'Those who have suffered are his priority, and the Church wants to listen to them to root out this tragic horror that destroys the lives of the innocent,' the Vatican says in a statement
President Rodrigo Duterte hits the Catholic Church and the European Union again in a speech at Malacañang
Magistrate Robert Stone has decided Philip Wilson will not need to spend time behind bars, with his age and prior good record taken into account
'Nobody knows where it is, but when you find it, it's amazing. Vilnius, the G-spot of Europe,' says the advertisement
(UPDATED) The update to the Catechism text also says the Church will 'work with determination' for the abolition of the death penalty worldwide
The petition includes 3 requests for help in criminal cases of 9 members of the church
The cases relate to incidents dating back as far as 1960 and involving 266 victims, including 178 children and adolescents
Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle says it is painful when the Philippines is criticized abroad, but he finds hope in the ordinary Filipino
The Catholic Church is holding days of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving from July 17 to 19 to atone for the sins of blasphemers, liars, and murderers in the Philippines
Catholics can observe this day of prayer and penance anywhere, says Bishop Pablo Virgilio David. He says prayers can also be offered for 'advocates of fake news.'
Prosecutor Emiliano Arias says the alleged abuse by Oscar Munoz, 56, took place from 2002 in the capital Santiago and the southern city of Rancagua
But the apology is qualified with the President saying he is sorry if the God he wronged is 'the same God' as his
Referring to millions of Filipinos who voted for him, President Rodrigo Duterte claims, 'Sila ang Diyos ko'
The President doesn't want criticism of his administration to come from priests, citing the separation of Church and state. He has previously used the presidential podium to comment on religious belief.
President Rodrigo Duterte agrees to a 'moratorium on statements about the Church' after meeting with CBCP president Archbishop Romulo Valles, says Malacañang
The proposed dialogue will only be fruitful if it convinces President Rodrigo Duterte to stop killings and respect human rights, says Legazpi Bishop Joel Baylon
In sentencing, Newcastle Local Court magistrate Robert Stone says 'there is no remorse or contrition showed by the offender' Archbishop Philip Wilson
Over the weekend, Rappler receives nearly 30 reports about fake news on the Catholic Church. The fake news items spare no one, from Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle to Pope Francis himself.
Nakalulungkot na nalantad kayo sa pagmumura, pagbabanta, at panghihiya ng Pangulo ng ating bansa. Piliin ninyong mahalin pa rin siya, ngunit manatili sa katotohanan ng ating pananampalataya.
God did not give us Duterte to be our President. The 16 million voters chose him to be President and he is now President. But God can write straight with crooked lines. Even from something bad, good can come out.
Davao Archbishop Romulo Valles calls for 'a peaceful and charitable spirit' after their long-time mayor, President Rodrigo Duterte, called God stupid
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Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque, Foreign Undersecretary Ernesto Abella, and Pastor "Boy" Saycon are tasked to hold talks with religious groups to 'lessen the rift between the government and Church'
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Iginagalang ng mga Katoliko ang tungkulin ng Pangulo, at ang mandato niya bilang Pangulo. Sana igalang din niya ang mga Katoliko kahit hindi siya sumang-ayon sa doktrina ng Katoliko.
'Paano siya magiging Pangulo para sa lahat ng Pilipino kung wala siyang paggalang sa mga mananampalatayang Katoliko?' says Bishop Pablo Virgilio David
Police confirm that no snatching incident was recorded on June 17, when the wallet of Father Raul Cabonce was allegedly snatched
Duterte: God is ‘stupid’, Sereno on Midas Marquez and Bongbong Marcos' ambitions
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Yet President Rodrigo Duterte has described the Catholic Church as 'full of shit' and has continued verbal attacks against it amid the recent killings of priests
'Investigating is a duty of justice, we need to do justice to the victims for the good of the country and the good of the Church,' says Malta Archbishop Charles Scicluna
Opposition groups and Catholic bishops walk out of the discussions, accusing the government of failing to make good on a promise to invite international organizations to come to Nicaragua and help probe the violence
The bigger issue for the Church hierarchy is that for many of its faithful, its institutional credibility is in doubt. This situation Duterte clearly exploits.
'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
'These killings, alongside the thousands of deaths in the drug war, are grim reminders of the vulnerability of the poor and those who speak out for their rights,' says Human Rights Watch's Carlos Conde
'This is not an investigation against the Catholic church,' Prosecutor Emiliano Arias says, but rather an investigation of reports of sex abuse by members of the church who abused minors
(3rd UPDATE) Fierce unrest in other areas persists, leaving at least 4 dead during pro-government attacks on activists guarding barricades
'Ang problema ng mga buwang na ito, santo lahat. Gobyerno, military, police, puro demonyo na,' says President Rodrigo Duterte about Catholic leaders urging him to tone down his tirades against the Church
Maltese archbishop Charles Scicluna and fellow papal envoy Jordi Bertomeu will take witness statements from victims of sexual abuse within the Church
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'Huwad ang kalayaan kapag pinaglalaruan ang katarungan,' says Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle on the 120th Independence Day
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
(UPDATED) Several members of the Chilean church hierarchy are accused by victims of ignoring and covering up child abuse by Chilean pedophile priest Fernando Karadima during the 1980s and 1990s
Jose Andres Murillo, a Chilean victim of clerical pedophilia who recently met with Pope Francis, says, 'There is progress regarding clerical abuse in some countries, primarily due to brave victims who have fought to raise their voices.'
Silvio Jose Baez, the auxiliary bishop of Managua, says President Daniel Ortega 'asked us for a period of reflection to give us an answer, which we asked he give us in writing'
More than 100 people have died in the violence sweeping Nicaragua since protests erupted on April 18 against President Daniel Ortega, the man who has dominated the Central American country's politics for 4 decades
Nicknamed 'the Family,' the group of priestly offenders committed sex abuses with young people including minors, churchgoer Elisa Fernandez tells Channel 13 last week
The striking announcement comes after Francis summoned the bishops to the Vatican over the scandal that has come to haunt his papacy