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Catholic priest in Leyte town appeals for stop to black sand...

To drum up the campaign against black sand mining, the priest of McArthur in Leyte led a motorcade around town

Green groups decry mining operations in typhoon-hit areas in northern Philippines

Fuel tankers escorted by at least 30 policemen and 50 private security personnel overran a barricade set up by the people of Kasibu town

Catholic priest appeals for end to black sand mining in central...

MacArthur parish priest Amadeo Alvero calls the attention of the government to the “destruction of the environment”

Mindanao diocese slams gov’t for allowing mining project in ancestral land

The National Commission on Indigenous People’s has already issued a “certification precondition” to Sagittarius Mines for the Tampakan project

Marbel bishop lauds court for upholding ban on open-pit mining

On October 12, a court in Koronadal City dismissed a motion to invalidate a local environment code that bans open-pit mining in the province

Church, tribal groups in Mindanao welcome court ruling against mines

On October 12, a local court upheld the legality of the Environment Code of South Cotabato province that bans open-pit mining

Philippine diocese heads movement to protect Mindanao’s vast mineral resources

The Diocese of Marbel has been named as head of Tampakan Forum, a multi-sectoral movement against large-scale mining operations

Some Philippine Catholic Church institutions accept ‘dirty donations’

Several members of the clergy said some religious leaders and church institutions “solicit” donations from mining and coal operators

Green activists protest Philippine plan to reopen mines despite pandemic

The groups said opening the mines as part of “economic stimulus” to address the pandemic is “not acceptable” and “irresponsible”

Green groups hit Philippine government’s ‘tradeoff’ on mining

Church leaders invite proponents of mining to join the Christian community in the celebration of the Season of Creation

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