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Philippines - Latest News
Apr 3, 2020 - 06:19 pm .- A Filipino seminary has opened its doors to over a dozen trapped tourists, who have been stranded since a mandatory lockdown was extended last month.
Feb 6, 2020 - 03:21 pm .- Catholic leaders in the Philippines have voiced concern that a bill aiming to legalize divorce is progressing without significant debate.
Jan 23, 2020 - 04:20 pm .- Filipino Church leaders have urged parishioners to be extra cautious amidst a deadly outbreak of coronavirus, which has affected hundreds of people in China and spread to other countries as well.
Jan 6, 2020 - 10:48 am .- The Supreme Court of the Philippines has reiterated its dismissal of a petition to redefine marriage in the country to include same-sex couples.
Dec 26, 2019 - 04:30 pm .- In the wake of rising suicide rates in the Philippines, Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle issued a Christmas statement expressing his shock at the trend and calling for cultural renewal.
Dec 15, 2019 - 10:00 am .- On Gaudete Sunday, Pope Francis celebrated a Filipino Christmas tradition in St. Peter’s Basilica -- the Simbang Gabi Christmas novena.
Nov 27, 2019 - 05:00 am .- On Sundays, Fr. Raniel Berdos can be found strolling the aisles of St. Mary's Cathedral in Tokyo.
Nov 7, 2019 - 11:09 am .- A Catholic bishop in the Philippines is drawing attention to the ongoing problem of child labor in the country, urging a cooperative effort to eliminate the factors driving children into often dangerous working conditions.
Oct 31, 2019 - 02:00 pm .- Catholic bishops have appealed for prayers and aid for earthquake victims after two strong earthquakes hit the Philippines in the last week, causing some deaths and damage.
Oct 12, 2019 - 04:00 pm .- Amid a United Nations investigation into a brutal “war on drugs” by Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte, a Catholic bishop is calling for the country’s Department of Health (DOH) to take a more active health-centered approach to tackling the nation’s drug problem.
Sep 25, 2019 - 12:03 am .- A Catholic bishop in the Philippines called for a strong response from the government to fight poliovirus, following an announcement last week from health officials that the once-eradicated disease has made a reappearance.
Jul 25, 2019 - 01:58 pm .- Indonesian authorities released Tuesday the names of a couple whom they believe to have orchestrated a January terrorist attack on a cathedral in the Philippines.
Jul 23, 2019 - 06:58 pm .- Despite the fresh memory of a deadly terrorist attack in January, the rededication Mass of the Cathedral of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Jolo, an island in the Philippines, was packed with Catholics, an aid worker said.
Jul 12, 2019 - 06:22 pm .- The UN Human Rights Council has approved a resolution to launch an investigation into the violent war on drugs taking place in the Philippines under President Rodrigo Duterte.
May 29, 2019 - 12:05 pm .- A new law in the Philippines to support those living in poverty has won the praise of Caritas Manila, a Catholic aid agency in the country.
May 20, 2019 - 07:06 pm .- Filipino Catholic leaders in the central province of Iloilo held an AIDS memorial event over the weekend, to raise awareness and support for those affected by HIV/AIDS.
May 9, 2019 - 07:00 pm .- A new bishop in the Philippines has called for Catholics to show courage in the face of violence and persecution.
Apr 24, 2019 - 04:09 pm .- Catholic leaders have offered prayers for the Philippines after two earthquakes struck the region this week.
Mar 5, 2019 - 05:32 pm .- A bishop in the Philippines is speaking out against the death penalty of a Filipino woman who has been condemned to death in Saudi Arabia.