Samantha Geimer says she has been serving a 40-year 'sentence' that has kept a cloud over her and her family
(UPDATED) In defending their departure from LP, Representatives Geraldine Roman and Alfred Vargas say there is 'overwhelming' support for President Rodrigo Duterte in their respective districts
Some 400,000 pilgrims from around the world will welcome the Argentine pontiff on the giant esplanade that faces the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima in Portugal
(3rd UPDATE) Liberal Party lawmakers in the House are now down to 28 as an impeachment complaint looms against the party chairperson, Vice President Leni Robredo
Payback is the culmination of different storylines affected by the sudden messing up of the status quo
(UPDATED) The canonization of Jacinta and Francisco Marto will take place during the Argentine pontiff's visit to one of Catholicism's major pilgrimage sites
The High Court decided that holding a Mass inside court premises does not amount to a union of Church and State
Rangkuman berita seputar selebriti dan dunia hiburan yang tidak boleh Anda lewatkan
Undertaker suffers his second defeat at WrestleMania, taking the 3-count from Roman Reigns in a 'passing of the torch' moment
Roman Gonzalez loses a majority decision to Thailand's Srisaket Sor Rungvisai, dropping his WBC junior bantamweight title in the process
Representatives Emmeline Aglipay-Villar, Kaka Bag-ao, and Geraldine Roman sponsor the proposed SOGIE Equality Act for 2nd reading in the House
Some representatives voted contrary to their previous public statements or their party stand. What made them change their mind?
Reyes, the former chief of staff of ex-senator Juan Ponce Enrile, is among those facing charges over the pork barrel scam
The Church says Mexican authorities 'only make declarations and promises, their reactions are lukewarm and they also show fear and even worse, submission'
Bataan Representative Geraldine Roman expresses her intent to join the AFP reserve corps. The military welcomes it.
The President continues his word war against Catholic church leaders. While he mistrusts priests, he says he has a 'deep and abiding faith in God.'
'This data, along with all we have heard over the past 4 years, can only be interpreted for what it is: a massive failure on the part of the Catholic Church in Australia to protect children from abusers.'
'We are dealing with a homicidal madness which misuses God's name in order to disseminate death, in a play for domination and power,' Pope Francis says
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(UPDATED) The leader of the world's 1.2 billion Catholics says he hopes for 'peace to those who have lost a person dear to them as a result of brutal acts of terrorism'
The Mass is livestreamed straight from St. Peter's Basiica on midnight Vatican time (4 am Manila time)
From congressmen in near-fistfight to the hours-long drama of the Bilibid drugs probe, here are the top newsmakers at the House of Representatives in 2016
Jika terbukti bersalah, Roman Kalashnikov terancam dengan hukuman mati
The two Filipino lawmakers are honored under the 'Challengers' category – people who showed that 'agitation takes myriad forms,' says the US magazine
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A decree on training for Roman Catholic priests stresses the obligation of sexual abstinence, as well as barring gays and those who support 'gay culture' from holy orders
Guam's new Catholic archbishop acknowledges that 'shocking"'child sex allegations had damaged the Church's standing in the Pacific territory
'Implement this in Manila,' Pope Francis tells Cardinal Tagle, referring to his apostolic letter closing the Jubilee Year of Mercy
The move is seen as a significant outreach by the Catholic Church to women
McMahon bangs his head hard off the ring mat after a high stakes spear by Roman Reigns goes wrong
Three of them are from the US, while others come from corners of the world where the Catholic Church needs a boost
Since January, Chinese and Vatican officials have met at least 4 times, including in Rome, to try and resolve the delicate issue of the appointment of bishops – the heart of the dispute
(UPDATED) Pope Francis holds a public mass for the Catholic minority in Sweden, a Lutheran but secular country where same-sex marriage is allowed even for priests
Ahead of the visit to Sweden, he reiterates the importance he attaches to Christian unity at a time when both believers and belief itself are under pressure in many parts of the world
Vatican finance chief George Pell has been interviewed by Australian police in Rome over sexual assault claims, authorities say
'The body is not the private property of the family. A dead person is a son of God. It is part of the body of Christ, it is part of God's people.'
Dieudonne Nzapalainga, the Bangui archbishop who was appointed cardinal by Pope Francis at the weekend, leads a march for peace in a Muslim area of the capital
Bataan 1st District Representative Geraldine Roman, a transwoman, says it's about time for the Philippines to recognize the rights of same-sex couples
Journalist Roman Sushchenko – who has worked for Ukrainian state news agency Ukrinform since 2002 – is detained in Moscow 'while conducting espionage activities,' the FSB tells Interfax news agency
Pope Francis also repeats his call that homosexuals and transsexuals should be welcomed, accepted and integrated into society as much as possible
Archbishop Villegas: 'What can I do to change the downward course of my beloved Philippines?'
Bataan 1st District Representative Geraldine Roman, the country's first transgender congresswoman, recalls how her late 'macho politician' father fully supported his transgender child
A Vatican administrator urges Rome to remove the head of the Catholic Church in Guam over child sex allegations, warning the scandal could bankrupt the church in the deeply religious Pacific territory
Why is there a need for an anti-discrimination bill? Bataan Representative Geraldine Roman explains
Roman Gonzalez wins the WBC junior bantamweight title in what he says was his toughest fight to date
'I guess I'm the biggest gago you've ever seen,' Jericho says before his WWE Manila match against Roman Reigns
Wrong place, wrong time. This is the story of Oman Manaois, killed by unidentified gunmen and, his relatives say, wrongly tagged as a drug user.
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