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Duterte not needed for Church’s 500th year — bishops

The Catholic Church will celebrate the 500th year of Christianity in the Philippines in 2021 even without the support of President Duterte, three prelates said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 10th, 2019

Abella: Duterte not expecting Catholic Church's adversarial approach vs. drug war - GMA News

Abella: Duterte not expecting Catholic Church's adversarial approach vs. drug war - GMA News.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJan 21st, 2017

Duterte rants anew vs Church

MANILA, Philippines - It was a time of digging up old controversies involving the Catholic Church as President Duterte chastised the clergy yesterday for cri.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 20th, 2017

Rody sends profound respect to pope

MANILA, Philippines - After cursing Pope Francis and subsequently issuing an apology, President Duterte has written the leader of the Roman Catholic Church t.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 18th, 2017

YearEnder: Church and Duterte: A ‘critical collaboration’

MANILA, Philippines – While some leaders would walk on their toes so as not to irk the Roman Catholic Church, President Duterte does the opposite......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 2nd, 2017
Category: newsSource:  manila_shimbunRelated NewsDec 28th, 2016

Duterte visits Midsayap blast victims

DAVAO CITY  (MindaNews / 25 December) &'8212; President Rodrigo Duterte flew to Midsayap, North Cotabato on Christmas Day to comfort those who were injured during the grenade blast outside a Catholic church on Christmas Eve. Duterte proceeded to the An.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsDec 25th, 2016

CBCP appeals for drug addicts

SHORTLY after his election last May 9, President Duterte figured in an exchange of words with some leaders of the Catholic Church, calling it a hypocritical institution and accusing some bishops and priests of hypocrisy and corruption. It was then that Ar.....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsOct 15th, 2016

Duterte curses priests for calling for end to killings

MANILA, Philippines - President Duterte yesterday lashed out at the Catholic Church and cussed its priests and a bishop for calling an end to the killings as.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 10th, 2016

Catholic Church instilling fear among people – Duterte

MANILA, Philippines - President Duterte has attacked the Catholic Church anew, describing it as an organization that is too imbued with the idea of instillin.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 2nd, 2016

Words of advice for President’s critics

Last June after President Duterte won the election, Archbishop Socrates Villegas, president of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP), was confronted by very harsh words for the Church by the new President, who called it a “most h.....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsAug 13th, 2016

WATCH: President Duterte speaks before members of PPCRV

President Duterte spoke before the members of Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV)’s — the organization affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church that ensures clean and honest elections — during a courtesy call at th.....»»

Category: newsSource: NewsAug 4th, 2016

Bishops laud Dutertes SONA

MANILA, Philippines Despite President Dutertes pronouncements against the Catholic Church, some bishops were pleased when he said that there should be no.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 26th, 2016

PRRD welcomes Cardinal Tagle in Malacaang

After receiving the Archbishop-Emeritus of Cebu, Ricardo Cardinal Vidal on 13 July 2016, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte welcomed in the Palace another ecclesiastical official of the Roman Catholic Church, Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle. Upon.....»»

Category: newsSource: NewsJul 19th, 2016

Word of caution

During his recent State-of-the-Nation address, President Duterte asked Congress to immediately pass the second package of the comprehensive tax reform program, also known as the TRABAHO or Tax Reform for Attracting Better and High-Quality Opportunities bill......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 13th, 2019

Runaway population saddles PH

The country is saddled by a runaway population while the agricultural lands for food crops are getting smaller, President Duterte said during a recent agrarian reform event. The President expressed concern about the country’s growing population and shrinking farmlands while discussing the need to “reconfigure” the lands to sustain the people’s food requirements. “The problem […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsAug 4th, 2019

Duterte questions Cory Aquino’s agrarian reform legacy

President Duterte said there is “incongruity” in the late president Corazon Aquino’s being considered a freedom fighter and her failure to subject her family-owned Hacienda Luisita to land reform......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2019

Duterte renews commitment to land reform

President Duterte on Friday assured farmers that his administration is working with legislators to craft a law that will provide them easy access to financing. Duterte, at the ceremonial turnover of Certificates of Land Ownership Award to Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries in Mindanao in Davao City, renewed his commitment to land reform as he recognized the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2019

FALSE: Catholic priests perform witchcraft to make Duterte die

Claim: A Facebook post showing a photo of Catholic priests supposedly doing a ritual praying for President Rodrigo Duterte's death made the rounds online. On July 15, Facebook page Philippines Freedom Wall posted the photo with the caption: "Makikita sa picture mga paring Katoliko [na] nagriritual para mamatay si [President] Duterte. ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 1st, 2019

Death penalty is last resort to punish criminals — military bishop

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Bishop Jaime Florencio, vicar of the Philippine National Police (PNP) vicar and bishop of the Military Ordinariate of the Philippines, said the teachings of the Catholic Church does not categorically say that the Church is against death penalty. He said that the Catholic Church’s stand is to exhaust all means to rehabilitate and […] The post Death penalty is last resort to punish criminals — military bishop appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 31st, 2019