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Manila clergy call on Duterte to reject anti-terror bill

The priests said they made “prayerful discernment, diligent study, critical analysis” of the nature and implications of the proposed law

New directory for catechesis addresses issues on bioethics, death penalty, environment

The new Directory for Catechesis aims to guide bishops, priests, religious, and lay Catholics involved in teaching the faith

ASEAN leaders urged to address rights concerns as regional summit starts

This year's ASEAN summit is expected to adopt documents on food security, violent extremism, and human resource development

UN experts renew call for probe into Philippine human rights situation

A UN report this month revealed alleged 'widespread and systematic' human rights abuses in the context of the Philippines' war on drugs

Violence over land intensifies in Mindanao’s Moro region

People’s access to subsidies during the pandemic and people’s anxiety amidst the loss of livelihood and unresolved clan wars fuel violence

Filipinos celebrate ‘dry’ water festival due to pandemic

This year the faithful and the revelers were left dry as the coronavirus pandemic and the strict community quarantine spoiled the fun

Church aid agencies prepare for ‘new normal’ in humanitarian response

The 'new normal' demands stronger collaboration and cooperation among humanitarian aid agencies, including faith-based organizations

Bishop wants probe into death of Filipinos in Saudi Arabia

The government is processing the repatriation of 353 remains in Saudi Arabia. At least 107 of those who perished died of COVID-19.

Manila’s homeless back in the streets despite pandemic

The street dwellers left the temporary shelters provided by church groups as schools across the capital prepare for the resumption of classes

Vatican releases 200-page guide for ‘Care of the Common Home’

It’s a users’ guide on how to achieve ecological conversion and implement concrete measures to help the planet

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