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PhilippinesCatholics should follow the controversial reproductive health law but closely guard its implementation to prevent abuses, a prominent Catholic lay leader said Tuesday. Henrietta de Villa, head of the Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible
More active campaign needed as SC order vs RH law only temporary March 20, 2013 8:13am The 120-day status quo ante order issued by the Supreme Court against the Reproductive Health Law will bring only temporary relief to Catholic Church officials, a
Philippines Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. on Tuesday said that the House of Representatives of the 15 th Congress would respect the status quo ante order for the Reproductive Health Law but pointed out that there are no loopholes in its passage...
Our reporter visits a woman who wanted three children and wound up with eight, aged 2 to 21. Teresita Buctot, 46, with her 4-year-old son Brian on her lap and 20-year-old son Albert and his child behind her, in their home in Quezon City, Philippines.
PhilippinesBacolod Bishop Vicente Navarra said Thursday he would not take down an oversized tarpaulin listing the names of candidates his diocese supports and those it spurns as directed by the Commission on Elections but would instead put up more
Wednesday to submit a letter of appeal against the Team Buhay and Team Patay poster put up by the Diocese of Bacolod in front of the San Sebastian Church...Archbishop Jose Palma denounced the Team Buhay and Team Patay posters put up in front of the
PhilippinesSeven senatorial candidates said they were saddened by the decision of the Diocese of Bacolod to tag them Team Patay, the collective name the diocese has given to candidates it is campaigning against for supporting passage of the
German bishops have agreed that Roman Catholic-run hospitals should be allowed to prescribe the morning-after pill to rape victims to prevent conception. The German Bishops Conference issued the ruling at a regular meeting Thursday in the western
In a petition for certiorari and prohibition, Tatad asked the high court to issue a temporary restraining order or a writ of preliminary injunction against the RH law, saying it "cannot co-exist with the Constitution. The Constitution must prevail by
Philippines Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman has expressed fears the reproductive health (RH) law may not be effectively implemented if it is not be given the proper appropriation in the national budget. Funding will always be a contentious battleground in