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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 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

Bishops slam detention of 3 foreign missionaries

A group of Methodist bishops on Monday warned of an impending dictatorship in the Philippines in the face of a series of attacks by the government against the Christian church and its leaders. The College of Bishops Philippines Central Conference (CBPCC) of the United Methodist Church said the assault on the church had been further affirmed by the government's refusal to allow three of its foreign missionaries to leave the country after they investigated alleged military atrocities in Mindanao. "I think [attacks against the church are] the preparation for the road to dictatorship. We can see it everywhere, the way the government is dealing trying to impose what they want and th...Keep on reading: Bishops slam detention of 3 foreign missionaries.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 2nd, 2018

Who’ll give in first in CBCP-Du30 tiff?

The influence of the Catholic Church with some 80 million Filipinos within its fold is being put to a test by President Rodrigo Duterte’s striking an unrepentant posture even while his handlers scramble to head off a costly collision for him......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 1st, 2018

Keep peaceful, loving spirit amid attacks vs Church – Abp Valles

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 29 June) – A leader of the Catholic church on Thursday urged the faithful to keep a peaceful and loving spirit amid the attacks hurled against the church that have caused “anxiety, worry, sadness, and confusion.” “This we should ask God in our prayers these days. If we have this in […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJun 29th, 2018

Church linked to plot vs DU30

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte’s outburst against God and the Catholic Church may have something to do with alleged efforts to remove him from office, a member of the committee tasked to dialogue with church leaders said yesterday. Pastor Boy Saycon said Duterte believes some leaders of the Catholic Church are involved….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 29th, 2018

DU30 invited to Pope’s Day celebration

Vatican’s representative to the Philippines has invited President Rodrigo Duterte to an event tomorrow as the government reaches out to the Catholic Church in a bid to mend ties, his spokesperson said yesterday. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said Duterte was invited to attend the eve of the Pope’s Day celebration….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 27th, 2018

NGO network condemns killings, attacks on Church

A social development and advocacy network supported by German Catholics on Monday expressed outrage over the spate of killings under the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte, saying the chief executive’s pronouncements disregarding the rule of law and attacks against the Church feed the culture of violence in the country. Source link link: NGO network condemns killings, attacks on Church.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 18th, 2018

NGO network condemns killings, attacks on Church

A social development and advocacy network supported by German Catholics on Monday expressed outrage over the spate of killings under the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte, saying the chief executive’s pronouncements disregarding the rule of law and attacks against the Church feed the culture of violence in the country......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 18th, 2018

DU30 open to dialogue with church

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte is willing to hold a dialogue with the Catholic Church, Malacañang said yesterday. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque Jr. said despite Duterte’s tirades against Catholic priests, the President is not closing the door on mending ties with the Church leaders. “Kung dayalogo ay talaga naman pong bukas ang… Source link link: DU30 open to dialogue with church.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 14th, 2018

Palace open to dialogue with church leaders

Malacañang has not closed its doors on the Catholic Church despite the verbal attacks by President Duterte in the wake of the recent killings of priests, presidential spokesman Harry Roque Jr. said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 14th, 2018

DU30 denies persecution of priests

“SOME priests are no better than me,” President Rodrigo Duterte said as he denied persecuting priests amid a spate of killings of members of the clergy. Critics claim Duterte’s tirades against priests and the Catholic Church had emboldened the killers of three Catholic priests slain in the last six months.….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 14th, 2018