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Aug 28, 2018 - 12:39 am .- A Filipino priest who has been an outspoken critic of extrajudicial killings in the country says he has gone into hiding after several sightings of what he believes to be members of a death squad searching for him.
Jun 27, 2018 - 11:10 am .- The Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines has expressed support for a proposal by the country’s drug enforcement agency that would require drug tests for students ages 10 and up.
Nov 22, 2017 - 03:09 am .- Juarez, located in the state of Chihuahua in northern Mexico, was considered from 2008 to 2010 to be one of the the most dangerous cities in the world, due to drug trafficking violence and the constant struggles for power and territory between the cartels.
Nov 6, 2017 - 08:00 pm .- The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines has called for a prayer campaign to address violence in an escalating conflict between police and drug traffickers.
Mar 20, 2017 - 08:01 pm .- Remember what Jesus' cross stands for, and don't misuse the Bible to justify the death penalty, the Philippines' Catholic bishops have said.
Feb 28, 2017 - 05:08 pm .- Caught in the throes of a brutal war on drugs, the people of the Philippines are increasingly looking to the Catholic Church to provide refuge and resistance.
Feb 8, 2017 - 05:02 pm .- Though the Philippines president has professed a willingness to go “to hell” to win his deadly war on drugs, the country’s bishops have said Catholics must speak out against its evils.
May 10, 2016 - 06:08 pm .- A Mexican bishop is seeking answers after recent attacks on Catholic churches and priests, and years of high murder rates.
Jul 16, 2015 - 12:00 am .- Three Mexican bishops have spoken out in recent days about public sector corruption in their nation, highlighting the escape of the drug lord Joaquín Guzmán Loera, from a maximum security prison on Saturday.