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House panel passes bill protecting human rights defenders
The bill, if enacted, would also establish a Human Rights Defenders Protection Committee
Proposed civil recognition of Church annulment of marriage passes House panel
The proposed measure was an offshoot of Pope Francis’ position to simplify the procedures for annulling marriages in the Catholic Church
Bill promoting religious freedom approved in Philippines’ House of Representatives
The measure seeks to prohibit to burden, curtail, impinge or encroach on a person’s right to exercise his/her religious belief
Proposed law promoting religious freedom passes House Committee of Congress
The proposed measure seeks to “encourage spiritual growth (and) promote a free market of religious ideas"
Catholic priest hits proposal to abolish agency tasked to recover ill-gotten...
“We were warned early on that if Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. wins the election, our quest for the ill-gotten wealth will be over”
Philippine legislators press for measure to establish climate justice mechanism
The proposed measure aims to develop sustainable and national industry “using environmentally-sound production technologies and methods”