Jacoba, PhD



Day 2: November 11, 2022, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM


“Theological Exercise: Queering Filipino Selfhood and Nationhood” – Michael Campos, PhD


“Subversive Memory in a Post-Truth Society: Martyrdom, Anamnesis and Amnesia in the Philippine Church” – Reginald Cruz, PhD


“Illusions of Influence: Clerical Partisan Engagement during the 2022 Election”

– Eric Marcelo Genilo, SJ, SThD


“Not a Package Deal: Gender Theory and Ideological Colonization in Philippine Theologizing”

– Rachel Joyce Sanchez, PhD


“Filipino po ba ako?: Of Doubt and Mistrust in the Economy of Marginalization”

– Carole R. Diamante, DBA


“The Heterotopic Ground of the ‘Bayani’ Tradition as Embodied by Overseas Filipino Workers”

- Lawrence Pedregosa, SThD


“Are the Basic Ecclesial Communities a Force for Change in Philippine Society?”

– Manuel G. Gabriel, SThD; Victoria Narciso-Apuan, PhD; Reynaldo Raluto, SThD/PhD


New Doctoral Dissertation Presentations - Alfonso Suico Jr, CSsR, SThD;  John Mallare, CICM, PhD


[5:45 PM DaKaTeo General Assembly – FOR MEMBERS ONLY]


Day 3: November 12, 2022, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM


“Marcos, Christianity, and the Seduction of Authoritarian Nostalgia” – Jayeel S. Cornelio, PhD


“The Theology of the Church as ‘People of God’ in the Iglesia Filipina Independiente’s (IFI) Concepts of a ‘Nationalist’ and an ‘Ecumenical Church’” – Eleuterio Revollido, SThD, and Mariefe Revollido, PhDC


“’Doing Theology from Existential Peripheries” – A Project of the Vatican Dicastery on Promoting Integral Human Development and its Migrants and Refugees Section” – Agnes M. Brazal, SThD/PhD

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