Sangguniang Laiko - updates

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Sectoral groups to hold 'miting de avance of the people' on May 10

May 08, 2019 - 10:49 PM

The event will bring together religious, human rights, youth, and civil society organizations to persuade voters to choose candidates who will maintain the independence of the Senate

STAND UP. Representatives from religious, human rights, youth, and civil society organizations invite people to join the Miting de Avance ng Taumbayan during its press con at the UP Diliman Hotel on May 8. Photo by Samantha Bagayas/Rappler

CBCP lay arm endorses Otso Diretso, 2 other Senate bets

May 07, 2019 - 5:05 PM

'We believe we need an independent Senate,' says Sangguniang Laiko ng Pilipinas president Julieta Wasan, adding they cannot anymore remain nonpartisan

PEOPLE'S CHOICE. Senatorial bets Gary Alejano, Neri Colmenares, Florin Hilbay, Samira Gutoc, Chel Diokno, and 5 other candidates, mostly from opposition slate Otso Diretso, get the support of the People's Choice Movement in the May 13 elections. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler, Wednesday

Catholic council opposes charter change, rejects dictatorship

Jul 14, 2018 - 8:00 AM

The Council of the Laity of the Philippines rejects 'any attempt to bring back dictatorship,' and calls for prayer vigils on the day President Rodrigo Duterte delivers his 3rd State of the Nation Address

CHARTER CHANGE. President Rodrigo Duterte pushes for charter change to shift the Philippines to federalism. Malacañang file photo

Catholic council hits Marcos burial: 'Barefaced disrespect'

Nov 16, 2016 - 8:30 PM

Lay Catholics urge the Cabinet to help in influencing the heart and mind of President Rodrigo Duterte who approved a hero s burial for the dictator

'VICTORY.' Imee Marcos (C), daughter of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, flashes the 'V' sign as she celebrates with supporters during on November 8, 2016, after the Supreme Court allowed a hero's burial for her father. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP