Philippines: Br Karl Gaspar CSsR, Doctor of Humanities Honoris Causa

Philippines: Br Karl Gaspar CSsR, Doctor of Humanities Honoris Causa

Before joining the Redemptorists, Karl worked for several development and pastoral offices and organizations, such as the National Secretariat of Social Action, Justice and Peace and was the executive secretary of the Mindanao-Sulu Pastoral Conference Secretariat. At the height of Martial Law, Karl, fighting for democracy, was captured and detained for 22 months by the regime’s military. During his detention, he was adopted by Amnesty International as a political prisoner and became more determined to stand up for peace and freedom.

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