bishops in the Philippines - updates

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Bishops hit DOJ for clearing Peter Lim, Kerwin Espinosa

Mar 14, 2018 - 11:00 AM

'I am dumbfounded,' says Archbishop Socrates Villegas, while Bishop Pablo Virgilio David criticizes the Department of Justice for a 'very selective' due process

'DUMBFOUNDED.' Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas hits the 'insulting' DOJ decision dismissing drug charges against Kerwin Espinosa and Peter Lim. File photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Duterte says diplomats 'toning down' criticism of his drug war

Aug 07, 2017 - 11:08 PM

The President says his discussions with foreign officials now revolve around terrorism and the Marawi conflict

In Manila, Australia's top diplomat hits China

Mar 17, 2017 - 12:00 AM

Australia opposes the scale of reclamation and reconstruction that has occurred in the South China Sea Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says

PHILIPPINE TRIP. Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop arrives for a bilateral meeting with her Philippine counterpart, Enrique Manalo (not in photo), at the Department of Foreign Affairs in Manila on March 16, 2017. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

Use your 'moral voice,' Australia tells ASEAN

Mar 16, 2017 - 10:38 PM

Ten voices are more compelling than one Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says in Manila

TOP DIPLOMAT. Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop gestures during her speech at the Albert del Rosario Institute for Strategic and International Studies in Manila on March 16, 2017. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Forgive Me, Pope Francis

Feb 10, 2014 - 3:14 PM

If the bishops consider both corruption and advocating for the RH law a sin former President Arroyo and I come out even

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Catholic church recommends Breaking Dawn 2; netizens react

Nov 29, 2012 - 11:53 AM

The Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines film rating and classification board endorses Breaking Dawn 2 drawing criticism from social media users