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‘Battle is not over yet,’ say bishops, pro-life groups in Visayas

A Catholic church in Bacolod has cut in half a tarpaulin that tells the faithful whom to vote for and whom to junk in the May senatorial elections (“Team Buhay, Team Patay”). INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Supreme Court ruling that declares the reproductive health law as constitutional has not deterred the spirit of the Visayas-based pro-life advocates who vowed to continue fighting the law, which they have described as “immoral.”

Posted: April 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Some bishops cool to Suarez ministry

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Healing priest Fr. Fernando Suarez

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle has distanced himself from the aborted land deal between San Miguel Corp. and Mary Mother of the Poor Foundation of so-called healing priest Fernando Suarez.

Posted: March 7th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

9 bishops tell Aquino to fire DAR chief

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Agrarian Reform Secretary Virgilio de los Reyes. Photo from www.dar.gov.ph/

Five months before the June 14, 2014, deadline for the distribution of agrarian reform lands, nine Catholic bishops have appealed to President Aquino to fire Agrarian Reform Secretary Virgilio de los Reyes and fast-track the distribution of land to farmers.

Posted: January 31st, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Prelates visit regular prisoners–why not Arroyo?

The Catholic Church remains firm in its stand against the controversial reproductive health measure, according to Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines president Archbishop Socrates Villegas (in photo). INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Bishops and priests do visit common prisoners, why not a former president? Thus did Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) president Socrates Villages defend the five bishops who received flak on social media over their visit to detained former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

Posted: January 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Prelates acted on their own, says CBCP of visit to Arroyo

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Former president and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo. FILE PHOTO

Five Catholic archbishops on Sunday visited former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and said Mass in her suite at the state-run hospital where she is detained on plunder charges.

Posted: January 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

CBCP head asks bishops to reach out to people they have offended

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The head of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines appealed to his fellow church leaders on Saturday to serve the poor and reach out even to their critics.

Posted: January 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

More clerics to visit Arroyo

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Former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo. AP FILE PHOTO

More Catholic church leaders are scheduled to visit former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo to pray for her good health, for “truth and justice” for her legal cases, and for the well-being of survivors of recent calamities.

Posted: January 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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 »

Clerics hails ‘abolition’ of PDAF, but says Aquino must explain discretionary fund use

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Monsignor-Joselito-Asis

President Benigno Aquino III’s decision to abolish the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) was a “very good move” but his administration should also be made accountable for how it spent its own pork barrel funds, an official of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines official said Saturday.

Posted: August 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Bishops urge Aquino to make growth more inclusive

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Cubao Bishop Honesto Ongtioco and Sorsogon Bishop Arturo Bastes. PHOTOS FROM http://www.cbcponline.net

President Benigno Aquino III should spell out in his State of the Nation Address on Monday how the country’s economic growth would benefit the poor and the unemployed, a number of Catholic bishops said Saturday.

Posted: July 20th, 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 »

Bishops accept Catholic vote not yet at its full strength in elections

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Lipa Archbishop Ramon Arguelles. Photo from southernluzoninquirer.com

The Catholic Church’s efforts to sway the electorate into supporting senatorial candidates it deemed good for the country ended in disappointment.

Posted: May 14th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Don’t vote for INC candidates, Lucena Catholic bishop tells faithful

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Bishop Emilio Marquez. FILE PHOTO

In an unprecedented move, Lucena Bishop Emilio Marquez used the pulpit to enjoin Catholics here not to vote for candidates seeking endorsement from or being backed by the Iglesia ni Cristo.

Posted: May 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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