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Bishops urge Napoles to bare all about ‘pork’ scam in Senate inquiry

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Janet-Lim Napoles inside his cell in Fort Sto. Domingo   CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/PNP/PIO

While the Senate is thinking how Napoles can be compelled to tell all when she appears in an inquiry on Nov. 7, several Catholic bishops are urging the alleged chief operator of the P10-billion pork barrel scam to “expose the truth” for the sake of the common good.

Posted: October 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Bishops eye plan of action against vote buying, PCOS flaws in future polls

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EARLIER this month, two banners displaying anti-RH and pro-RH senatorial candidates were put up at San Sebastian Cathedral in Tarlac City. JO MARTINEZ-CLEMENTE/INQUIRER CENTRAL LUZON

Several Catholic bishops said on Wednesday they were saddened that vote-buying worsened during the May 13 elections, an indication that the Catholic Church should boost its efforts to educate voters amid a nation facing values crisis.

Posted: May 15th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Archbishop Cruz says Palace behind survey

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Archbishop Emeritus Oscar Cruz. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Some bishops saw a “political motive” behind a recent Social Weather Stations survey that found a sharp decline in the percentage of Catholics going to church.

Posted: April 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Catholic bishops debunk reports of falling mass attendance

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Bishop Martin Jumoad

Even in Basilan, the churches are full. A Catholic prelate said this on Thursday as he and other bishops continued to debunk the Social Weather Station (SWS) survey showing that the number of Filipinos going to Church had gone done down by more than half in the last 20 years.

Posted: April 11th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Catholic leaders vow to ensure defeat of LP candidates in 2013 polls over RH law

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President Aquino: In campaign mode FILE PHOTO

Catholic leaders lambasted on Saturday the “secrecy” that shrouded President Aquino’s signing of the reproductive health (RH) bill into law and vowed to “exhaust all legal remedies” to have it repealed.

Posted: December 29th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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