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Philippine ceasefire with Reds welcome amid coronavirus

The Catholic Church and faith-based groups have been consistent in their stance that the two sides should resume formal peace talks

‘Lies, all lies’: Filipino bishops blast Duterte over Cardinal Tagle claims

Church leaders described the Philippine president's statement as 'irresponsible' and 'ludicrous'

The unnecessary need to kill

The Church and pro-life groups should oppose the restoration of the death penalty in the Philippines with as much conviction as they can muster

Filipino activists post bail in perjury case

Activists claim the case was filed as reprisal for their efforts to secure legal protections against threats of state violence

Philippine Church moves to check clergy sexual abuse

Cases of clergy sexual abuse have more than a few to renounce their faith and turn to other religions for spiritual guidance

Making terrorists of Good Samaritans

Critics of the Philippines' Human Security Act say it is open to abuse because the proposed definition of terrorism is too vague and encompassing

Philippine bishops call for stop to controversial dam project

Critics of the dam project forecast the displacement of 11,000 families living across the 28,000 hectares of land that are affected

‘Activist bishop’ takes over Manila Archdiocese

While the Philippines waits for Cardinal Tagle's replacement, an 'activist bishop' has to forge on with his prophetic reminders in Manila

Philippine church leaders warn over US-military ties cut

The Philippines said the decision to terminate the Visiting Forces Agreement was a studied response to assaults on the country's sovereignty

Double-barrelled attack on Philippines’ press freedom

Filipino journalists say press freedom is currently 'under siege', but argue the truth will outlive those who stifle it

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