Team Buhay - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Team Buhay


Remember 'Team Patay'? Here's how it will affect campaigning now

Feb 02, 2016 - 9:00 AM

The Supreme Court decision favoring the bishop of Bacolod means that non candidates can now put up campaign propaganda as big as the billboards and contract unlimited ads free from any form of regulation

ANTI-RH CAMPAIGN. The Diocese of Bacolod went to the Supreme Court after the Commission on Elections ordered dismantling of oversized tarpaulins campaigning against candidates who supported the reproductive health law. Rappler file photo by Gilbert Bayoran

How did SC justices decide key cases in 2014-2016?

Jan 16, 2016 - 3:29 PM

We look back at landmark decisions by this batch of SC justices – between the latest appointment of Jardeleza in August 2014 and Villarama’s early retirement in January 2016

'Ruling on Team Patay tarps protects church-state separation'

Jan 22, 2015 - 7:33 PM

With its decision the Supreme Court has once again proved that it is indeed the last bastion of democracy says a statement from the Bacolod diocese s lawyers

VICTORY. The Bacolod Diocese wins its fight against the Comelec before the Supreme Court. Photo by Charlie Saceda/Rappler

Bacolod bishop: 'Uphill battle' in anti-RH campaign

Apr 28, 2013 - 10:59 AM

But the huge turnout of the anti RH rally last April 27 has inspired the Bacolod diocese says its bishop

STILL NO TO RH LAW. Anti-RH rally participants chant "Junk the RH Law" at the Bacolod City public plaza Saturday, April 27. Rappler/Gilbert Bayoran

Of walls and power

Apr 22, 2013 - 6:00 PM

The Church or any religion for that matter is only as powerful and influential as its followers believe such

Church never wins in elections — Bishop

Apr 13, 2013 - 6:00 PM

When the Church endorses candidates in political elections she always ends up a loser Lingayen Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas reminds fellow bishops

El Shaddai picks 'Team Buhay' bets

Apr 13, 2013 - 11:42 AM

El Shaddai s picks are the same candidates in the Team Buhay campaign launched by the Diocese of Bacolod City to support candidates who junked the Reproductive Health law

Vitug Vlogs: Challenge for Pope Francis

Mar 28, 2013 - 9:33 PM

Rappler’s editor at large Marites Vitug says the Philippine church poses a challenge to the new pontiff

Rappler Newscast | March 20, 2013

Mar 20, 2013 - 8:50 PM

South Korea suspects a cyberattack by North Korea 8 Filipinos charged in Sabah RH advocates launch Purple Vote

Move over 'Team Patay,' here's 'Purple Vote'

Mar 20, 2013 - 12:40 PM

Advocates say they will also consider candidates stand on other pertinent issues

PURPLE VOTE. RH advocates launches a campaign to support pro-RH bets. Photo by Angela Casauay

Senate bets: RH law battle not yet over

Mar 19, 2013 - 8:17 PM

Those listed by the Church under Team Patay and Team Buhay say their piece on SC decision to delay the implementation of RH law for 120 days

In Cebu, Team Buhay means Ang Kapatiran bets

Mar 17, 2013 - 6:00 AM

Tarpaulins endorsing anti RH candidates in Cebu lists names different from those in Bacolod posters: Lito David JC delos Reyes and Marwil Llasos

TEAM BUHAY, TOO. The tarpaulins in the Diocese of Cebu endorse another set of anti-RH senatorial candidates. Photo courtesy of News5 Cebu (Aksyon Bisaya)

Team Patay posters in Zamboanga del Norte soon?

Mar 14, 2013 - 4:52 AM

About 60 priests in the Diocese of Dipolog to decide on displaying tarpaulins vs anti RH senatorial bets

MEETING PLACE. Priests will decide at the Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Cathedral in Dipolog whether to hang Team Patay/Buhay tarps across Zamboanga del Norte. Photo by Gualberto Laput

‘Team Patay,’ ‘Team Buhay’ tarps now in Cebu

Mar 11, 2013 - 10:07 PM

The church sanctioned posters are smaller and come in two versions in Cebu the largest archdiocese in the country

SMALLER POSTERS. The largest archdiocese in PH has two versions of the anti-RH endorsement posters. Photo courtesy of News5 Cebu (Aksyon Bisaya)

5 more bishops campaigning vs ‘Team Patay’

Mar 06, 2013 - 3:20 PM

The dioceses of Lipa in Batangas San Pablo in Laguna Malolos in Bulacan San Jose in Occidental Mindoro and Boac in Marinduque will also hang Team Patay and Team Buhay posters

Brillantes on 'Team Patay' TRO: I'm worried

Mar 05, 2013 - 6:32 PM

Comelec chair Sixto Brillantes Jr fears other politicians may follow the Diocese of Bacolod s lead

2 Negros dioceses say no to 'Team Patay' tarps

Mar 05, 2013 - 2:17 PM

San Carlos Kabankalan dioceses to focus on voter education instead

NONE IN SAN CARLOS, KABANKALAN. Tarpaulins like these will not be put up in the two Negros dioceses. Photo by Charlie Saceda

SC issues TRO vs Comelec on Bacolod church tarp

Mar 05, 2013 - 2:02 PM

UPDATED The Comelec was set to file an election offense against the Bacolod diocese but the TRO would effectively prevent them from doing so

'NEW' LOOK. The smaller 'conscience vote' tarpaulins now comply with size requirements. Photo by CHARLIE SACEDA

Comelec to file case vs Bacolod Diocese

Mar 02, 2013 - 3:47 PM

Comelec Chair Sixto Brillantes Jr welcomes the case filed by the Bacolod Diocese but maintains an election offense was committed

'NEW' LOOK. The smaller 'conscience vote' tarpaulins now comply with size requirements. Photo by CHARLIE SACEDA

Sliced? Team Patay poster still illegal - Comelec

Feb 28, 2013 - 4:21 PM

Comelec chairman Brillantes insists that the Bacolod diocese should take down its oversized poster

Pope would've slammed bid vs Team Patay

Feb 28, 2013 - 9:07 AM

Pope Benedict XVI warns the Church against transforming herself into a directly political subject that engages in partisan interests

More 'Team Patay' tarps in Bacolod churches

Feb 27, 2013 - 2:32 PM

Over 90 priests have agreed to hang similar tarpaulins in their parishes in a meeting with Bacolod Bishop Vicente Navarra

'NEW' LOOK. The smaller 'conscience vote' tarpaulins now comply with size requirements. Photo by CHARLIE SACEDA

Oversized? Bacolod church slices RH poster into 2

Feb 26, 2013 - 8:16 PM

The two smaller posters now each complies with the size prescribed by the elections commission

'NEW' LOOK. The smaller 'conscience vote' tarpaulins now comply with size requirements. Photo by CHARLIE SACEDA

Candidates to Church: No name-calling

Feb 23, 2013 - 12:34 PM

Administration candidates tagged by the Diocese of Bacolod as Team Patay are disappointed by the Church s strong criticism of their position on the RH law

Rappler Newscast | February 22, 2013

Feb 22, 2013 - 8:51 PM

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Bacolod diocese: No to these 6 Senate bets

Feb 21, 2013 - 8:19 PM

Local Catholic Church asks voters to junk Team Patay the 6 anti life candidates who supported the reproductive health bill and to vote for Team Buhay