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The Manila Times
NBP drug lords still top shabu suppliersDrug lords detained at the New Bilibid Prisons (NBP) whom President Rodrigo Dut
The Manila Times / Posted 9 hours ago
Drug lords detained at the New Bilibid Prisons (NBP) whom President Rodrigo Duterte identified last year as the sources of methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu that reaches various parts of the country, including Metro Manila (National Capital... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘To kill a priest is to kill Christ’Fellow priests, activists and friends remember slain Fr. Marcelito Paez for hel
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
Fellow priests, activists and friends remember slain Fr. Marcelito Paez for helping the poor and victims of abuse. —ARMAND GALANG SAN JOSE CITY — Catholic Church leaders on Monday gathered in this city in Nueva Ecija province to bury retired priest... Read more
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Pilipino Star
6 justices to testify vs SerenoMANILA, Philippines — A total of six Supreme Court justices – five incumbent an
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — A total of six Supreme Court justices – five incumbent and one retired – are willing to break the traditionally tight judicial protocol and testify before the House of Representatives hearing the impeachment case against Chief... Read more
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The Manila Times
Bishop fears return of PNP to drug warA Church leader has expressed apprehension on the decision of President Rodrigo
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
A Church leader has expressed apprehension on the decision of President Rodrigo Duterte to tap again the Philippine National Police (PNP) in the government’s anti-illegal drug campaign, warning that it could lead to the resurgence of arbitrary... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Crooked officials are ‘kapit-tuko’LIKE California wildfires razing everything in its path, scorching scandals hav
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
LIKE California wildfires razing everything in its path, scorching scandals have leaped from Hollywood to Washington, searing prominent members of the three branches of government from the White House to the Congress and the Supreme Court. Some... Read more
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The Manila Times
Dipolog bishop to oversee Iligan diocesePope Francis has appointed Dipolog bishop, Severo Caermare, to supervise the di
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
Pope Francis has appointed Dipolog bishop, Severo Caermare, to supervise the diocese of Iligan following the death of the city’s bishop, Elenito Galido. Bishop Caermare, 48, will serve as the apostolic administrator of the diocese of Iligan until... Read more
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Inquirier.net
De Lima on human rights: ‘We cannot be silent’Sen. Leila De Lima (File photo by LYN RILLON / Philippine Daily Inquirer) On S
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
Sen. Leila De Lima (File photo by LYN RILLON / Philippine Daily Inquirer) On Saturday, the eve of International Human Rights Day, Sen. Leila de Lima said Filipinos should realize that their government had been “ineffective, inadequate or simply... Read more
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The Manila Times
Pope assigns Dipolog bishop to oversee Iligan diocesePope Francis has appointed Dipolog bishop to supervise the diocese of Iligan un
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
Pope Francis has appointed Dipolog bishop to supervise the diocese of Iligan until a new bishop is elected, following the death of Iligan Bishop Elenito Galido. Bishop Severo Caermare, 48, will serve as the apostolic administrator of the diocese of... Read more
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Sun Star
Sun.Star DavaoDAVAO. Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines President Davao Archbisho
Sun Star / Posted 3 days ago
DAVAO. Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines President Davao Archbishop Romulo Valles holds the arm of a woman as he politely refuses to accept the umbrella offered to him while walking at Rizal Park towards San Pedro Cathedral despite the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Priest warns of rise in violence as PNP returns to drug war, peace talks collapseFr. Amado Picardal AP FILE PHOTO A Catholic priest warned on Saturday of the r
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
Fr. Amado Picardal AP FILE PHOTO A Catholic priest warned on Saturday of the rise in killings and violence in the country following the collapse of peace talks between the government and the National Democratic Front (NDF), and the return of the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Pope Francis appoints Dipolog bishop to oversee Iligan dioceseFollowing the death of Iligan Bishop Elenito Galido, Pope Francis has appointed
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
Following the death of Iligan Bishop Elenito Galido, Pope Francis has appointed another prelate to oversee the diocese that Galido left behind until a new bishop is elected. The Pontiff named Dipolog Bishop Severo Caermare, 48, as the apostolic... Read more
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Minda News
Iligan’s Bishop Galido passes awayDAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 06 December) — Bishop Elenito Galido of the Diocese of
Minda News / Posted 5 days ago
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 06 December) — Bishop Elenito Galido of the Diocese of Iligan passed away Tuesday night at a hospital here. Galido, 63, was installed Bishop of Iligan 11 years ago, on September 8, 2006. Bishop Elinoto Galido offiicating... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Iligan Bishop Elenito Galido dies at age 64Bishop Elenito Galido poses with Mount Mayon in the background during his visit
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
Bishop Elenito Galido poses with Mount Mayon in the background during his visit to Legazpi City in Albay in August 2013. (Photo from his Facebook page) Iligan Bishop Elenito Galido passed away at 10:11 p.m. on Tuesday in an Iligan hospital, where he... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Duterte restores police role in deadly Philippines drug warPHILIPPINES President Rodrigo Duterte has restored the Philippine National Poli
Asian Correspondent / Posted 6 days ago
PHILIPPINES President Rodrigo Duterte has restored the Philippine National Police (PNP) and other law enforcement agencies in the deadly war against drugs, raising fears of resurgence in brutal killings that have victimised mostly poor Filipino drug... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Activist priest killed in Nueva Ecija gun attackCLARK FREEPORT, Pampanga, Philippines — A retired Catholic priest was killed by
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
CLARK FREEPORT, Pampanga, Philippines — A retired Catholic priest was killed by unidentified gunmen in Jaen, Nueva Ecija, police said yesterday. Marcelito Paez, 72, was driving his Toyota Innova van along the Jaen-Zaragoza Road when motorcyle-riding... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Davao bishop named CBCP headTHE Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines has named Davao Archbishop R
Manila Standard Today / Posted 11 days ago
THE Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines has named Davao Archbishop Romulo Valles, who is said to be close to President Rodrigo Duterte, as its new president, replacing Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas, whose term ended Nov.... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Socrates Buenaventura VillegasSoc Villegas—the name evokes many images: the young priest assisting his feeble
Manila Standard Today / Posted 11 days ago
Soc Villegas—the name evokes many images: the young priest assisting his feeble but strong-willed archbishop, Jaime Cardinal Sin, the young bishop who was called to serve the people of Balanga, the President of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Manila police video disputes 'nanlaban' narrative, bishop saysnarrative that only suspects who violently resist arrest are killed. Speaking
Pilipino Star / Posted 11 days ago
narrative that only suspects who violently resist arrest are killed. Speaking to the STAR in an interview, the incoming Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines vice president said he was shocked at footage obtained by Reuters that... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Arch. Valles to clergy: Repel ‘frailty, scandal’In his first missive as the new leader of the country’s prelates, Davao archbis
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 days ago
In his first missive as the new leader of the country’s prelates, Davao archbishop Romulo Valles urged other men of the cloth to turn away from the “dismal shadows” that has hounded the clergy. The new president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference... Read more
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The Manila Times
Lawyers’ group: War on drugs won’t workThe crackdown on drugs in the Philippines is bound to fail, according to a lawy
The Manila Times / Posted 13 days ago
The crackdown on drugs in the Philippines is bound to fail, according to a lawyers’ group. “We learned that the war on drugs doesn’t work. It never has. It didn’t work for other countries and it will not work for us,” the Free Legal Assistance Group... Read more
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Pilipino Star
No basis to declare revolutionary government – PalaceMANILA, Philippines — There are no threats at the moment serious enough to prom
Pilipino Star / Posted 15 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — There are no threats at the moment serious enough to prompt President Duterte to declare a revolutionary government, his spokesman Harry Roque said yesterday. “We appreciate the calls of the President’s supporters for a... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
What is worse fake news or irresponsible journalism?By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective We would not have wanted to give Rigo
Bulatlat.com / Posted 19 days ago
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective We would not have wanted to give Rigoberto Tiglao the honor of a response from us if not for the advice and prodding of one of our editors who is also a professor of journalism at the University of the... Read more
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Sun Star
Filipino ex-priest faces US extradition on sex chargestrial in compliance with a 2006 US extradition request that was approved by a F
Sun Star / Posted 19 days ago
trial in compliance with a 2006 US extradition request that was approved by a Filipino court in 2012. An official of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines said he was not aware of Sayasaya's case. "Even if he is a Filipino but he... Read more
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Inquirier.net
New books from noted Franciscan writerFr. Antonio Ma. Rosales, OFM, former parish priest of Santuario de San Antonio,
Inquirier.net / Posted 23 days ago
Fr. Antonio Ma. Rosales, OFM, former parish priest of Santuario de San Antonio, Forbes Park, has two new books: ADVERTISEMENT “Baptism in the New Evangelization” and “Laughter without Borders.” The first book reexamines the Sacrament of Baptism,... Read more
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The Manila Times
Can DU30 keep his Asean gains?HOW we managed to blow P15.5 billion, if this figure is indeed correct, to ligh
The Manila Times / Posted 23 days ago
HOW we managed to blow P15.5 billion, if this figure is indeed correct, to light up the 50th anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), the 31st Asean and12th East Asia summits, and the 13 other inter-related summits in Manila... Read more
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Pilipino Star
With new head, CBCP sees smoother ties with DuterteMANILA, Philippines — Will the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines
Pilipino Star / Posted 23 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — Will the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) tone down its criticisms against the administration of President Duterte under a new leadership? A CBCP official thinks this is possible as they hope for a... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
PH CHURCH CELEBRATES ‘WORLD DAY OF THE POOR’The Catholic Church in the Philippines celebrates with the universal Church the
Manila Standard Today / Posted 23 days ago
The Catholic Church in the Philippines celebrates with the universal Church the First World Day of the Poor as marked by Pope Francis on Nov. 19, 2017, as a conclusion to the Jubilee Year of Mercy. In a statement released by CBCP’s social action... Read more
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Inquirier.net
CBCP exec hits DOH distribution of contraceptivesA top official of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) ha
Inquirier.net / Posted 24 days ago
A top official of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has criticized the Department of Health’s (DOH) decision to resume the distribution of contraceptives, which were declared to be nonabortifacients. Fr. Jerome Secillano... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘Red Wednesday’ set for Church martyrsAt least 80 Catholic churches and schools nationwide would be lit in red on Wed
Inquirier.net / Posted 24 days ago
At least 80 Catholic churches and schools nationwide would be lit in red on Wednesday in honor of Christians who suffered or died for their faith. Dubbed “Red Wednesday,” the one-day campaign on Nov. 22 seeks to raise awareness on religious... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Pinoys join Red Wednesday vs Christian persecutionMANILA, Philippines — The façade of Catholic churches will be bathed in red on
Pilipino Star / Posted 24 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — The façade of Catholic churches will be bathed in red on Nov. 22 as a symbol of solidarity with Christians who have been persecuted for their faith. In a statement, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) Philippines, the organization... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Church to recognize marginalized sector in ‘World Day of the Poor’Fr. Edwin Gariguez (photo from cbcpnews.com) The Catholic church is calling fo
Inquirier.net / Posted 24 days ago
Fr. Edwin Gariguez (photo from cbcpnews.com) The Catholic church is calling for an end to injustices against the poor as they prepare for the celebration of the first “World Day of the Poor” on Sunday. The National Secretariat for Social Action... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
People’s choice: Condom or foodTHE Catholic Church said Thursday that the money the government will use to dis
Manila Standard Today / Posted 25 days ago
THE Catholic Church said Thursday that the money the government will use to distribute free hormonal contraceptives could be used instead to buy food and essential medicine that ordinary people need. The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘Nasaan si Hesus?’ to be staged anew starting Nov. 19 at CCP Little TheaterWhen it was first produced years ago, the religious musical, “Nasaan si Hesus?,
Inquirier.net / Posted 25 days ago
When it was first produced years ago, the religious musical, “Nasaan si Hesus?,” was so popular that it was staged more than 80 times for the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines and other sponsors, in different parts of the country. The... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
Rising up | Women fight for justice for sons slain in war on drugsNormita Lopez, 53, from Hermosa, Tondo, filed a case against the police who kil
Bulatlat.com / Posted 27 days ago
Normita Lopez, 53, from Hermosa, Tondo, filed a case against the police who killed her son on May 18 in a police operation. (Photo by A. M. Umil/ Bulatlat) “They are our families and we love them. We fight for the people we love.” MANILA – Juliet... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Trudeau raises EJK; Duterte insultedMANILA, Philippines — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau discussed the extr
Pilipino Star / Posted 28 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau discussed the extrajudicial killings and other human rights issues in the Philippines during an informal talk with President Duterte on the last day of the 31st Association of Southeast... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Asean migrant rights pact OKdThe Catholic Church and labor groups lauded the Association of Southeast Asian
Manila Standard Today / Posted 28 days ago
The Catholic Church and labor groups lauded the Association of Southeast Asian Nations’ move to protect and promote the rights of migrant workers across the region, saying it is a positive step towards an improved labor and occupational safety... Read more
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Inquirier.net
212,000 OFWs to gain from Asean labor accordAt least 212,000 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) stand to benefit from a landm
Inquirier.net / Posted 28 days ago
At least 212,000 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) stand to benefit from a landmark pact signed by the 10 heads of state of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) during their summit in Manila on Monday. Under the Asean Consensus on the... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Conservation Mattersformer vice chairperson of the FPE and currently the secretary of the National
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 29 days ago
former vice chairperson of the FPE and currently the secretary of the National Secretariat for Social Action of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines, is the keynote speaker in the event, while director Mundita Lim of the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Suspension of OFW permits draws mixed reactionsBishop Ruperto Santos (Photo from a video of the Diocese of Balanga) The decis
Inquirier.net / Posted a month ago
Bishop Ruperto Santos (Photo from a video of the Diocese of Balanga) The decision of the Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) to suspend the processing of overseas employment certificates (OECs) for new applicants was met with mixed reactions... Read more
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Inquirier.net
New papal nuncio to PH arrivesArchbishop Gabriele Giodano Caccia arrived in Manila on Friday afternoon to ass
Inquirier.net / Posted 1 months ago
Archbishop Gabriele Giodano Caccia arrived in Manila on Friday afternoon to assume his new post as papal nuncio to the Philippines. Caloocan bishop Pablo Virgilio David announced the prelate’s arrival in the country in a post on his Facebook... Read more

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