People prayer at the National Shrine of Our Mother of Perpetual Help in Parañaque City, the Philippines, on March 11. Photo: CBCPNews/Elmarc Lim
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Holy Week celebrations cancelled in Metro Manila; Luzon on lockdown

MANILA (SE): The bishops of Manila, the capital of the Philippines cancelled all liturgical celebrations…

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Anti-nuclear power activists prepare for a cycle ride during an event in Manila to mark the anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear meltdown disaster that occurred on 11 March 11 2011. Photo: UCAN/Jay Directo
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Bishop warns Duterte against nuclear power

MANILA  (UCAN): Bishop Gerardo Alminaza of San Carlos, the Philippines, called on the government to…

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The ABS-CBN Broadcast Centre overseeing the Eugenio Lopez Junior Communications Centre and the Millennium Transmitter. Photo: Wikimedia CC BY 3.0/Hollyckuhno
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Threat to ABS-CBN a threat to Filipinos’ right-to-know

MANILA (UCAN): The Philippines’ Episcopal Commission on Migrants and Itinerant People has expressed support for…

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Father Alejo, left, and Father Villanueva, right, before posting bail on February 14. Photo: UCAN/supplied
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Philippine court orders arrest of two priests

MANILA (UCAN): A court in Manila has issued warrants for the arrest of Jesuit Father…

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

MANILA (UCAN): Philippine president, Rodrigo Duterte, has been accused of abusing regulatory powers by seeking…

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