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'The entire Church must take an honest look, undertake rigorous discernment, and then act decisively,' says Indian Cardinal Oswald Gracias
At a historic Vatican summit on sex abuse, Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle hits a culture of cover-up 'to protect perpetrators and the institution'
(UPDATED) 'We humbly and sorrowfully admit that wounds have been inflicted by us bishops on the victims and in fact the entire body of Christ,' Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle tells the assembly
'The Pope is now calling for a summit to address this particular problem because 4 out of 5, sabi ng Rome, ang pari bakla,' says President Rodrigo Duterte
The heads of around 100 bishops' conferences from every continent will convene from February 21 to February 24 for the Vatican meeting on the protection of minors
Victims' groups lay out demands as the Vatican is set to hold a global child abuse summit
'For all those McCarrick abused, I pray this judgment will be one small step, among many, toward healing,' says US Conference of Catholic Bishops
(UPDATED) Theodore McCarrick is the first cardinal ever to be defrocked for sex abuse
The envoy, 74-year-old Luigi Ventura, is accused of molesting a man at the Paris townhall on January 17 when Mayor Anne Hidalgo gave a New Year's address to diplomats, religious leaders, and civil society figures
Bishop Emeritus Dinualdo Gutierrez of Marbel diocese dies at the age of 79 while San Carlos Bishop Emeritus Nicolas Mondejar dies at the age of 94
Pope Francis says the problem can be found 'anywhere' but is prevalent in 'some new congregations and in some regions'
The Aquinos, the Catholic Church, and critics of Marcos and Martial Law, are the top targets of disinformation in the 133 claims that Rappler fact-checked in 2018
Bishops of Texas release the names of about 300 Catholic clergy who have been accused of sexual abuse dating back 70 years
'We have enough critics. We have the opposition, we have the human rights, dadagdagan mo pa,' says Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo to the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines
'There is no way we can call ourselves a civilized society if we hold children in conflict with the law criminally liable,' says the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines
'Personally I think that celibacy is a gift to the Church. Secondly, I don't think optional celibacy should be allowed. No,' says Pope Francis
The Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines says a 'cycle of hate' is 'destroying the moral fabric of our country'
'Hindi na tayo tatahimik at hindi lang manindigan kundi sama-sama tayong manindigan,' says Manila Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo
"Together as a community, we are saying: We are here," says a 21-year-old protestor
The pope has made two trips to Asia since his election 5 years ago, visiting the Philippines and Sri Lanka in 2014, followed by Myanmar and Bangladesh in 2017
'Marami na kasi sa mga kababayan natin ang uncomfortable with the situation.... Subukan ko lang, wala namang mawawala,' says Senate President Vicente Sotto III
We have our own wishes for the country, its leaders, and key institutions. What are yours?
President Rodrigo Duterte dares the Catholic Church to rebut the allegations against priests and bishops in 'Altar of Secrets,' a book by the late Rappler senior investigative reporter Aries Rufo
Cardinal Philippe Barbarin, the archbishop of Lyon, is to stand trial along with five others from his diocese over allegations that they helped cover up abuse.
(UPDATED) Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo says that President Rodrigo Duterte only intends to 'initiate an intellectual discussion' for the 'faithful's enlightenment and spiritual awakening'
Do not force the infinite God to fit into our limited minds. They who call God stupid is antichrist. Pray for these people but do not imitate them. Respect them as elders but do not follow their bad example.
The sex abuse crisis is the main topic of discussion in a January retreat of US bishops in Chicago
There are an estimated 10 million Catholics in China, divided between a government-run association whose clergy are chosen by the Communist Party, and the unofficial church loyal to the Vatican
The disclosures by the Jesuit provinces of Maryland and USA Midwest are the latest chapter in the ongoing sexual abuse scandal roiling the Catholic Church
Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo says President Rodrigo Duterte could not have been involved in telling priests to leave the venue of the Balangiga Bells handover
The bishop's decision to step aside follows a rare visit by an official Vatican delegation to Beijing
The threat of violence is meant to intimidate the leaders of the Church, to instill fear in their hearts so that they will remain silent and will not be a threat to his authoritarian rule
Sisters Mary Margaret Kreuper and Lana Chang, who are said to be best friends, took the money from tuition, fees, and donations at St. James Catholic School
Every time he attacks priests for their hypocrisy, President Duterte echoes the sentiments of many
Davao Archbishop Romulo Valles says he is 'saddened and disturbed' by President Rodrigo Duterte's statements against Caloocan Bishop Pablo Virgilio David
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(UPDATED) Caloocan Bishop Pablo Virgilio David, a vocal critic of the government's bloody anti-drug campaign, responds to the President's renewed attacks on his person
'We ask pardon of God, of all victims of sexual abuse, of their families, and of the entire Church community for all hurt inflicted on children and young people, as well as their families, by priests, believers, and lay people employed by the Church'
Pope Francis' visit to Panama in January 2019 is the first to the Central American country since the late John Paul II made the trip in 1983
Nuns and priests are not excommunicated for joining political rallies, according to the CBCP
'We absolutely have to be open and transparent (on sex assault cases),' says a US bishop
Pope Francis declares Bishop Alfredo Maria Obviar of Lucena, Quezon, as 'venerable'
President Rodrigo Duterte jokingly advises Catholics to pay tribute to just one 'patron saint' – 'Santo Rodrigo'
Prelates attending the meeting at the Vatican have been tasked with finding a way to breathe fresh life into a centuries-old institution suffering from both a damaging global sex abuse crisis and widespread secularity in the West
'The archdiocese will cooperate with the United States Department of Justice in this matter,' says the Archdiocese of Philadelphia
The grand La Naval de Manila procession follows a Mass led by Cubao Bishop Honesto Ongtioco at Santo Domingo Church in Quezon City
(UPDATED) Like Pope Paul VI, Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador is made a saint in rites led by Pope Francis and joined by 60,000 pilgrims and heads of state
(3rd UPDATE) A total of 167 bishops, priests, and lay members of the church are now under investigation for sexual crimes committed in the South American country since 1960
Bukas nang 24 oras ang Manila Cathedral para sa mga gustong bumisita sa heart relic ni Santo Padre Pio
‘Kung sugatan po ang buhay natin, sugatan din ang bayan natin,’ says Bishop Broderick Pabillo as Saint Padre Pio's heart relic visits the Manila Cathedral