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JOSSY REPORT

Trying to win Rizal back to Catholicsm


by Jesuits and Friars
Attempts by Jesuits
Father Antonio Obach-?
Father Villaclara-?
Father Francisco Sanchez-?
Father Pablo Pastells-?
Rizal-Pastells Debate on
Religion

Tumagal ng 8 months(september 1,
1892- April 1893)
Cause is sending of Sardas
Book(pastells background,ano
posisyon niya nung panahong to)
Rizal wanted to know if he could turn
back
Mutual Cordiality and respect
Rizals explanations
Anti-Catholic Ideas
Bitter to friars
Individual judgement through reason
- Bible as a classical writing
- Miracles are impossible
- Christ is just a great man
- Church is great but not Divine
Fr. Pastells Explanations
Humans were inborn corrupted and
imperfect
Misconceptions of rationalism
Accused Rizal being a protestant
His argument is from authority
Elements of Rizals rationalist
rhetoric on Religion
Primacy of concience
Firm belief in God
Boundless trust in Divine Providence
The profound experience of God as a
loving Father
Sense of Mission
Strength of Conviction
Open-mindedness
Result: Stalemate
Rizal could not be convinced by
Pastells argument
Gave each other gifts
Catholicism of Renan and Teilhard
de Chardin???
Imitacion De Cristo
by: Fr. Thomas a Kempis
Statue of St. Paul
Reactions of Father Juan
Ricart
Possible reason of the failure of the
Jesuits:
-Captain Carcinero as a freethinker
- Marriage of Rizal and Josephine
bracken
Attempts by Friars
FIRST ATTEMPT
Offered rizal:
- Proffesor in a university
- landed estate
- P100,000-what amount now?
Conditions:
- Retract his Noli Me Tangere
and El Fili
Attempts by Friars
SECOND ATTEMPT
Use of a spy (Florencio Namanan)to
extract information from Rizals
letters and writings to the patriots of
Manila.
Reference
Zaide garcia
https://monkshobbit.wordpress.com/20
09/01/26/book-review-the-rizal-paste
lls-correspondence-by-fr-raul-j-bono
an-sj/
(Correspondence of Pastell rizal)
https://monkshobbit.wordpress.com/tag
/fr-pablo-pastells-sj/
(atenean reason bat pinipilit si rizal)
https://www.slideshare.net/jimlaguna/
Visit of Pio Valenzuela
Pio Valenzuela
Pic ni Pio Valenzuela
Pio Valenzuela biography
Why him instead of rizals friends
Mission of Pio Valenzuela
To notify Rizal about coming
revolution
Boarded the steamer Venus
Dr. Valenzuela covered up as a
assistant to a blind man named
Raymundo Mata to ask for Rizals
expert medical advice
Rizal objected to plan of
Bonifacio
Reasons:
1. people are not ready for revolution
2. arms and funds must first be
collected before raising a revolution
Rizal also objected to the other plan
of Katipunan to rescue him.