The bell tower of Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral. Photo: Hitoshi Namura on Unsplash
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Cebu now under total Covid-19 lockdown

MANILA (UCAN): A total lockdown has been declared in Cebu, the central Philippines, with health…

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A jeepney plies the roads of Metro Manila in better days. Photo: Yannes Kiefer on Unsplash
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Philippine’s jeepney drivers beg to resume work

MANILA (UCAN): “We are very disappointed that we cannot resume operations despite the fact that…

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Rights groups and different sectors took part in a large protest action opposing the anti-terror bill at the University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City, on June 12. Photo: Migrante International
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Philippine schools join calls against anti-terror bill

MANILA (UCAN): The Catholic Education Association of the Philippines (CEAP) released a statement calling on…

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Bishops warn against anti- Covid-19 gimmicks

MANILA (UCAN): “Let us not mix science and superstition. The Church has followed the advice…

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Photo: Father Larry V. Miranda CMF
Posted in Features | Commentary The Philippines

The Church in the Philippines soothes pains of pandemic

Recent years have not been easy for the Philippines owing to numerous disasters and natural…

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