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Priests, nuns donate P300,000 to kids of murdered mom

Jul 19, 2018 - 5:45 PM

Hospicio de San Jose offers to accept the orphans of slain 27-year-old Jennifer Taburada, who was killed by masked gunmen in Caloocan City

DONATIONS FOR ORPHANS. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle turns over to Caloocan Bishop Pablo Virgilio David around P300,000 in Mass collections on July 19, 2018, for children left behind by slain parents. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Slain priest Richmond Nilo buried in Nueva Ecija

Jun 15, 2018 - 1:00 PM

(UPDATED) As Father Nilo is buried at the San Nicolas de Tolentino Cathedral in Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija, authorities announce the arrest of the principal suspect in his killing

RESTING PLACE. Priests carry Nilo’s coffin outside the cathedral as hundreds of mourners surround them on June 15, 2018. Photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

Sotto backs Duterte, says killings of priests 'just a coincidence'

Jun 14, 2018 - 7:15 PM

'Baka nagkataon lang 'yan. 100 million ang Pilipino, ilan ang pari sa buong Pilipinas?' says Senate President Vicente Sotto III

SENATE PRESIDENT. Tito Sotto takes oath as Senate President. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Task force formed to solve killing of Cagayan priest

Apr 29, 2018 - 10:50 PM

'I have ordered my men to conduct [a] thorough investigation for the possible identification and apprehension of suspects the soonest possible time,' says Chief Superintendent Jose Mario Espino

Photo courtesy of Paul Lopez

Church didn't shoulder Taytay priest's P120,000 bail

Aug 02, 2017 - 7:05 PM

Never says retired Archbishop Oscar Cruz when asked if the CBCP paid the bail of trafficking suspect Monsignor Arnel Lagarejos

TRAFFICKING SUSPECT. Monsignor Arnel Lagarejos, 55, faces a trafficking case after allegedly 'booking' a 13-year-old girl for sex. Photo from PACUCOA Inc's Facebook page

Taytay priest in trafficking case posts P120k bail

Aug 01, 2017 - 11:32 PM

Monsignor Arnel Lagarejos gains temporary freedom after spending almost 3 days in the Marikina City police jail

TRAFFICKING CASE. Monsignor Arnel Lagarejos is accused of human trafficking after allegedly 'booking' a 13-year-old girl through a pimp. File from the website of Cainta Catholic College

Church vows no cover-up in Taytay priest's case

Aug 01, 2017 - 3:00 PM

Antipolo Bishop Francisco de Leon names tough talking retired Archbishop Oscar Cruz as lead investigator in the trafficking case of Taytay priest Arnel Lagarejos

CHURCH PROBE. Antipolo Bishop Francisco de Leon (in photo) names tough-talking retired Archbishop Oscar Cruz as lead investigator in the case of Taytay priest Arnel Lagarejos. File photo from Diocese of Antipolo

On Father Obach's apology

Jul 14, 2014 - 8:15 AM

I hope the apology does not shield the Church from its own need for introspection as to why it is so cruel to women

Bishop breaks silence on diverted funds

Jun 20, 2012 - 5:12 PM

Parañaque Bishop Jesse Mercado says he s willing to resign if charges of fund diversion against him are proven true

BREAKING SILENCE. Paranaque Bishop Jesse Mercado says he is willing to resign if proven guilty.