Villegas on killings - updates

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More bishops call for tolling of bells vs drug war killings

Aug 29, 2017 - 6:00 PM

The bishops of Cagayan de Oro Cubao Bacolod and San Jose in Nueva Ecija ask churches to toll their bells against drug related killings in the Philippines

YOUNG VICTIM. Bishop Pablo David blesses the remains of 17-year-old Kian Loyd delos Santos, an alleged frame-up victim in the government's drug war, at his funeral Mass. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

German bishops lobby to end Philippine killings

May 13, 2017 - 5:45 PM

German bishops back the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines CBCP in fighting extrajudicial killings and opposing the death penalty

BACKING CBCP. Representing the German Bishops' Conference, Archbishop Ludwig Schick asks German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel to help end extrajudicial killings in the Philippines. Photo courtesy of the Archdiocese of Bamberg's Press Office

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, February 14, 2017

Feb 14, 2017 - 11:37 AM

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CBCP taps bishops to speak with Duterte admin

Feb 14, 2017 - 7:17 AM

It is still critical collaboration CBCP president Archbishop Socrates Villegas says referring to the Catholic Church s similar stance during the Marcos dictatorship

'MANO PO.' President Rodrigo Duterte places his forehead on Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle's hand as a traditional form of respect during a meeting in the Palace on July 19, 2016. File photo by Kiwi Bulaclac/PND

FULL TEXT: Archbishop Villegas on killings and Christmas

Dec 24, 2016 - 11:10 AM

Christmas comes to us as a feast of beauty but we are not blind and numb to the ugliness that has come upon us says Archbishop Socrates Villegas

NO TO KILLINGS. Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas denounces the recent killings in the Philippines in a pastoral letter for Christmas Day. File photo courtesy of CBCP News

Archbishop Villegas hits killings in Christmas plea

Dec 24, 2016 - 10:08 AM

Murder is ugly Extrajudicial killing is ugly Archbishop Socrates Villegas says in a Christmas message about the ugliness during this feast of beauty

EXTRAJUDICIAL KILLINGS. This picture taken in a Manila morgue on December 2, 2016, shows the body of an alleged drug dealer gunned down by unidentified men. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

'Tama na'

Aug 07, 2016 - 11:00 AM

Mula sa lipunan ng mga adik kailangan din bang tayo ay maging lipunan ng mga mamamatay tao sa tabing daan?

'TAMA NA.' Ito ang mensahe ni Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas tungkol sa mga pagpatay na konektado sa giyera laban sa droga. Kuha ni Noli Yamsuan/Archdiocese of Manila


Aug 07, 2016 - 10:00 AM

From a generation of drug addicts shall we become a generation of street murderers?

'ENOUGH.' This is the message of Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas against the recent killings connected to the war against illegal drugs. Screen grab from RTVM

Bishop: Shall we become a generation of murderers?

Aug 06, 2016 - 7:04 PM

Archbishop Socrates Villegas releases the strongest statement by a Catholic leader against the bloody anti drug war waged by President Rodrigo Duterte

'I'M A PUSHER.' A woman mourns the loss of her husband, next to a placard which reads, 'I'm a pusher.' Her husband was shot dead by an unidentified gunman in Manila on July 23, 2016. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP