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Catholic bishops demand explanation for new Philippine COVID-19 data

The Catholic church leaders said the sudden surge in the number of those who recovered from COVID-19 is very “puzzling”

Philippines remains ‘deadliest nation’ in Asia for environmental defenders

The report says human rights abuses are expected to worsen as COVID-19 economic pressures mount on nature and climate

When should the Church speak out?

The Church should speak out whenever the government disregards due process of law and suppresses legitimate dissent.

Philippine Catholic church leaders find Duterte’s State of the Nation Address...

Bishop Broderick Pabillo of the Archdiocese of Manila described the president’s speech as “full of motherhood statements”

The State of the Nation Address: Parsing what remains unsaid

"This much is certain: in his fifth State of the Nation Address, our nation’s reality can only be gleamed in what largely remains unsaid."

Catholic, Protestant church leaders file petition against Philippines’ anti-terrorism law

The church leaders joined other sectors who earlier filed several petitions asking for the declaration of the law as “unconstitutional”

Magdalene, ‘Babaylan’ rock as modern icons of struggle

Mary of Magdala shines bright after centuries of being shoved under the robes of the patriarchy

What’s behind Charter change amid the pandemic?

Charter change initiatives since the 1990s have all been shot down in Congress precisely by political families with ulterior motives

SPOTLIGHT: Church program helps poor meet food needs during pandemic

Program gives more purchasing power to poor families while helping to protect them from COVID-19

Threats, trolls will not stop Church’s prophetic role, say Catholic bishops,...

Religious groups have announced their intention to join demonstrations on July 27 to protest alleged human rights abuses, new anti-terror law

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