About the author: Amado Picardal, CSsR, Filipino, Catholic Priest, Redemptorist Congregation. Licentiate in Theology (Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley, California), Doctorate in Theology (Gregorian University, Rome). Former Executive Secretary CBCP-BEC Committee. Pro-life & Peace activist. Biked around the Philippines. Barefoot Pilgrim of Camino de Santiago. Ran/walked across the Philippines. Hermit, blogger.