Tag Archives: smuggling

“‘I gave no advice on ivory smuggling’” & related articles

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Cebu Sun-Star Monday, October 1, 2012 By Bernadette A. Parco MSGR. Cristobal Garcia claimed he was not the one who gave the “advice” on how to smuggle ivory into the United States. Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal said Garcia, during … Continue reading

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“Cebu sources feel betrayed by writer of NatGeo story” & related articles

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Global Nation Inquirer 29 September 2012 1:31 am By Connie E. Fernandez Inquirer Visayas BELEN COLLECTION Msgr. Cris Garcia shows off his collection of Belens housed at the Collegium Societatis Angeli Pacis Immaculate Heart of Mary Refuge in Cansojong Talisay … Continue reading

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“Church workers, officials attest to monsignor’s piety, generosity” & and related articles

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Cebu Sun Star Friday, September 28, 2012 By Bernadette A. Parco A GOOD friend, generous and dedicated to the promotion of the faith—these were the words that some priests and church workers use to describe Msgr. Cristobal Garcia, who is … Continue reading

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“CBCP: Priest in ivory smuggling mess deserves a fair and just hearing” & related article

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GMA News (“The Go-To Site for Filipinos Everywhere”) September 26, 2012 6:08pm Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines president and Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma on Wednesday said that he supports an investigation into Msgr. Cristobal Garcia’s alleged involvement in ivory … Continue reading

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Gov’t to prosecute ‘blood’ ivory traders

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DENR: Priest should prove icons legally acquired Philippine Daily Inquirer 12:10 am | Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 By DJ Yap, TJ Burgonio, Nancy C. Carvajal IVORY CHILD One of the prized pieces in the Belen collection of Msgr. Cris Garcia … Continue reading

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Blood Ivory

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Ivory Worship Thousands of elephants die each year so that their tusks can be carved into religious objects. Can the slaughter be stopped? The National Geographic published October 2012 By Bryan Christy Photographs by Brent Stirton, Reportage by Getty Images … Continue reading

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“EXPLAIN YOUR IVORY – DENR” & “Philippines to question priest who told National Geographic how to smuggle ivory figurines”

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Msgr. Garcia’s religious icons under scrutiny after NatGeo article The Philippine Daily Inquirer Cebu Daily News 7:53 am | Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 Cebu priest Msgr. Cristobal Garcia will have to explain to environment authorities how he acquired religious icons … Continue reading

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