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DU30 okays moratorium on attacks vs church

President Rodrigo Duterte has agreed to a moratorium in hurling anti church rhetoric following a one on one private meeting with Archbishop Romulo Valles in Malacañang In a bid to ease tension with the Catholic Church over the chief executive’s remarks against God and Christianity, the closed door meeting was….....»»

Category: newsSource: journal journalJul 9th, 2018

Duterte to bishops: See you in hell

Continuing his verbal attacks against the Catholic Church, President Rodrigo Duterte claimed that a bishop had wished for his death......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 14th, 2018

Churchgoers applaud Catholic bishops amid attacks

During mass at the Manila Cathedral on Monday evening, the public gave bishops a 30-second applause to express support to the church leaders who are being criticized by President Duterte......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 11th, 2018

Pacquiao, Enrile defend Duterte’s attacks vs Church 

      MANILA, Philippines --- For some, President Rodrigo Duterte's tirades against the Catholic Church could be alarming but Senator Manny Pacquiao and former Senator Juan Ponce Enrile both have a different view. Pacquiao said Duterte has the right to give his strong opinion against the Church, noting that the President's childhood may have an effect on his behavior. "Mahirap magbigay ng comment like I said may karapatan sya kasi may experience sya nung bata pa sya. Hindi tayo nakakaalam kung ano experience nya nung bata siya, " Pacquiao told local radio station DWIZ. Duterte has been throwing verbal attacks against the Church in his speeches by call...Keep on reading: Pacquiao, Enrile defend Duterte’s attacks vs Church .....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 8th, 2018

CHR: Duterte’s ‘kill bishops’ remark may embolden violence vs clergymen

The Commission on Human Rights raised alarm on President Rodrigo Duterte’s renewed verbal attacks on the church as these might feed violence against members of the clergy. Source link link: CHR: Duterte’s ‘kill bishops’ remark may embolden violence vs clergymen.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 6th, 2018

Duterte tirades against church meant to cover shortcomings, says bishop

President Rodrigo Duterte’s latest attacks against the Catholic church were meant to cover up for the shortcomings of his administration, a bishop said Sunday.   Source link link: Duterte tirades against church meant to cover shortcomings, says bishop.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2018

CBCP ‘disturbed, sad’ over attacks on bishop’s ‘integrity’

THE Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) defended the prelate whom President Rodrigo Duterte accused of stealing Church donations and linked to illegal drug activities, saying he is a…READ The post CBCP ‘disturbed, sad’ over attacks on bishop’s ‘integrity’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsNov 29th, 2018

Duterte trading barbs with bishop months after repairing ties with church

President Rodrigo Duterte is engaged in a brewing word war with Caloocan Bishop Pablo Virgilio David, months after a self-imposed moratorium on statements against the church. The president said during a speech for the opening of a water project in Davao that he was beginning to suspect that David was using illegal drugs. “I am puzzled […] The post Duterte trading barbs with bishop months after repairing ties with church appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsNov 27th, 2018

Du30 okays Filipino Sign Language Law

Du30 okays Filipino Sign Language Law.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsNov 16th, 2018

4 jihadi suspects charged in Kosovo over terror plots

PRISTINA, Kosovo – Four suspected jihadists have been charged in Pristina on suspicion of planning a series of attacks including at a church in Kosovo, two discos and unspecified assaults in France and Belgium, judicial sources told Agence France-Presse on Saturday, October 13. The 3 men and a woman, all from ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 13th, 2018

Sex abuse scandal: Pope seeks prayers to fight ’devil’

VATICAN CITY --- Pope Francis asked Saturday for daily prayers to protect the Catholic Church from what he says are "attacks by the devil,`" in his latest response to the clerical sex abuse and cover-up scandal roiling his papacy. A Vatican statement appeared to be an indirect response to accusations that Francis himself, and a string of Vatican officials before him, were complicit in covering up the sexual misconduct of a now-disgraced American ex-cardinal. The Vatican said Francis had asked for Catholics worldwide to unite and pray the Rosary each day during October "to protect the church from the devil, who is always looking to divide us from God and from one another.`" A...Keep on reading: Sex abuse scandal: Pope seeks prayers to fight ’devil’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 29th, 2018

Duterte attacks church again, this time over money donations - Philippine Star

Duterte attacks church again, this time over money donations - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJul 26th, 2018

Bishop urges OFWs: Continue to pray for Duterte

The head of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines – Episcopal Commission on Migrants and Itinerant People (CBCP-ECMI) has called on overseas Filipino workers to continue to pray for President Duterte amid and despite his attacks on the Catholic Church. Bishop urges OFWs: Continue to pray for Duterte The head of the Catholic Bishops’… link: Bishop urges OFWs: Continue to pray for Duterte.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 17th, 2018

Stop the attacks on Missionaries

The Promotion of Church People’s Response (PCPR) raises utmost concern and registers strong criticism to the Duterte administration’s harsh and inhospitable treatment of United Methodist Church (UMC) foreign missionaries......»»

Category: newsSource:  samarnewsRelated NewsJul 16th, 2018

Duterte meets with Brother Eddie Villanueva

MANILA, Philippines – Hours after ending his "moratorium" on making remarks about the Catholic Church, President Rodrigo Duterte met with Jesus Is Lord founder Brother Eddie Villanueva on Malacañang grounds. A photo of the meeting sent by Malacañang showed that it took place in the Malacañang Golf Club House ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

Duterte breaks moratorium on statements vs Church

A day after agreeing to a moratorium on anti-Church statements, President Duterte warned religious leaders against using the pulpit to criticize him as he claimed that his God is not the one worshiped by his critics but the Filipinos who voted for him......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

Duterte breaks moratorium on statements vs Church - Philippine Star

Duterte breaks moratorium on statements vs Church - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

In 24 hours, Duterte breaks vow to stop hitting the Church

MANILA, Philippines – Within 24 hours after President Rodrigo Duterte promised a "moratorium" on talking about the Catholic Church, the chief executive on Tuesday, July 10, again blasted his Catholic critics and continued to call God stupid.  Duterte claimed in an interview that he was not ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

Duterte breaks moratorium on tirades vs Church

Duterte breaks moratorium on tirades vs Church.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

Church again comes under withering DU30 fire

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte slammed anew the Catholic Church for what he described as its “creeping influence” over society. In a speech during the 31st founding anniversary of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Duterte expressed misgivings over the “creeping influence of [Catholic] faith” which “sometimes run counter to….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 4th, 2018

Don’t get distracted -- Tagle

WHILE stressing the need to defend the Catholic Church against attacks, Manila Archbbishop Luis Antionio Cardinal Tagle called on the people “not to be distracted” from other issues that affect them.Tagle said that the increasing prices of goods, the rising unemployment, corruption, and the continued killings are real issues that….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 3rd, 2018