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Philippine bishop echoes pope’s call for clemency to qualified prisoners

The prelate said the release of PDLs will enable them “to start a new life as free and potentially productive citizens of the country”

Philippine Catholic bishops remain steadfast against death penalty

Bishop Baylon said the “inalienable dignity of the human person… must never be taken for granted and must not be removed"

Bishop urges more efforts to influence pro-death penalty Filipinos

He lamented that many people still look at death penalty as a “just way” of meting out judgment to those who committed crimes

Bishops’ commission welcomes senators’ retraction of support for death penalty

“Coming from two prominent and veteran legislators, this will boost the Church’s advocacy against any moves to reintroduce capital punishment"

Diocese of Legazpi, inalala ang pananalasa ng bagyong Rolly

Nobyembre 1, 2020, nang itaas ng PAGASA sa Signal No. 5 ang lakas ng Bagyong Rolly bago ito tuluyang mag-landfall sa Bicol Region

Catholic cemeteries in Legazpi diocese closed on All Saints’ Day, All...

All Catholic cemeteries in the Diocese of Legazpi will be closed from October 30 to November 3

Albay bishop orders temporary closure of popular pilgrim site

The Shrine of the Divine Mercy and the Stations of the Cross in Ligao’s Tuburan village will be closed “until further notice"

Catholic bishop wants prisoners, detainees included in COVID-19 vaccination program

The bishop said persons deprived of liberty are vulnerable to COVID-19 due to the situation in the country's jails and prisons

Another Philippine Catholic church vandalized, religious images desecrated

Religious images were reported to have been found damaged outside the parish church of St. Padre Pio in Legazpi City

Bishop renews call to oppose move to revive death penalty

"It is never right to kill people, even if it is done by the State," said Bishop Joel Baylon of Legazpi

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