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Unite against anti-people policies say Philippine bishops

Verdict against Ressa labelled a sham MANILA (UCAN): Catholic bishops in the Philippines issued an…

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The chilling effect of Duterte’s anti-terrorism bill

Joseph Peter Calleja Former United States (US) president, Woodrow Wilson, once said: “Liberty has never come from government. Liberty has Read more

Philippine media under assault by Duterte
Rodrigo Duterte. Photo: CNS/Reuters

MANILA (UCAN): Philippine president, Rodrigo Duterte, has been accused of abusing regulatory powers by seeking to end the franchise of Read more

Philippine bishops decry shutdown of broadcasting network
Employees and supporters of ABS-CBN hold a rally outside the network’s compound in Quezon City on February 28, 2020. Photo: CBCPNews

MANILA (SE): The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) called on the government to think of the common good Read more

‘Sue us’ Duterte spokesperson told after criticising pastoral letter
Bishop Pabillo says clergy have a right to free speech. Photo: UCAN

MANILA (CNS): Bishop Broderick Pabillo, apostolic administrator of the archdiocese of Manila, defended a recent pastoral letter issued by the Read more

Duterte’s SONA address less than inspiring

MANILA (SE): On July 27, Philippine president, Rodrigo Duterte delivered his fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA) spending about Read more

Philippine police disturb Mass at Quiapo church to grab publicity material
Quiapo Church. Photo: Public domain

MANILA (UCAN): Video footage showed at least two policemen accosting churchgoers at at the Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene, Read more

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Bishops unsurprised by Filipino distrust of China

MANILA (UCAN): At least two Philippine bishops have expressed agreement with the result of a…

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‘Sue us’ Duterte spokesperson told after criticising pastoral letter
Bishop Pabillo says clergy have a right to free speech. Photo: UCAN

MANILA (CNS): Bishop Broderick Pabillo, apostolic administrator of the archdiocese of Manila, defended a recent pastoral letter issued by the Read more

Duterte’s SONA address less than inspiring

MANILA (SE): On July 27, Philippine president, Rodrigo Duterte delivered his fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA) spending about Read more

Philippine police disturb Mass at Quiapo church to grab publicity material
Quiapo Church. Photo: Public domain

MANILA (UCAN): Video footage showed at least two policemen accosting churchgoers at at the Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene, Read more

Bishop of Baguio has ax to grind over tree felling
Bishop Victor Bendico. Photo: UCAN

BAGUIO (UCAN): Bishop Victor Bendico of Baguio, the summer capital of the Philippines, called the felling of 54 fully grown Read more

Country is proverbial frog in boiling water Philippine bishops say
Bishop David. Photo: CNS

MANILA (UCAN): The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) released a pastoral statement on July 19 condemning several recent Read more

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