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2 priests, 2 pro-life activists arrested trying to save babies inside New Jersey abortion center -

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Respect and Care for Life 2019 -

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Over 41 million abortions estimated in 2018, making ‘choice’ world’s leading cause of death -

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Everyone must respect the basic human rights of all human beings, pope says -

Friday, December 14, 2018

Parents of ‘miracle’ micro-preemie thankful to bring home healthy girl -

Thursday, November 29, 2018

WATCH: Drag queen admits he’s ‘grooming’ children at story hour events -

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Brazil elects pro-life president, despite pressure to legalize abortion -

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Alfie Evans’ parents to ‘form a relationship’ with hospital, ask supporters to return home: BREAKING -

Friday, April 27, 2018

Couples told: ‘Have courage to fight divorce bill’ -

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

CBCP STATEMENT ON THE DIVORCE BILL -

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Pastoral Statement Against Divorce -

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Cardinal Tagle to lead walk against killings -

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

49 Abortion Clinics Closed in 2017, 77% of All Abortion Clinics Open in 1991 Have Shut Down -

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Bishop condemns killing of priest -

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Church urges repentance over rampant killings -

Monday, November 6, 2017

Our Lady of Fatima will be icon at prayer for healing -

Monday, October 30, 2017

Church urges faithful to join ‘heal the nation’ Edsa procession -

Monday, October 16, 2017

Fr. Chito rescued from Maute captivity -

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Cardinal Tagle’s statement on drug-related killings -

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Pro-life Position Paper on Death Penalty -

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Oppose death penalty revival, new senators urged

The Catholic Church’s prison ministry urged new senators to shelve proposals to reinstate the death penalty in the country’s legal system. Mr. Rodolfo Diamante of the church’s Commission on Prison Pastoral Care, said the legislators should not pass legislations just to please Malacañang. He said that senators have been elected by the people to work for their welfare and not for President Rodrigo Duterte. “We urge them to study the bills thoroughly and determine if they will really address the problems of our country,” he said. Senate President Vicente Sotto III said the revival of capital punishment for high level…

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Cardinal Tagle invites faithful to ’walk for life’ on Feb. 16

Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila and other church leaders urged the faithful to give their Saturday morning to come together as one community and stand for life. The cardinal said he looks forward to being with many people in Metro Manila and nearby provinces from 4am to 8am on Feb. 16 for this year’s “Walk for Life” at the Quezon City Memorial Circle. “Our contributions are small steps to show that we value life. So together let us walk for life,” Tagle said. Now on its third year, the gathering is organized by the Council of the Laity of…

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Everyone must respect the basic human rights of all human beings, pope says

VATICAN— The fundamental rights of all human beings, especially the most vulnerable, must be respected and protected in every situation, Pope Francis said, marking Human Rights Day, Dec. 10. “While a part of humanity lives in opulence, another part sees their dignity denied, ignored or infringed upon and their fundamental rights ignored or violated,” he said. Such a contradiction leads one to ask “whether the equal dignity of all human beings — solemnly proclaimed 70 years ago — is truly recognized, respected, protected and promoted in every circumstance,” he said in a written message. The message was read aloud by…

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‘Respect for human rights begins at home,’ bishop tells gov’t

The Philippines must lead by example in the field of human rights, a ranking Catholic official said after the country won a seat at the United Nations Human Rights Council. Bishop Pablo Virgilio David of Kalookan said the Philippines must stand up for human rights and “set a good example to the world”. “I hope that our representation in the UN Human Rights Council is a positive thing and that means we have to start right at home,” said David, Vice President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP). A vocal critic of the government’s bloody war against…

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CBCP agency remains vigilant against death penalty

Mr. Rodolfo Diamante, executive secretary of the bishops’ Commission on Prison Pastoral Care, presents a handbook against death penalty after a Mass commemorating the 12th anniversary of the abolition of the capital punishment in the country, June 25, 2018. Opponents of the proposal to reinstate capital punishment in the country remains steadfast and are keeping a close eye on the Senate. Marking the 12th anniversary of the abolition of the death penalty with a Mass in Manila on Monday, staunch “right to life” advocates said there is no room for complacency as the ball remains in the hands of the…

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Cardinal Tagle to lead walk against killings

(L-R) George Campos of the Couples for Christ, CBCP Commission on Laity chairman; Manila Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo; Sangguniang Laiko ng Pilipinas president Julieta Wasan, and Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) Philippines media direcor Peachy Yamsuan hold a press conference, Feb. 12, 2018. ROY LAGARDE Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle will lead the march in Manila next week to protest the continued killings in the country. In what could be the largest pro-life event so far this year, the “Walk for Life” will be held simultaneously in other dioceses on Feb. 24. In a press briefing on Monday, Manila…

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CBCP pastoral guidelines for discerning the moral dimension of the present-day moves for Charter change

Catholic bishops pose for a group photo after the opening Mass of their 116th plenary assembly at the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral on Jan. 27, 2018. SAMMY NAVAJA “Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.” (2 Cor. 3:17) Beloved People of God: Introduction To change or not to change the Constitution, that is the fermenting political question of the day. The move for Charter change is, and has been, the proposed vehicle to adopt Federalism as a new form of government. But ignored in the welter of political opinions regarding Charter change is the fundamental moral dimension of…

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Bishop condemns killing of priest

The body of Fr. Marcelito “Tito” Paez waits to be transported from the Gonzales General Hospital morgue in San Leonardo town to a funeral home in Guimba, Nueva Ecija, December 5, 2017. CBCPNews STO. DOMINGO, Nueva Ecija— Bishop Roberto Mallari of San Jose has expressed alarm at the killing of an elderly priest in his diocese. Four men in two motorcycles ambushed Fr. Marcelito “Tito” Paez at about 8pm while he was driving his vehicle in Jaen town. The priest was rushed to a hospital in the nearby town of San Leonardo but he expired around two hours later after…

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Our Lady of Fatima will be icon at prayer for healing

Thousands of devotees join the grand Marian procession along the streets of Cebu City to honor the 100th anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima’s apparitions in Portugal, October 13, 2017. SAMMY NAVAJA The Catholic Church will be using an image of Our Lady of Fatima in a procession against extrajudicial killings along the historic Edsa highway on November 5. It’s the same image that devotees brought to Edsa in the peaceful “people power” revolt in 1986, facing tanks and soldiers of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos. The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) said it will be a prayerful gathering…

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Church urges faithful to join ‘heal the nation’ Edsa procession

Seminarians and different religious groups call for an end to drug-related killings during a candlelight vigil at the Christ the King Church in Quezon City, Oct. 6, 2017. ANGIE DE SILVA MANILA— A “heal the nation” campaign will see people take to the historic street of Edsa next month to pray for peace amid the spate of killings in the country. The “Lord Heal Our Land Sunday” on November 5 will start another month-long period of praying for victims of extrajudicial killings as a result of the government’s bloody anti-drug war. To launch the activity, Catholic bishops are inviting Catholics…

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