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Christian leaders warn that silence about the Philippines' proposed anti-terror law 'only assures the impending destruction and abuse of our people'
Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma suspends masses to help stop spread of novel coronavirus
(3rd UPDATE) Most Catholic churches in Metro Manila suspend public Masses starting March 14
'I could no longer claim membership in the Catholic Church in good faith – not just because of the hypocrites in her, but because of the inherent hypocrisy in her system'
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Every time he attacks priests for their hypocrisy, President Duterte echoes the sentiments of many
(UPDATED) Caloocan Bishop Pablo Virgilio David, a vocal critic of the government's bloody anti-drug campaign, responds to the President's renewed attacks on his person
Join us as we make sense of these stories: The rising number of homicide cases under Duterte, the new crackdown on 'tambays,' Duterte's threats vs the Catholic Church, stories of survivors of sexual violence against children, and the President's second year in office
Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque, Foreign Undersecretary Ernesto Abella, and Pastor "Boy" Saycon are tasked to hold talks with religious groups to 'lessen the rift between the government and Church'
Iginagalang ng mga Katoliko ang tungkulin ng Pangulo, at ang mandato niya bilang Pangulo. Sana igalang din niya ang mga Katoliko kahit hindi siya sumang-ayon sa doktrina ng Katoliko.
'Paano siya magiging Pangulo para sa lahat ng Pilipino kung wala siyang paggalang sa mga mananampalatayang Katoliko?' says Bishop Pablo Virgilio David
Yet President Rodrigo Duterte has described the Catholic Church as 'full of shit' and has continued verbal attacks against it amid the recent killings of priests
The bigger issue for the Church hierarchy is that for many of its faithful, its institutional credibility is in doubt. This situation Duterte clearly exploits.
'These killings, alongside the thousands of deaths in the drug war, are grim reminders of the vulnerability of the poor and those who speak out for their rights,' says Human Rights Watch's Carlos Conde
'Ang problema ng mga buwang na ito, santo lahat. Gobyerno, military, police, puro demonyo na,' says President Rodrigo Duterte about Catholic leaders urging him to tone down his tirades against the Church
'Huwad ang kalayaan kapag pinaglalaruan ang katarungan,' says Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle on the 120th Independence Day
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UPDATED I am shaken and pained I don’t understand but these things are hard to understand Pope Francis says as he condemns the Paris terror attacks
The beauty of a work of art cannot justify the slaughter of wildlife the threat posed to biodiversity by poachers and traffickers says CBCP s Socrates Villegas
In lieu of political reforms perhaps the only hope remains in the academe Church and media to try to bring discernment back into our choice of leaders
Here are three things the health community can glean from Pope Francis recent State and Apostolic mission to the Philippines
Pope Francis also thanks the local archbishop for the witness of faith and endurance which your people showed me in the midst of their trials
There is no difference between how he is in public and how he is in private the head of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines tells Rappler
What did Filipinos tell the Pope through their words songs and sheer numbers? What images of the Philippines are forever etched in his memories?
My father has a bitter sweet mantra that he says to himself to stay sober: ‘Just for today I wont drink Bahala na bukas
I’m not comfortable with the fanfare that follows Pope Francis but there are many things this man is doing right
PRESS RELEASE: PHLPost urges online buyers to place their orders only on the Pinoy eMall site following reports that copies of the commemorative stamps are being sold in the black market at much higher prices
The important questions were never asked The contradictions were not questioned If anything the opportunity to know the Pope better was lost
Hailing big families in the Philippines Pope Francis blames poverty on an economic system that has replaced man with the god of money
The Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines says the Pope in his comments on responsible parenthood stressed traditional Church teaching
Listen and relive the words of Pope Francis through Rappler s collection
Facebook users of all faiths share their love for Pope Francis
The crime of making false reports about bombs is punishable with up to 5 years in jail or a fine of P40 000 894 or both
The striking points from the Pope s Manila Cathedral homily: exercising love in service being present to the people and having love in one s service to be a good shepherd
Because Judy the mother of Kristel Padasas is a long time OFW she is entitled to various government benefits from the labor department
The letter is handed to Pope Francis by a young Thomasian who spoke before him
Leandro Santos II one of 4 Filipino youths who gave testimonials before Pope Francis at UST shares his experience and lessons learned in his encounter with the pontiff
Mobile application flightradar24 a live tracker of air traffic shows the papal flight reaching Rome at 12:38 am Tuesday January 20 Manila time
Journalists who have covered pope in the last 20 years or so call the turnout at papal events in the Philippines incredible
Will the Pope s messages sink in?
The government originally planned to release a list of names the President would be granting executive clemency but Malacañang says it did not want to rush the decision
Malacañang thanks the public government and security officials media and church leaders for coming together to ensure the safety of Pope Francis
Check out this timelapse of Luneta and the Quirino Grandstand from dawn to dusk on the day of the Pope s biggest public event during his 5 day visit
There is so much to reflect on to pray over Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle says of Pope Francis messages to Filipinos
How do some pilgrims feel after coming home without seeing the Pope?
What will people do for one last glimpse of Pope Francis?
UPDATED The Philippines bids goodbye to the beloved pontiff after 4 fruitful days in the country
The Pope teaches an important lesson during his encounter with the youth
Here is a collection of quotes from Pope Francis’ state and pastoral visit to the Philippines