2,500 Catholics launch campaign vs RH law in Bacolod


Kapatiran senatorial candidate JC de los Reyes: “Cry of Balintawak”

BACOLOD CITY, Philippines—About 2,500 Catholics joined a Mass at the San Sebastián Cathedral in Bacolod City on Sunday to launch a campaign against the reproductive health (RH) law.

Many of those who attended the Mass came in red. Others pinned red ribbons on their shirts.

Tables were placed outside the church where churchgoers could sign a manifesto that called for the scrapping of the RH law.

Kapatiran senatorial candidate JC de los Reyes, who was at the launching, described the province-wide campaign led by the diocese of Bacolod as similar to the “Cry of Balintawak.”

Tatad presence

Also at the launching was former senator Francisco Tatad who said that the protest action launched in Bacolod would have a ripple effect throughout the country as other dioceses of Catholic Church would join in their crusade.

He said he was happy that Bacolod Bishop Vicente Navarra was taking the lead, with Kapatiran and the Ang ProLife Party-list representatives present to support the move.

“I am sure the other dioceses will want to follow until the country becomes united and one in this effort,” he said.

Bishop Navarra said the Church would continue to oppose the RH law, which he described as an insult to God, and other bills in the pipeline that, he said, were anti-God and anti-family.

These are the proposed bills that would allow divorce in the country, same-sex marriages, the legalization of prostitution and euthanasia, or mercy killing.

Call for prayer

Navarra called on the faithful to pray and do penance so that the hearts of those in government would be touched to repeal the law.

Before the Mass, the participants and the clergy converged at the Bishop’s House and then walked to the San Sebastián Cathedral, a distance of about 12 meters.

Navarra then led the unfurling of banner that called for the junking of the RH law. Printed on the banner was a quote from Act 5:29: “We must obey God rather than men.”

Red flags flew in front of the San Sebastián Cathedral and churches throughout the diocese of Bacolod as a symbol of courage to fight against threats to God and family, Msgr. Felix Pasquin, rector of the cathedral, said.

Feast of Saint Sebastián

Sunday was also the feast of Saint Sebastián, patron saint of Bacolod known as a martyr killed during Roman emperor Diocletian’s persecution of Christians.

Vicar General Louie Galbines, who was the main celebrant at the anti-RH law Mass, said St. Sebastián stood up for God, his faith and the people even though it led to his death, and his martyrdom has been serving as an inspiration for Christians today.

“The diocese of Bacolod cannot allow the RH law to enslave all of us, to set aside God, to set aside life, and the Filipino values of love, family, togetherness and belonging,” Galbines said.

Lyndon Caña, a Protestant and chairman of the Citizens Alliance for Protection of Human Life (CAPH Life), said during a press conference before the Mass, that they would strongly battle proposed pieces of legislation that would go against the teachings of God, such as euthanasia, legalization of prostitution, same sex marriages and abortion.

Lesson learned

“We learned a lesson with the RH bill that if we do not strengthen the political muscle of the faith-based groups, we can be run over by government,” he said.

CAPH Life would call on the people to vote against legislators who supported the RH bill in May so laws going against the teachings of Christian churches would not be passed, Caña said.

According to Caña, the Intercessors for the Philippines, a network of 22,000 churches, of which he is a member, also shares that stand.

“The Bible clearly shows that life begins at conception and the RH law endangers life at conception,” he said.

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  • Isagani Gatmaitan

    Can’t they launch a similar campaign: against job contractualization, the enforcement of minimum wages, anti-vat, urban and agrarian land reform…compensation for children whose lives had been ruined by pedophiles…………..

    • boldyak

      kayo naman maglaunch ng campaign na sinasabi mo, wag kayo aanga anga…

    • AntonioPeYangIII

      Bigger question: Why is the RCC keeping quiet over the cybercrime law, which some have considered to be tantamount to cyberspace’s equivalent of Martial Law?

  • mekeni62

    ang dami.

  • florence457

    Happy to read about this movement to oppose the RH Law including all legislators who supported it during its passage. I am not a member of the catholic religion however like them. I had strongly opposed it because I am a born again true Christian.

    Many christian denominations shall soon follow to blurt out their same sentiments and heartaches anent the defiance of God’s word, go ye, multiply and fill the earth. To God be the glory.

    • http://www.facebook.com/ellebullo Ellee R. Bullo

      wahahahhaha humayo ka at magpakarami pero pag madami na po supilin kasi mismo ung church mo di nagpapakain sa mga pulubi at di nagpapaaral sa mga di makapag aral amen?  alright amen ha?

    • Jane Tan

      Your statement really puts me in a position to doubt your understanding of your religion.

    • http://www.facebook.com/pgnelineman Daniel Nielsen

      most born again christians support the bill

  • kismaytami

    LOL! I was expecting to see jc de los reyes tearing a condom.

  • http://www.facebook.com/pgnelineman Daniel Nielsen

    there is bills allowing mercy killing? where drama queens

  • akoombulator

    naputsa kayong mga pari kung gusto nyo kumita ng pera maghanap buhay kayo magbanat kayo ng buto

    • boldyak

      hindi nila kailangan kumita, we support them, we contribute kung ano lang makaya, hindi ten percent ng sweldo namin at kahit hinid kami magkontribute, hinid kami titiwalag…ewan ko lang ang sa inyo….hahaha

  • http://yahoo.com koy-bili

    can’t they think of more meaningful activities….

    • boldyak

      the activity they are doing now is meaningful…it is you who don’t know the meaning of it…better leave them alone on what they think is good..do your own thing..

      • boldyak
      • Yobhtron

        Kagaya mong walang meaningful activities, kaya nga pangalan mo ay boldyak. NADA, zero, zip!  

  • http://yahoo.com koy-bili

    what about the prostitution dens in their city… are they not going to protest against such?

    • Jane Tan

      I have been wondering about that. Prostitution has been around for years, despite being illegal yet I don’t hear Church protests about them. Why didn’t the Imbongs file a complaint with the SC regarding them?

      • panhase

         During the council of Konstanz, 1414 – 1418, there has been for every clergy man 3 prostitutes in the town. Why should they protest against a long standing (no pun intended) tradition?

  • donsupremo

    sa buong 300 years na impluwensya ng katoliko dito sa pinas there has never be such a thing as a Catholic vote. that is purely imaginary and very far fetched…. sure they can vote kapatiran but I doubt they can put down the liberal party.

    • boldyak

      and there is Iglesia vote…otherwise, itiwalag ka….

  • dxdaistar

    kapatiran? ano ito mga kafatid or kabaklan-an. sana launch ang mga bishop against meaningful things that will reduce poverty, reduction or scrapping of the VAT, proper traffic management especially in cities like Bacolod, anti-dynasty law enforced, anti-epal law enforced, a total stop to vote-buying, etc. I have been there in Bacolod and the traffic are just so stupid esp with jeepney drivers without discipline!  From the airport and elsewhere, slow cars and trucks drive slow on the fast lane of the highways too.

    • boldyak

      sabihin mo sa presidente mo na trabaho nya ang paunlarin ang bansa para walang poverty…

  • donsupremo

    gallwch ddweud hynny mewn ffordd well. pwy wyt ti i ddweud pethau o’r fath heb sail bod brodyr yr 20fed ganrif mewn gwirionedd yn ddiog

  • brunogiordano

    “I am sure the other dioceses will want to follow until the country becomes united and one in this effort,” he said.


    The whole country will be united against sa mga mapanglinlang na mga pari, obispo, cardinal at ng kanilang mga sunusunuran mga ALIPIN.

    • boldyak

      hindi kami alipin, kayo ang alipin ng kamunduhan

      • http://www.facebook.com/ellebullo Ellee R. Bullo

        wahahahaha at ikaw boldyak di mahilig sa sex at di nasasarapan sa sex ha?…. anu ka frigid? or just a hypocrate kagaya ng mga pari mong pidopilya at may mga anak?… nakakahiya…

  • motorcyclemama

    They simply mean that they will throw tantrums since they didn’t get what they wanted.

    Power tripping bigots.

  • panhase

    They are really talking about a crusade, like in the crusades where countless people have been killed, mutilated and raped? That is what they want to do and that is good Christian behavior in their eyes?

    “The diocese of Bacolod cannot allow the Rh law to enslave all of us”,. When there is free choice how can it be enslavement? Maybe they need to work on their abilities to comprehend the meaning of written sentences.

    Do they believe they own the state and the duty of the government is to bend to the wishes of the clergy? Is this a theocracy?

  • Meow Ming

    Punitin ang inyong mga dalang condom !! Buhayin ang mga sperm !!


  • Nagagalitna

    Pag kunti na lng kasi ang tanga kunti na lng maniwala sa mga Pari…hehehe

  • just_anotherperson

    “The family is the primary unit of the state.  Do not allow legislation which will encourage those families to practices which are against the natural law of God.  There are other ways to solve the population problem, by enacting laws which will assist families and educating the people.  Let us not think that divine Providence is responsible for what clearly is a result of misguided government policies, lack of social justice, selfish accumulation of wealth and the failure to undertake projects which will raise the standard of living of peoples and their children” (Pope Paul VI).

    Tuloy ang laban against RH Law at mga political supporters nito!

    • Jane Tan

      You’re funny. The RH Law does assist families and educate people. Misguided government policies push people to have kids regardless of whether they can support them or not? Let’s hear a government policy that does that.

      Projects which will raise the standard of living of people and their children? Oh look, that’s what the RH Bill aims to achieve. Rather than deny its passage, how about you create a project that will uphold what you keep crying for, rather than going against the ONLY solution that was brought up.

      • http://www.facebook.com/pgnelineman Daniel Nielsen

        your better off arguing with a coconut tree ive tried but the light never came on

      • Jane Tan

        I know right… Darn shame that coconut tree can’t vote.

      • Yobhtron

        RCC does not have any solution to any of our country’s problem. They are only concerned with money and power.

      • just_anotherperson

        An irresponsible parent will live in poverty whether he has 1 or five children. Will the RH law cure irresponsibility?

        A responsible parent who is able to put all his 6 children to school and put food on the table will have a difficult life but are they a problem for society? I do not think so!

        Are countries now harvesting the fruits of success after decades of contraceptive use? Even economists are in agreement that a healthy population growth brings progress but the contraceptive advocate seems blinded by old arguments.

        Tell me, which country benefited from contraceptive use?

      • Jane Tan

        1) No, it will not totally cure irresponsibility, but it will rule-out ignorance and stupidity as reasons for irresponsibility – as opposed to your solution, which is to oppose the RH Bill with no viable solution as a replacement, thereby still allowing ignorance and stupidity to run rampant.

        2) The RH Bill doesn’t force a person to use contraceptives if they don’t want to. If you are a responsible parent and will continue to be one despite having a growing family, then more power to you. I applaud you. We don’t have a maximum family size policy. You can keep making as many kids as you want, but now, you can’t go around saying that you weren’t educated on the consequences, you didn’t know what would happen, or you didn’t have the money to buy a condom.

        3) I am not a contraceptive advocate. I don’t use them. In fact, contraceptives have already been available since before the RH Bill was implemented. The RH Bill just made them more available. We can keep saying that we should have spent the money on public education, works, projects, etc etc. But, on an economic perspective, our country’s supply (i.e. resources) have long been at the mercy of our demand. We cannot afford to be a welfare state.

        4) Many countries benefited from “population control” or “population policies”. Singapore is one of them (since alot of you like mentioning Singapore). Contrary to popular belief, Singapore is not in trouble. They just think 20 years ahead. They have already tightened policies on hiring foreign workers. What does that tell you? I know this because I live there 2 months of every year and I know alot of Singaporeans.

      • just_anotherperson

        Let us start with ignorance. Do you know how birth control pill work? What the two main ingredients of the pill, estrogen and progesterone does to the body? If you know, how can you push for RH when pills are 85% of the market for contraceptives?

        Singapore has tightened on hiring foreign workers not because they have enough but because of the citizen’s opposition to it. They blame the foreign worker for the high housing costs and for taking the high paying jobs. Do the government still pay locals to have children? Singapore has the third lowest fertility rate in the whole world at 1.11 children born per woman.

        Economic development is due to correct economic policies. No country progressed due to contraceptive use.

      • Jane Tan

        Lol foreign workers taking high-paying jobs… funny. I’m acquainted with managers and company owners there, and they don’t pay foreigners as high as they do Singaporeans. Mainly because of the tax they have to pay for hiring said-worker. 

        You are right that the citizens are opposed to foreign workers because of the following. But, you also failed to include that it is getting very crowded in Singapore and the quality of life is degrading due to the surge of foreign workers. And Singaporeans are a pampered race of people, who, will definitely notice constantly crowded buses and the SMRT, traffic, etc.

        Regarding the higher housing cost, its because the foreigners get the low-cost houses and there isn’t enough in Singapore that the government has to set-up more. Do you realize how careful Singapore is with the development of its limited land area? Why do you think they charge so much for people to own land there?

      • AntonioPeYangIII

        Tell that tor France and Sweden, honey. 

        Among the most stable birth rates in Europe, AND most liberal RH services in the region. 

        Do I even need to mention their economy?

      • AntonioPeYangIII

        A responsible parent makes smart decisions.

        The RH Law will see to it that said parents are given the chance to make the family planning decisions that better fit their circumstances and family size. 

        //Even economists are in agreement that a healthy population growth brings progress but the contraceptive advocate seems blinded by old arguments.//

        Name me ONE economist who is against reproductive health programs, laddie. Find me one credible academe who is  for banning contraceptives, birth control, or access to sex education for women for the sake of economic growth. 

        Because as it stands, good sir, you’re talking out of your arse. 

        The Demographic Dividend: A New Perspective on the Economic Consequences of Population Change – 
         “The authors, led by Harvard economist David Bloom, conclude that population age structure, more than size or growth per se, affects economic development, and that reducing high fertility can create opportunities for economic growth if the right kinds of educational, health, and labor-market policies are in place.”

      • llll0000

        korea, japan, singapore, us and other first world countries. they educate their people about sex and family and they encourage them to use the condom or the pills if they are not yet ready to have children. they also empower their women to have a choice because that’s their body.

  • Ommm

    Light all the candles you like but know the RH bill is now law and you are only contributing to global warming….of course your overpopulation credo is actually the essence of  global warming…so carry on, destroy the planet as you interpret your “religion?” instructs you to do…

  • JosengSisiw1

    Cry of Balintawak, Reyes is right… People should revolt against these friars of CBCP (ooopss).

  • KarlLiebknecht

    Where is the concern for human life when events like the Atimonan violence happen? Why is the Church silent on such matters when it should be the standard bearer for morality? 

    • litobetita

      oo, lahat ibato mo sa catholic church…. 

  • tohellwithhypocrites

    hahaha…bacolod has a population of more than 500 thou and only 2,500 attended the campaign…what a joke…lol

  • Yobhtron

    Walang kuwentang article.  

  • mangtom

    Ha-ha-ha. Itong mga pari think they can dupe Juan and Juana dela Cruz ALL THE TIME. When they say, “We would rather obey the will of God than men, ” what they really mean is we would rather obey the CBCP than the Philippine government.”  Kailangan PALUIN sa PUWIT o BATUKAN gaya ng misbehaving punks ang dapat gawin sa mga paring ito. They are acting like little kids. ACT YOUR AGE FOR ONCE.

    This gimmick in Bacolod will be a flat tire. Just watch. This whole zarzuela will disappear into the thin air pretty quick. Then they will cook up another gimmick. This is ENDLESS comedy )or is it TRAGEDY?) being perpetrated by these clergy on the poor masses. THIS IS WHAT I CALL ANTI-CHRIST BUT PRO CBCP.

    • litobetita

      Hindi lang yan Catholic, kasama din ang protestants. Masyado kang biased kasi anti-catholic ka….bakit di mo sitahin din mga protestants?

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/AIYSIJJOL4JNRLHXVTGUH3NYHM The Overlord

        Whatever. They’re all part of the stupid theatrics anyway. Why segregate?

      • litobetita

        Ano sa palagay mo? Bakit kailangan i-segregate? May isip ka naman siguro at alam mo kung paano i-distinguish ang comment na may merit about the topic at yung mga comment na nagpr promote lang ng hatred towards other religion. Kaya kahit na may iba pang religion na umalma dun, pilit na sini-single out yung isang particular na religion. So ngayon naman, komo hindi ayun sa opinion mo eh “part na stupid theatrics” na sinasabi mo? The feeling is mutual…..we feel the same way.      

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/AIYSIJJOL4JNRLHXVTGUH3NYHM The Overlord

        Of course! How else would you describe a situation where pseudo-politicians flaunt their “advocacies” and spread misinformation in the guise of “bringing God’s message to everyone”? Anti-RH fanatics are so fond of reading something that isn’t in the law. I’ve seen one too many the words “abortion is illegal” in the RH law but fanatics such as yourself insist on the contrary. Seriously, do you guys understand what you’re reading?

        So, why am I singling out the CBCP? I am appalled at the stupidity of a bishop saying that Filipinas will make excellent baby makers for Germans and Americans and that Pinoy caregivers are the best at wiping feces-laden assess and pushing wheelchairs. I laughed when he said that “spreading religion” is akin to lulling a baby to sleep to the tune of “Ama Namin.” I rolled on the floor when the CBCP threatened an imaginary “Catholic vote” (which obviously only exists in their airy heads).

        With all these ludicrous statements coming from Church leaders, can you blame me for ridiculing blind fanatics for still following whatever the cuckoo-ed bishops of the CBCP are saying?

      • Jane Tan

        …what’s stupid is that… they are being ridiculed… and they still follow like sheep…

      • litobetita

        oh yes!! The bishops are stupid and you are not? I am an anti-RH fanatic just like you as an RH Fanatic. I am not blaming you for anything, I am just telling you to be respectful of others. Is it bad at all to ask for something that once think is offensive to what he believes? 

      • Jane Tan

        We’re not anti-RH fanatics. We’re anti-stupid/ignorant fanatics.

        Making a spectacle of yourselves and acting like hypocrites in front of the entire nation is pretty darn stupid. I’m glad that there are still some members of the clergy that are more subtle and reserved in their actions.

      • litobetita

        WE are anti-ignorant too….on the other side of the fence!!! 

  • marienkind

    Red ribbons, like you know, the same ones they use against AIDS, which the church claims came in as a punishment from God. 

  • investor888

    Let us not vote for all politicians who supported the RH Bill as they have destroyed the moral fiber of our nation.  What could we expect of our future generatons with this immoral politicians?    

    • jinx

      Are you nuts? In fact, they’ve given our country the chance to recover from a long-history of immorality and poverty brought about by overpopulation. 

      • investor888

        You’re nincompoop Jinx. This is the main strenght of our nation to those who applied this system as they could hardly takeoff in their economy coz of their more oldies population then skilled young workers while we are the one providing the laborers for then thru OFW. In turn these OFWs are the one sustaining our economy while these corrupt politicians are pocketing this money. I think you are a politician who destroys the moral fiber of our nation!

      • jinx

        Idiot! Don’t think the OFWs are happy sustaining the economy at their expense.  They work there for their family, not for the population that has already reached 100 million.  And most of them don’t intend to live in a foreign for a long time, especially those who work in the ME. And now, you want more people to serve as nannies and asswipers abroad just to sustain a country that has always limited resources for the ever-ballooning population?  And just to sustain the unfounded fear that because of the RH bill, there will be more old people?  You’re so ignorant you already think about the surge of the number of old people when we haven’t even reached the status of a developed country just like Singapore, South Korea and Thailand.

      • llll0000

        their economy took off. singapore, japan etc. providing laborers to this countries will wreck the family dynamic here in the philippines. the children will find it hard to cope with only one parent or being taken care of by relatives. i don’t think God would like it if the family breaks because our countrymen needed to go outside for the lack of job here in the country. we have jobs it’s just that the population grew much more faster than the job the government could provide. 

      • Jane Tan

        Technically, breaking a family up because a parent is FORCED to work in another country just to make ends meet is not pro-choice and it is not pro-family. And, considering the conditions that some of these people work in (i.e. recent Algeria), it is not pro-life.

      • llll0000

        in conclusion, we need the rh bill.

    • John Sulayman

      Let me correct you: Let us not vote for all politicians who were against the RH Bill as they do not know what they are doing. Mas lalo yung Tito Sotto na yan. Period.

      • investor888

        Don’t be gullible as if you don’t know!  No country has ever become successful in applying this kind of law such as Japan, US, Thailand.  Our clergies have nothing to gain by teaching us the virtouous fo doing the right things. Instead they would just like us to get closer to GOD.  Are you not close to God then I suggest you read the bible and get close to GOD!

      • Jane Tan

        Actually, the Church does gain alot by increasing poverty. The Church, or really, any religion thrives on suffering and hardship. I’m not saying that this is wrong, because religion gives us hope during hard times. But, to say that the Church has nothing to gain by opposing the RH, is totally wrong.

      • litobetita

        Heto na ba yung nalalapit na ending ng mundo? Kasi yung actions ng simbahan eh ginagawa ng mali para lang makapuntos sa discussion? The church gains a lot by increasing poverty? Napakasama naman pala ng simbahan namin……puro kasamaan pala ang nasa likod ng mga aksyon nito……talaga nga naman ang mga tao, babaluktutin lahat for the sake of winning the discussion and to prove something which she is not even sure of.  

      • Jane Tan

        Lol. Its not a matter of proving myself right. Its a matter of simple logic.

        How will a religion survive without followers? Jesus Himself came with God’s word, followed by his disciples and so on. The power of a religion or an idea lies in its followers. Were people being paid to join People Power? They were ready to stand against a paid army with their lives just because they believed in an idea.

        You ask me how the Church gains by increasing poverty?  Here’s a couple of real-life examples I have come across throughout my life that I am sure everyone has heard of before.
        1) A gambler who is down on his luck with a large debt prays to God to give him a winning hand.
        2) A mother who has to scrape for money, just to be able to BARELY feed her 5 kids their next meal and worry about the next, prays to God for help.
        3) A thief prays to God for forgiveness after snatching a woman’s purse so he can pay for his next meal.
        4) Everyday employees who barely make do with their payments/expenses prays to God that they will win the lotto.

        I’m sure anyone can add to this list. It is not the Church’s fault that people think this way. But, that is the reality. You ask me how poverty benefits the Church? You, sir, need to get out more. It is plain common sense. Whether the Church takes advantage of this way of thinking or not, is not for me to say.

      • litobetita

        Ah okey. Now I conclude based on what you have explained that your idea and your logic about faith is fallacious. That is a common belief by the people….you only pray when you need something…..lol 

      • Jane Tan

        Er… hello… Are you that sheltered that you don’t know what’s going on in the world?

        You should try joining some community service programs so you’ll know how the lower half of the community lives. Maybe you could ask your maids and drivers if they pray that they’ll win the lotto.

        Funny how some people comment about national issues yet know nothing about said-nation.

      • AntonioPeYangIII

        //No country has ever become successful in applying this kind of law such as Japan, US, Thailand. // The US, Japan, and Thailand have proportionally less cases of maternal deaths, teen pregnancies, and STDs compared to us, mate. 

        And there is plenty of evidence that shows this was thanks to comprehensive RH programs. 

      • litobetita

        Include Ethiopia where I was working before. Boxes kung mamigay ng contraceptives every month. Mayaman na ba sila? In 10 girls whose ages ranges from 12 to 15, mabuti kung makakita ka ng kahit isang walang experience sa sex. Considering na they are Orthodox Christians…bawal ang baboy and kailangan laging mag fasting (no sex daw pag fasting). Because of the introduction of contraceptives eh humina ang morality…kahit may asawa na pwede pa mag sideline kasi walang takot na mabuntis. And the orthodox church did nothing against it. Ngayon bukod pa sa contraceptives eh may divorce na sila so pag laspag na ang babae, divorce na ng lalaki at hanap na naman ng mas bata. Kaya para sa akin, hindi yang RH Bill ang sagot sa kahirapan. Ang totoo dyan, parang nagiging mask or escapegoat lang yung population control sa kapalpakan ng government. Actually kung honest lang talaga lahat sa government, kayang-kaya na ma feed and mga mahihirap na sinasabi nila eh. Yung mga milyun-milyong peso na nawawala sa pera ng government at napupunta sa bulsa, kung mare-recover is enough to feed the hungry population. Sa catholic church nga eh piso-piso lang ang abuloy pero nakakapagpatayo ng mga charitable intitusyon kagaya ng home for the aged at bahay ampunan at nagagawa nilang mapakain ang mga nandun araw-araw at swelduhan ang mag nagtatrabaho dun…. yun pa kayang pera ng bayan na nawawala which is milyun-milyon araw-araw?  

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/AIYSIJJOL4JNRLHXVTGUH3NYHM The Overlord

        The Church gains a lot from poverty. More poor people = more parishioners = more donations from them = more people duped

        The Church has always been against education of what is true, because they are afraid people will know that the whole Church is just a scam. Save yourself from your ignorance and know the history behind your fanaticized cult.

      • http://www.facebook.com/pgnelineman Daniel Nielsen

        what the hell do you know about america except for the brainwashing garbage that the church says about when they want to blame for it for the messes they created. i agree the church has made a lot of people closer to god by killing. the church said they were sorry for burning innocent people at the stake, but thats ok because they got to go straight to heaven. i bet the the murdered peoples families were glad to hear that

    • AntonioPeYangIII

      Yes, because Enrile, Sotto, and Tatad (Ferdinand Marcos’ former PR secretary) are such upright moral guardians!

      • Jane Tan

        He’d rather we vote for people who give our hard-earned money as Christmas bonuses to individuals who are already well-off.

        Be happy! You just worked your butts off so that Ping Lacson’s driver gets a huge bonus for Christmas, courtesy of JPE :)

  • mangtom

    litobetitaCollapseHindi lang yan Catholic, kasama din ang protestants. Masyado kang biased kasi anti-catholic ka….bakit di mo sitahin din mga protestants?Sagut: tama ka. Si Lyndon Cana ay naligaw na Protestant. Kung na-brainwashed ng CBCP, that is his business, not mine. Malay ko. Baka girl friend niya ang kapatid ni Navarra o bayaw niya si Navarra. A thinking Protestant will not fall for this CBCP gimmick. Just goes to show not all of us Protestants are smart-ha-ha-ha.Come to think of it. Ikaw ay na-victimized ng cone heads na CBCP. Did I jolt you out of your stupor, my friend?

    • litobetita

      O nasali pa mga girlfriend-girlfriend ngayon. Mahilig ka magbasa ng mga conspiracy theory ano. Mahilig ka mag speculate eh….. Nabiktima nga siguro ako ng CBCP kaya siguro ako at yung mga ninuno mo if not your parents will be in hell kasi mali ang turo ng religion namin eh. Hopefully eh hindi ka namin makasama dun kasi very honest at totoo yang mga sinasabi mo eh…..lalung lalo na yung pagtira mo sa religion at heads ng simbahan namin….ganyan talaga ang turo sa bible eh….magbintang ka sa ibang tao para masira mo sila diba? Mag imbento ka ng mga theories especially kung maakusahan mo sila ng illicit relationship, tapos hanapin mo yung mali nilang nagawa dati at ulit-ulitin mong ilathala para masira sila. Tama ka pare, I was jolted. Ano ba religion mo? Pwede ba sumali……ang ganda eh!!! Kitang-kita sa asal mo.       

  • Mamang Pulis

    mister navarra–hindi kita tatawaging bishop at ikaw  de los reyes…isama mo na rin si galbines at canya—.

    paki pulot na nga rin lahat ng namamalimos mula baseco compound hanggang sa kinalalagyan nyo–oo jan sa bacolod

    ilagay nyo sa tamang tahanan–damitan—pakainin–paaralin

    malamang mas matutuwa sa inyo yun dios na pinaniniwalaan nyo. 

  • mangtom

    “Cry of CBCP-oops, sorry, Balintawak” is EMPTY GIMMICKRY of the CBCP.  Sanay na ang Filipino masses diyan. 

  • 214365jones

    Repost: Joel E. Ferraris. I cannot reconcile the fact that a rich religion and predominant church could produce a lot of poor people wallowing in poverty! Where is the logic there?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_FFVPH2R22XWJ3Z6QOP3WBA6KA4 EC

    The Catholic clergy in Bacolod are just being theatrical. Most gays are into theater really. Maybe we should humor them. Nothing will come of this activity of theirs anyway. Who else take them seriously? As to that Protestant Lyndon Caña, like all his colleagues in the city council, he is just a trapo. Too bad as most Protestants I know are decent folks.

  • just_anotherperson

    If I wish to please God, I must do His Will and not my own. — St Alphonsus de Liguori

    Oppose the RH Law!

    • AntonioPeYangIII

      So basically, you care more about your imaginary friend’s imaginary approval, than the very real needs of our women. 

      • just_anotherperson

        So you are one of those who deny Jesus walked the earth.

      • marionics

        he he i guess so

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/AIYSIJJOL4JNRLHXVTGUH3NYHM The Overlord

      Really? What is God’s will? Did you talk to God directly and asked Him what he wants? For all you know, God wants children to be fed, educated, and brought up in a humane manner, and not to live in a slum community with his/her 19 other siblings with having barely to eat day by day.

      The priests are not God. You are being manipulated to believe a bunch of pruny old men in white robes who would rather lavish in meals bought by churchgoers’ donations and ride in their SUV rather than help the poor.

      • litobetita

        Ang catholic church lang aside from the DSWD ang notable na tumutulong sa mga mahihirap. Sino ba may ari ng mga bahay ampunan at mga home for the aged sa Pilipinas. Sino ba ang may ari ng mga institusyon na kumakalinga sa mga distressed OFW especially sa Taiwan? Kung may kakilala kang OFW especially yung mga nasa Taiwan, magtanung ka. Even here in Middle East, maraming Catholic Church na syang tumutulong at sandigan ng mga OFW na nangangailangan ng tulong. Ikaw, nakatulong ka na ba sa mga mahihirap na sinasabi mo? 

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/AIYSIJJOL4JNRLHXVTGUH3NYHM The Overlord

        Firstly, the mission of the Church is to evangelize. Taking care of the poor is only incidental. If you know the Church’s history and is not just being a fanatic, you would know.

        Second, not all “bahay ampunan” and “homes for the aged” are owned by the Church. Most are being run by Catholic orders whose primary mission depends on the Order. Again, institutions run by such Orders are not DIRECTLY owned by the Church. For instance in Catholic schools, like DLSU, which is run by the Brothers of the Christian Schools, is not owned by the Roman Catholic Church, even if the Brothers belong to a Catholic order. Besides, I’ve already said that not all of these homes are Church order-run, some were established by the government or of NGOs, so your point is moot.

        Third, why single out the distressed OFWs in Taiwan who were seemingly taken care of by the Church? OWWA has been doing “OFW reintegration programs” for decades. How is this organization that you say any different? Besides, OFWs in Taiwan are only a fraction of the whole OFW population so their work is not as large as that of OWWA’s.

        Fourth, it isn’t my job or obligation to take care of the poor. I have my own needs to address. I am not accountable to anyone, which means, I WILL HELP IF I WANT, WHEN I WANT, HOW I WANT, AND IF I HAVE THE MEANS TO DO SO. I am not a public official that depends on public money for my salary. Meanwhile, the Church, which siphons money from public donations have the discretion to spend it at will. Sure, the Church seems to donate to the poor, but as an entity separate from the State (I cannot over-stress this), there is no COA to audit it. How are you then sure that this organization made of humans are not prone to corruption?

        Sometimes, it is better to know the history of the Church that you are a member of before ranting about things you pretend to know.

        Thank you and have a good day. :)

      • Jane Tan

        Well-said, sir.

      • litobetita

        When people is lambasting the priests and other missionaries of the catholic church, they don’t care what catholic orders it is…they say it’s catholic…one single entity. Why would bring the subject of separate catholic orders now? They are still catholic…they ran catholic institutions and churches and they follow catholic teachings. I don’t see your point clearly….separating each catholic orders just to prove your point about the church and the clergies? I mentioned Taiwan as an example only because there is no point in mentioning all the countries with the same situation…..there are so many. I mentioned Taiwan especially since I was there and I had the opportunity of witnessing the Catholic works there. This is being done by the catholic church to augment the government since their’s are not enough. I know cause I am an OFW since 2001. There is no COA? of course….COA a Philippine Government Agency and not of the church but I am sure that there is a system that the church employs on how they do it…… that you and I don’t know. Even a simple family has his own system of budgeting and tracing their expenses and so is the church. Your argument is pointless. It goes to you too….stop ranting about the history of the church that you did not know. Stop talking about the Catholic’s money cause it is ours, especially if you don’t do your share even just for a 1 peso. And remember, it is notonly the catholic church that collects money, other churches collect more (10%). I also don’t agree with you that the role of the church is only to evangelize. The word of god always leads to …. love of thy neighbor. So how can you show love to your fellowmen without giving help? See the lives of most of the saints, they are about helping people.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/AIYSIJJOL4JNRLHXVTGUH3NYHM The Overlord

        See, ikaw mismo ang walang alam sa Church, haha. Basta makabilad ka na sa ilalim ng sikat ng araw para sa isang istatwa, ok na ano? Di na aalamin kung paano o bakit yun yun.

        The Catholic Orders are distinct from the Churches run by priests. For instance, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Manila (which has a sizable investment at BPI by the way) is separate from the Jesuits. Just because they follow the Vatican means that they are essentially the same. Magbasa ka naman kasi paminsan-minsan.

        Ikaw na mismo nagsabi: ” I am sure that there is a system that the church employs on how they do it…… that you and I don’t know” Hindi mo nga alam pala eh,so how do you know that they money you give is being spent with justice? Nakita mo naman how the priests live a life of lavishness and luxury, a far cry from their taken oath of being poor. So yun na lang ba? Kasi pari sila, di na sila magiging accountable? Kasi pari sila, ipagpapasa-Diyos na lang na sana honest sila sa pera ng bayan?

        You may not agree with me about the Church mission because you want to believe what you want to. Again, magbasa ka ng history ng simbahan mo. 

      • litobetita

        Ayan….ikaw pala walang kaalam-alam eh. Wag mo akong lecturan dahil alam ko na yan…di mo lang naiintindahan ang point ko. Kung gusto ko pang madagdagan ang kaalaman ko, di ako lalapit sa iyo…bakit pa eh may catholic encylopedia naman. Duon mas nakakasigurado ako na tama ang binibigay na information. Nagko comment ka sa tao eh di mo naman kilala. Ang mga pari bago pa naging pari eh may kaya na yan…kung walang pera yan eh di makaka afford na mag-aral yan sa seminary unless na may mag sponsor sa kanila.

        ANO BANG HISTORY ANG GUSTO MONG ITANONG SA AKIN ha? Baka gusto mo subukan kung hanggang saan ang alam ko? Kayo ang walang magawa kundi dumakdak sa mga bagay na akala nyo eh alam nyo na. At for your information, inhenyero ako at sa quality control pa …..sa profession namin, inaalam muna namin lahat kung paano at bakit…..for 21 years sa field eh ganyan ang gawain ko. Kaya mali na naman ang akala mo….di ako istatwa na basta lang nakibilad. Yang pinagsasabi mo about me eh sa iyo bumabalik yan…..describe mo ba naman sarili mo through other person.  Magbasa ka ng Catholic Encylopedia para mas maintindihan mo ang sinasabi mo hindi yung kung ano lang naririnig mo.    

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/AIYSIJJOL4JNRLHXVTGUH3NYHM The Overlord

        And you think anyone cares if you’re an engineer? Dakdak ka ng dakdak ng experience mo nagmumukha kang insecure, haha! Walang maniniwala sa yo.

        Ano ka ngayon kung sabihin ko sayo I have a PhD from the Harvard School of Divinity…and oh, I’m also the Dean of the College of Cardinals, haha! Naku, tatang, advice  ko sayo, wag mong pangunahan kung ano ka man sa mundo, kasi internet po ito, walang naniniwala kahit sabihin mong ikaw si Barack Obama.

        My goodness! Encyclopedia lang pala ang source mo. I studied in Catholic schools and have read all things related to the Church ever since Diocletian was the emperor. Yan ang  ginagawa ng sobran pagiging fanatic, kala nila pahid pahid lang sa istatwa ng poon, ok na. Mangmang pala kung history ng Catholic Church ang pag-uusapan.

      • litobetita

        Ah you studied in Catholic School pa pala sa lagay na yan? Ibig sabihinm eh bobo ka at di mo naintindihan ang tinuro sa iyo. Eh yung pagiging bastos mo pa lang eh pagpapatunay na na di ka natuto kung nag aral ka man sa catholic School? Kung walang naniniwala sa akin, mas walang maniniwala sa iyo na nakapag-aral ka nga dahil di ganyan ang attitude ng nakapag-aral. Saka hindi ako insecure no? Bakit naman ako mai-insecure….patawa ka. 

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/AIYSIJJOL4JNRLHXVTGUH3NYHM The Overlord

        Exactly! Since I studied in a Catholic school, nalaman ko that the whole Catholic Church is a sham. A religion full of deceit. Ikaw, I’m sure wala kang alam dyan kasi you’re just basing everything on gut feel. Di ba naging Katoliko ka lang naman because your parents were or somebody else was? Have fun worshiping your false god, together with other duped followers of the Catholic Church.

      • litobetita

        Oo nga wala akong alam…di ko alam na kilala mo pala ako? Gaya-gaya nga lang ako…di mo katulad na may originality at “matalino” pa. Have fun also in worshiping yourself…..together with all the traitors and badmouthed “christians” kuno…..nakakatawa talaga kayo…lolo!!!

      • litobetita

        Ni wala ka ngang mabigay na reference di ba? Kahit internet ito, pwede pa din magsabi ng totoo….eh kung puro kasinungalingan ang nandito, bakit pa tayo nag-uusap? bakit  pinag-uusapan pa natin mga topic na ito…bakit pa tayo nagre-react? Ang bottom line dyan eh hinay-hinay lang sa pambabatikos ng paniniwala ng iba, kasi lahat tayo ay may kanya-kanya. Nagbabasa ka kamo, nagbabasa din ako…..at obviously eh iba ang reference mo at iba din natutunan mo. What is the point na nakikipag-discuss ka sa akin eh di ka naman pala naniniwala? Kaya di magkasundo mga pinoy eh, dahil dyan sa ganyan….ang feeling lagi, kahit hindi naman kilala ang kausap eh angat sya….giving lectures and so on…..in addition dun sa mga terms na ginagamit na inappropriate naman at nakaka offend. Most of the catholics don’t bother to respond kasi it’s a waste of time….ako eh di lang makatiis kasi di magnda pag nababasa ko mga bad comments na for me, I know that its not right.          

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_U62PHGMKO4RK7BLMC4ACA4EG5A EREC

    Mga BUWISIT! Ang batas nayan ay para sa lahat ng mamayan hindi lang sa sainyo at sa akin na katoliko! Napanood ko sa Ted Failon Ngayon ang tungkol sa DIBORSIYO, kailangan naring pag usapan iyan sa Kongresso. Sa huwag daw paghiwalayin ang pinagsama ng DIYOS, bakit ang pari diyos ba?(baka iyan akala nila), bakit ang mayor Diyos ba? bakit ang pastor Diyos ba? ang DIYOS LAMANG ANG MAKAPAGSASABI KONG ANG LALAKI AT BABAE AY TALAGANG SILA AY PINAGSAMA. Tungkol sa DIBORSIYO bigyan lang ng mabigat na accountability ang mga MAGULANG SA MGA BIKTIMA NILANG ANAK. Ako OFW maraming akong alam na babae na kandakuba sa trabaho dito sa gitnang silangan na sinusulo nilang pasanin ang kanilang mga anak dahil nagkaruon na ng ibang babae yong lalaki sa Pilipinas. Tanong ko nasaan na yong katarungan ng ina na kandakuba na dito bilang OFW habang ang asawang lalaki sa Pilipinas ay nagpapasarap sa ibang karne? Sa akin mas mabuti pang malayang maghiwalay sila …… at kunin anomang meron ang lalaki para sa ikabubuhay ng mga bata. Itong mga DAMASO AT ESKRIBAS NG PILIPINAS KAYA WALANG MALINAW NA PANANTAYAN ANG BATAS NG PILIPINAS SA MAG ASAWA AT PAMILYA, SILA ANG SIGALOT!.

  • AntonioPeYangIII

    Define misplaced priorities:

    The church and its cohorts throwing a hissy fit over the RH Bill while not saying a thing about the cybercrime law that endangers every Filipino’s right to free speech on the net.

    These are the priorities of your “moral” leaders, dear readers. 

    And they wonder why less and less people are taking them seriously.

    • superpilipinas

      It’s not cybercrime law that is an immediate danger. curtailment free speech is never an immediate danger. internet blog is not a basic need.

      It is not having FOI which is immediate danger since people are cheated when multi-million/billion peso government transactions are not made transparent.  the rich and the few benefit, and poor people are deprived or short-changed of basic services.

  • virgo57

    Nagpapansin na naman itong taloning JC de Los Reyes at ginawang facility ang simbahan at nakisawsaw pa itong tadtad ng kasinungalingan na si Kit Tatad. Ikaw de Los Reyes hindi ka nadala at nagsasayang ka na naman ng oras at magwaldas ng pera bakit ang taas ng ere mo at tinumbok mo kaagad ang matataas na position dati presidente ngayon umuorong ka ng konti at pagka senador na naman. Buti sa iyo subukan mo muna barangay captain at ‘wag ka masyado sumipsip sa simbahang katoliko dahil lumpong organization Ito.

    • Loggnat

      Kapatiran…. the best and the brightest of the ‘Opus Dei’…:))

  • superpilipinas

    The elections will be the best deciding venue for RH.

    If there are majority of pro-RH then the pro-RH candidates will win and RH stays. Otherwise, the ant-RH will win and RH will be repealed.

    It’s called democracy. 

    • philip hernaez

      it is about to have a Catholic vote..iyong Iglesia ng ani cristo, matagal na nilang tradisyon yan.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_POBZSV5PGTGUS3YA2KR2NZI3HA Alex

    This ripple that the disgraced tatad is expecting will once again be lost to the wave of support from pro-RH Law.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/NV25ZPWMBDYFXEYR3AWQ43ZS5E Hein S

    It was God’s Will that the RH Bill passed.

    Just like in ITALY 40 years ago.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/VS5EYSP4FPOTVQCJZ24NRE6Z2M Edgardo Mendoza


  • http://profile.yahoo.com/VS5EYSP4FPOTVQCJZ24NRE6Z2M Edgardo Mendoza


  • http://profile.yahoo.com/VS5EYSP4FPOTVQCJZ24NRE6Z2M Edgardo Mendoza


  • ManongOsang

    The ARCHITECT of Martial LAW- Kit Tatad…

    Instead of Creating National Organizations to Overturn RH LAW, you should FOCUS Instead of FEEDING the 35 Million Filipino Children who are HUNGRY everyday !!!

    You should FOCUS your energy on the 21 million Filipino Street Kids who have NO FOOD, NO HOME, NO MONEY, NO EDUCATION & 70% of them END Up committing CRIMES !!!

  • RayQN

    The Catholic church should stop their hypocrisy as their fight is not grounds of faith and morals but in the retention of greed and power. These people and the clergy that fight the RH Law are the most ignorant and uninformed masses the Philippines has ever seen. And to the clergy, you ought to be really ashamed of yourself. It seems you are totally ignorant of church history. Your contradiction to the RH Law in nothing but an addendum to the series of missteps in the curia like it’s accusation of Galileo Galilei (yes, the Astronomer) for declaring that the earth revolved around the sun and not vice versa as the Church believed, or the Torquemada Inquisition sanctioned by the church where innocent lives we lost for being punished without due course of justice, or it silence despite their knowledge that millions of Jews were being sent to their deaths or the latest paedophilia scandals in the US. It would do the church well to present an alternative solution to the overpopulation problem in the Philippines if they think this is wrong or just keep their mouths shut instead of spewing forth hypocrisies which unfortunately a some  ignorant or plain stupid Filipinos readily accept, hook,line and sinker. 

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/SPLUBLEOSERDBOIJTDOC6XIWGU mxsclxmxn

      is Galileo with your pastor now? no? of course! he is in the catholic church! what the fuxxx  you are complaining about? 

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/SPLUBLEOSERDBOIJTDOC6XIWGU mxsclxmxn

      …coward…dont write it here!!!…go outside and say that to the Filipinos! Let us see how brave you are stupid!

  • addictscience

    2500 are willing to kill more children again. Focus on what had beenn born, don’t focus on begetting babies again and leave them hungry, no education. Imagine the 20M street kids in the Philippines. Why till now hypocrites wants more baby to gain more church members to earn more money for their own?

    (Mag focus tau mga Filipino kong anu ang nasa atin na, ang atin 20 Million na mga kabataang nasa lansangan na walang education, walang pagkain kay sa manganak nG mag anak na wala namang ika sustento. TAPOS NA ANG PANAHON NG MGA HEPOKRITONG MGA PARI.)

    • philip hernaez

      the government should create more jobs and provide adequate education. hindi nmn makakarating ang condoms at pills n yan sa mga mahihirap, impossible yan!!!

      • AntonioPeYangIII

        Philip, the UNFPA has repeatedly stated – and proven – that any meaningful programs to help women and to fight poverty are tied in with reproductive health education and medicine.

        It’s not a matter of either better jobs and education or the RH Bill. It’s BOTH. 

      • Jane Tan

        Lol… Government should also give food, education, etc diba?

        Explore nga natin yung micro version.

        If a poor family of 4 (husband, wife and 2 kids) asks you for food for their family, would you give them food? Let’s say you would. Next week they do the same thing. And again, let’s say you will give them a week’s worth of food.

        After months of providing for the family, the wife comes to you asking for food for their family of 5 (husband, wife and 3 kids). Again, you are a good Catholic that you will comply. After another few months, it becomes 4 kids. Then 5 kids. Then 6 kids. Can you keep on providing? Pano kung yung babae na may 22 kids, kaya mo? Kaya mo bigyan ng trabaho ang lahat ng mga anak niya?

        You are creating a system where the people will always be a dependant. Wala akong pagkain, bibigyan naman ako ng gobyerno. Wala akong bahay, bibigyan naman ako ng gobyerno. Wala akong trabaho, bibigyan naman ako ng gobyerno.

        Where do you think they’ll get the money to keep-up with this lax and irresponsible attitude?

      • http://www.facebook.com/killadajoker Denis Chanco


  • http://www.facebook.com/pgnelineman Daniel Nielsen

    palma in his speech yesterday said parents should have more children as they are objects of love and joy. children are objects? i dont see much love and joy on the children sitting in front of the malls sniffing rugby, or the children running out in traffic begging for money. the closest b he gets to the poor is when he goes to the golf course

    • Jane Tan

      Lol you should visit the Church in Forbes. It has 24-hour aircon and multiple flat-screen monitors to show the Responsorial Psalm while there are kids begging right outside the gates.

      • http://www.facebook.com/pgnelineman Daniel Nielsen

        is that the church where they sell abortion pills in the stalls in front of it

      • Jane Tan

        I don’t think so, but there’s a mercury drug a few steps away that sells contraceptives lol

      • http://www.facebook.com/pgnelineman Daniel Nielsen

        george is right according to the internet

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_BL2GYU35SO6HTJUEAUTXS3QFYM George Lapulapu

        ..that one is in Quiapo

      • http://www.facebook.com/pgnelineman Daniel Nielsen

        thanks knew it was there somewhere

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/SPLUBLEOSERDBOIJTDOC6XIWGU mxsclxmxn

        …wounded child, you should go inside and visit the blessed sacrament! 

      • http://www.facebook.com/pgnelineman Daniel Nielsen

        when god handed out brains you thought he said trains and you didnt want one

      • Jane Tan

        Lol. Coming from the person with the judgemental reaction because he got hurt?

        I go to Church. In fact, I visited various Church’s because I appreciate their fine architecture. That’s how I know what’s inside this one. You should go to a Church sometime, maybe you’d get a revelation on what’s happening in the world of Catholics.

      • http://www.facebook.com/pgnelineman Daniel Nielsen

        touche ihave the feeling he doesnt like me either

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/SPLUBLEOSERDBOIJTDOC6XIWGU mxsclxmxn

      any plan of undoing your vasectomy? owwwss….its irreversible. what made you have a vasectomy? afraid of kids?

      • http://www.facebook.com/pgnelineman Daniel Nielsen

        i have 3 by birth and 3 adopted because their mother didnt want them because she was a sabu addict. now she has 4 more. all seven have mental problems because she was taking drugs while having them. that might explain the way the way you are. you sure obsessed with vasectomies jealous because you afraid it might hurt. but as damaged as these kids are they are still a better person than you ever will be.you would make a good poster child for birth control

      • http://www.facebook.com/pgnelineman Daniel Nielsen

        this is the most  fun ive had in a long time thank you for the entertainment

  • disqusted0fu

    Anti RH groups must continue their fight against this redundant law that could instead be used for more corruption. Population growth was somehow managed and controlled properly by past administrations without this law. It is doable, its just about doing it.

    • philip hernaez

      it paves the ways for more corruptions.

      • Jane Tan

        Every law can be abused. That doesn’t mean we shouldn’t pass it. We won’t even have a Constitution if everyone used your logic.

        How sure are you once the government passes the FOI Bill that the information presented to the public is the real one?

        How about the law that allowed JPE to give the money we pay in taxes as bonuses to well-off senators?

        If you won’t believe in your government’s capability to enforce the law, then don’t live in the Philippines.

    • http://www.facebook.com/killadajoker Denis Chanco


      • Jane Tan

        I think he’s being sarcastic lol… but yeah, I agree with you.

  • Roy Rosales

    the 2500 or more catholics from bacolod must be out of their mind,including former sen.tatad,sen.cand,reyes in general and bishop navarra in particular,to launch campaign including prayers against the rh bills,which is now a law.the good bishop,which is a clone of their oppressive spanish friars descendant had still the stigma of infallability.they should realized that [hindi na bobo mga filipino]shame on these hypocrites

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_BL2GYU35SO6HTJUEAUTXS3QFYM George Lapulapu

    “We learned a lesson with the RH bill that if we do not strengthen the political muscle of the faith-based groups, we can be run over by government,”


    ..its time we go back to the Spain colonial time were we the Roman Catholic church rule this country with impunity!!!! we can not live peacefully with others who do not share with us our belief..

    my suggestion is, first, maybe you should stop singing those protestants gospel songs in your churches if you cant live peacefully and equally with others.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/NV25ZPWMBDYFXEYR3AWQ43ZS5E Hein S

    Move On, LOOZER  priests.

    The People have Spoken.

  • http://www.facebook.com/killadajoker Denis Chanco


  • ManongOsang

    The Philippines is currently the 12th Most Populated Country in the World !
    But We are also the ranked by World Bank, IMF & UN as One of the POOREST Nations in the world ( we are ranked anywhere from 126 to 135 out of 190 nations in terms of wealth)

    Singapore & Australia are ranked as the Highest Quality of Living in terms of Wealth to Population in the Pacific Rim. Both nations have Low Populations & Enormous Wealth! Their Educational system is one of the highest in the world with very small class sizes & the latest technology.

    The UN education counsel ranked the Philippines as the 3rd Most Over Populated School system for elementary & high school in Asia due to massive population of young Filipino students compared to available teachers, classrooms, books, and computers!

    For the Last 15 years alone, we are literally producing MILLIONS upon MILLIONS of young Filipino children who are getting substandard education due to lack of  facilities, technology & qualified teachers.

    We are producing a sub culture in the MILLIONS of Young Filipino kids who DROP OUT OF school & become ‘ Street Kids” which transforms into MILLIONS of  ILLITERATE ADULTS & MILLIONS of Young Adults who Out of Desperation & Hunger commit CRIMES in society.

    It is IMPOSSIBLE for the Philippines to ever be competitive globally & improve our quality of life if Millions upon Millions of young poor, hungry, illiterate children join the population yearly!

    • http://www.facebook.com/pgnelineman Daniel Nielsen

      good article

    • bgcorg

      Where pro-rh followers got the notion that majority of Filipinos want rh is not solidly founded.  Moreover, it is doubtful whether the rh law is the right solution to minimize maternal deaths.  Often deaths happen because medical care and facilities are not too available for many pregnant women and young mothers.  In far off places, pregnant women die because of lack of nutrition, poverty or distance from availment of medical care.  It appeared that pressure and rhetoric and media hype and lobby money speak louder than reason, law and morality and the practice of the virtues. Without endorsing artificial contraception, proper information can be disseminated,

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/VS5EYSP4FPOTVQCJZ24NRE6Z2M Edgardo Mendoza


  • darkempire007

    The main ting the catholic church is afraid of is EDUCATION

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