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For CBCP exec, gov’t needs 6-day workweek–not 4


An official of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has urged the government to look for other ways to ease heavy traffic in Metro Manila instead of implementing a four-day workweek scheme in some government offices.

Posted: October 1st, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Bishop asks gov’t to check reports ISIS recruited Filipino fighters

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A Catholic prelate has expressed concern over reports that several Filipinos from Davao City were recruited by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

Posted: August 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Pope Francis appoints Daniel Parcon as bishop of Talibon, Bohol


Pope Francis has appointed a seminary rector as bishop of Talibon, Bohol.

Posted: June 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Bishop asks senators implicated in pork scam to go on leave out of delicadeza

Manila Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo    INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A Catholic bishop has urged the senators and members of Congress named on the list of government officials who benefited from the P10-billion pork barrel scam to take a break from office for about six months to a year to pave the way for a credible investigation.

Posted: May 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Bishop slams agencies distributing condoms, pills to women in Yolanda-hit areas


A Catholic bishop from one of the areas worst-hit by supertyphoon Yolanda (Haiyan) has criticized some foreign aid organizations for giving out contraceptives such as condoms and birth control pills to victims in Eastern Samar.

Posted: May 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »