Saturday, March 1, 2014

Today In Philippine History: Marcelo H. del Pilar Writes Petition for Expulsion

MARCH 1, 1888
Marcelo H. del Pilar wrote a petition signed by 810 Filipinos asking for the expulsion of the Spanish archbishop and the friars. The petition also demanded for the secularization of benefices and the confiscation of the estates owned by the Augustinians and Dominicans.

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