Simbahang Lingkod ng Bayan - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Simbahang Lingkod ng Bayan


Jesuit groups: Hero's burial for Marcos 'buries human dignity'

Aug 20, 2016 - 7:39 PM

Burying the dictator in the Libingan ng mga Bayani will not heal our wounded country Jesuit groups say

MARCOS FAMILY. Former first lady Imelda Marcos (2nd from the right) and her children weep on September 9, 1993, during a public eulogy for Ferdinand Marcos in Batac, Philippines. Photo by Romeo Gacad/AFP

Poll watchdogs prepare for final stretch of 2016 elections

May 04, 2016 - 12:30 PM

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Vote selling among the poor a 'logical' decision - think tank

Apr 25, 2016 - 9:45 PM

The Institute of Philippine Culture found that accepting money among poor voters does not necessarily mean selling one s vote

VOTE SELLING. Among the poor communities, those struck by disasters (represented by Tacloban City) do not believe that accepting money means selling their vote. Screengrab from IPC

Church after EDSA: Beyond ‘Cardinal Sin power’

Feb 27, 2016 - 8:02 PM

Put people at the center of politics the Jesuit sociopolitical group Simbahang Lingkod ng Bayan says after the EDSA People Power Revolution of 1986

PEOPLE POWER. Like their predecessor Cardinal Jaime Sin, Cardinals Gaudencio Rosales and Luis Antonio Tagle back People Power – through other means – after the EDSA Revolution of February 1986. Photo of Cardinal Rosales by Ulysses Cabayao, SJ. Photo of Cardinal Tagle by Anthony Coloma.

From EDSA to RH: Church clout weakens in PH

Feb 26, 2016 - 10:34 AM

CBCP president Archbishop Socrates Villegas however tells Rappler that the Catholic Church ‘should not really have a political clout’

CHURCH-LED PROTEST. Filipinos stage a protest against the reproductive health bill on August 4, 2012, at the EDSA Shrine. This Catholic shrine commemorates the peaceful People Power Revolution along the iconic EDSA highway from February 22-25, 1986. Photo by Francis Malasig/EPA

Jesuit group holds voter, political engagement training

Jul 19, 2015 - 12:55 PM

Simbahang Lingkod ng Bayan trained facilitators for Kuwentuhang Bayan a voter and political education seminar to be held across the country

'Gabay Halalan' looks for volunteers

Apr 23, 2013 - 6:22 PM

Gabay Halalan 2013 offers unbiased information to voters