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Bishop urges public to unite against anti-terror bill -

Thursday, June 4, 2020

Pastoral Statement of the Bishops of Metro Manila -

Monday, March 16, 2020

Priest refutes senator: ‘Divorce will never be pro-family’ -

Thursday, September 19, 2019

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

Much Ado About DOMA

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                              The US Supreme Court had just decided on DOMA, or the defense of marriage act. Here are some facts on the US ruling, and how it will affect future rulings on marriage and the family here in our country. 1. What just happened at the U.S. Supreme Court? The court issued two decisions regarding homosexual “marriage.” The first involved the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), and the second involved California’s Proposition 8. 2. What is DOMA? The Defense of Marriage Act is a law passed…

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Muslims join Christians in bid to junk RH law

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                            MANILA, July 2, 2013—Barely a week before the Supreme Court tackles the much-awaited oral arguments on the controversial Republic Act (RA) 10354 or RH law, some Muslim groups filed yet another petition seeking to nullify the law for its unlawful provisions. Muslims have joined in the bid to challenge the law which Muslims believe is against the Quran citing particularly Surat Al-’Isrā’ 17:31 which states “And do not kill your children for fear of poverty. We provide for them and for you. Indeed, their killing is…

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Bishop, priest see Garin appointment as political payback

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                            MANILA, July 2, 2013— Two Catholic Church officials said the plan to appoint former lawmaker and staunch advocate of a contraception law as Health undersecretary looks like political payback. Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Emeritus Archbishop Oscar Cruz said that appointing former Iloilo Rep. Janette Garin as Health undersecretary only shows that the government is “pro-population control.” “It’s already very evident that the President (Benigno Aquino III) is anti-population,” said Cruz, who heads the Church’s National Appellate Matrimonial Tribunal. “I think they are the same as far as population…

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UNFPA spends $11M to push RH in PHL

MANILA, June 12, 2013—The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) last week released its 2012 annual report dubbed “Promises to Keep” citing millions of dollars were channeled to fund contraceptives in developing countries. UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin presented the annual report to UNFPA’s Executive Board highlighting its activities in 2012, among them the distribution of fund to different countries to push for reproductive health worldwide. “Contraceptives are urgently needed. So are other affordable, effective and simple health supplies and medicines,” said the Executive Director in the introduction of the report.” According to the report UNFPA channeled 11, 176, 000…

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SC trims RH Law issues down to three

With a big number of petitions, both opposing and supporting the controversial Republic Act No. 10354 or the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act, the Supreme Court has decided to cut down the issues to be tackled during oral arguments on July 9. In a pre-oral argument conference at the Supreme Court in Manila last Thursday, the high court gathered all petitioners, respondents, and intervenors in the case to discuss ways to trim down the issues to be covered. The conference was attended by Associate Justices Jose Catral Mendoza, Roberto Abad and Marvic Leonen. In his proposal, Mendoza suggested that…

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Bishop vows hard fight vs divorce bill in Congress

By Jocelyn R. Uy , Philippine Daily Inquirer , 5:30 am | Thursday, June 6th, 2013 Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma   MANILA, Philippines—The president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines on Wednesday said the divorce bill will struggle if pushed in the next Congress. Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma said that just like the divisive reproductive health (RH) law, which took so many years to be passed, the other bills of the same nature, such as the divorce bill, will not come easy. “I think the Philippines is not that excited in following the example of other countries. We still believe…

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SC reschedules deliberation on RH law petitions

    By Tetch Torres , INQUIRER.net  MANILA, Philippines—The Supreme Court has rescheduled the deliberation of its discussion on the petition questioning the constitutionality of the Reproductive Health Law. The petition filed by couple James and Lovely Imbong in behalf of their minor children has been discussed during Tuesday’s en banc (full court) session but the justice who has been assigned to pen the decision of the case sought more time to study the petition. Associate Justice Jose Catral Mendoza has been assigned via raffle of cases to handle the decision writing of the case. Late December last year, Malacañang signed the…

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Letter from Bp. Gabriel Reyes re July 9, Oral Arguments

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Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, The love and peace of Christ be with you all. Kindly see the attached letter from Bishop Gabriel Reyes for a Mass invitation to pray for our Presenters, as chosen by the Supreme Court, to represent the Anti-RH side, for the Oral Arguments on July 9. Also, we are mobilizing for a rally to be held along the perimeters of the Supreme Court after the Mass. We will give notice on the details soon. I recommend that we start a Novena to Our Blessed Mother on July 1. Perhaps together, we can offer an extra Rosary…

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Teaching Teachers on Teen Sexuality Workshop, 2013

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                            Last May 23-25,  Prolife Philippines held its annual Teaching Teachers on Teen Sexuality Workshop at St. Joseph Retreat house, Sampaloc, Manila. This year we had 35 participants from different walks of life and different places in the country, some coming from as far as Cagayan de Oro in Mindanao. This seminar, started by the late Sr. Mary Pilar Verzosa,RGS  hopes to train teachers, parents, doctors, counselors, and those involved in the formation of the young, in proper counseling techniques and methods, and is especially geared towards the proper guidance of the…

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