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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 »

NY bill would bar condoms as proof of prostitution

In this Oct. 25, 2006 file photo, a policeman watches over a group of suspected sex workers during an inspection of a nightclub in Beijing. AP

New York City spends more than a million dollars every year to distribute free condoms to combat unintended pregnancies and diseases such as AIDS. Yet city police are allowed to confiscate those very condoms as evidence of prostitution.

Posted: April 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Bishop says condoms not effective against HIV/AIDS

Manila Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo    INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Statistics showing an increase in the incidence of HIV/AIDS in Metro Manila prove that giving away condoms is not the solution to the problem, which can be reduced only through lifestyle change, including abstinence from sex outside of marriage, two members of the Roman Catholic clergy said Tuesday.

Posted: March 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

It’s raining condoms, DOH flyers in QC


Going to a spa or a videoke bar in Quezon City? Chances are, you’ll be encouraged to “rubberize.” As part of its campaign against HIV/AIDS, the Department of Health’s National Capital Region office is “flooding” massage parlors, nightclubs and KTV bars with two items that promote safe sex: Free condoms and information flyers.

Posted: March 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Lay leader asks why Catholics should subsidize condoms


If President Aquino says Mindanaoans should not be made to subsidize MRT fares, why should Catholics subsidize condoms?

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