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Kill us if they wish but our blood will speak louder than our voices. There is a message that only martyrdom can teach. We will not be threatened.
'Gun-toting priests? They might want to consider leaving the priesthood and joining the police or the military instead,' says Caloocan Bishop Pablo Virgilio David
'Ikaw ba ay pumapalakpak pa rin? Ikaw ba ay tumatawa pa rin? Katawa-tawa pa rin ba ito sa iyo?' sabi nina Archbishop Socrates Villegas at mga kapwa niya pari ng Arkidiyosesis ng Lingayen-Dagupan
Archbishop Socrates Villegas and other leaders call on President Rodrigo Duterte 'to stop the verbal persecution of the Catholic Church,' as they denounce the killing of Father Richmond Nilo
Dear children, as for those who dare to teach you error, pray for them and forgive them. They might be insane or possessed. They need God.
'Hindi ba sobra na? Hindi pa ba tayo maninindigan? Kung hindi ngayon, kailan pa?' says Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas
Lord, do you not care? Why are you not doing anything to help us? Why are you not saying anything if only to assure us? Why are you not doing anything to stop the killings and the stealing and the vulgarity?
Be happy this week. Resist that gloomy sad face. That does not lead to holiness.
Are you still a Christian with firm convictions, or have we become so deeply compromised that we are no longer sure on which we stand?
Can we go to the beach during Holy Week? If it will help you love like Jesus, yes, you can. But if it will distract you from the story of His love, please don't.
'I am dumbfounded,' says Archbishop Socrates Villegas, while Bishop Pablo Virgilio David criticizes the Department of Justice for a 'very selective' due process
'I do not know why God is allowing all this moral decay to happen to our country,' says Archbishop Villegas as Senator De Lima marks her first year in jail
'The 3 keys for Valentine's Day are the same 3 keys for the season of Lent – sacrifice, prayer, and giving,' says Archbishop Socrates Villegas
Archbishop Socrates Villegas also slams proposals to extend the terms of government leaders as the Philippines shifts to a federal form of government
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In a Rappler Talk interview, Archbishop Socrates Villegas says Filipinos did not elect their current leaders just to form a revolutionary government
In a Rappler Talk interview, Archbishop Socrates Villegas looks back at the 4 years he headed the CBCP. 'We are not really critics. We are partners,' Villegas says.
Rappler talks to Archbishop Socrates Villegas about his experience as CBCP president, and his views on issues such as the proposed revolutionary government
During his 4 years as CBCP president, Archbishop Socrates Villegas spared no one from criticism, from Benigno Aquino III to Rodrigo Duterte
'A curse awaits a nation that kills its own people,' says Archbishop Socrates Villegas on 'Lord, Heal Our Land' Sunday at the EDSA Shrine
This is the exact same image brought to the 1986 EDSA Revolution that toppled dictator Ferdinand Marcos, says Archbishop Socrates Villegas
Start the healing by repenting now,' says outgoing CBCP president Archbishop Socrates Villegas on 'Lord, Heal Our Land' Sunday in EDSA Shrine
'Magbagong buhay na tayo, kasama ako,' Archbishop Socrates Villegas said at EDSA Shrine on 'Lord, Heal Our Land' Sunday
'Lord, heal our wounded land!' says Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma as Catholics in Cebu also prepare for a major procession against extrajudicial killings
Pope Francis sends his condolences and hails Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal for his 'untiring and devoted service to the Church'
(3rd UPDATE) Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal was 'a true servant-leader rather than a prince,' says Cotabato Archbishop Orlando Cardinal Quevedo
The lie is posted on the Facebook page 'Rodrigo Duterte Supporters,' as the Duterte administration is accused of spreading propaganda on social media
Archbishop Socrates Villegas calls on Catholics to join a huge procession along EDSA against the extrajudicial killings in President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs
This comes after a series of drug raids killed at least 81 people – including 17 year old Kian Loyd delos Santos – in only 4 days
A guide issued by the CBCP tags at least 29 websites for carrying fake or unverified contents
In his Lenten message Archbishop Socrates Villegas presents true stories of conversion from self confessed hitmen Edgar Matobato and Arthur Lascañas
Let me tell you what freedom is It is to live a life that is free from your selective moral standard This is what the meaning of EDSA is the Davao City mayor tells Lingayen Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas in an open letter
4 days of bloodless revolution Wow Now 8 months of relentless killings of the poor in the name of change It is a nightmare Your Eminence It is a shame
It is unchristian to find secret pleasure in the sufferings of others CBCP president Archbishop Socrates Villegas says
Ang Walk for Life ay hindi para ipagtanggol ang drug addict o ang mga mamamatay tao CBCP president Archbishop Socrates Villegas says
We have no right ever giving up on any person CBCP president Archbishop Socrates Villegas says
Do not be afraid to wait because love is patient and love always waits Do not be afraid to wait even if it takes forever Archbishop Socrates Villegas says
Mayroon tayong Pasko ngunit patuloy ang pagdanak ng dugo sa ating mga lansangan sabi ni CBCP president at Archbishop Socrates Villegas sa kanyang December 25 pastoral letter
Christmas comes to us as a feast of beauty but we are not blind and numb to the ugliness that has come upon us says Archbishop Socrates Villegas
Murder is ugly Extrajudicial killing is ugly Archbishop Socrates Villegas says in a Christmas message about the ugliness during this feast of beauty
Every life has hope Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle says while Archbishop Socrates Villegas pushes to reform the justice system
What a tragedy if this would be passed in this holy season of Christ s birth Archbishop Socrates Villegas says referring to the death penalty bill
Huwag tayong magsiraan Archbishop Socrates Villegas tells protesters joining the nationwide anti Marcos rally on November 30
Huwag sanang gamitin ng mga buhay ang bangkay ng yumao para sa kani kanilang pangarap at ambisyon
Lingayen Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas says in his message Return stolen inheritance Correct mistakes The mercy of God awaits all those who are humble and repentant
The late dictator Ferdinand Marcos needs prayers not honors says Lingayen Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas in a prayer rally in Dagupan City
The Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines CBCP also questions the killings of drug suspects who allegedly resist arrest
There is no peace for cowards The next life to be snuffed could be yours
Forgive us for our long homilies and rushed liturgies Archbishop Socrates Villegas says in a litany of sins at the International Eucharistic Congress
In a strongly worded statement the CBCP warns against refusing to hold accountable those to whom the administration so eagerly extends its mantle of protection