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‘There’s also a tactical perspective to it, if you think you’re not gonna get that decision from the Supreme Court then why file before the Supreme Court?’ says senatorial aspirant Florin Hilbay
The priest allegedly abused altar boys, who were between the ages of 7 and 12, in his residence and warned them they would go to prison if they told anyone about the molestation
Applicants for a Supreme Court vacancy are asked for their opinions on polarizing legal issues. Privacy issues are also discussed.
In CNN Philippines' senatorial forum, 7 other bets support same-sex unions
'Pro-family' groups defeat pro-gay campaigners in what Amnesty International calls a "bitter blow and a step backwards for human rights in Taiwan
South Korea announces the formal shutdown of a controversial Japanese-funded foundation created to help former wartime sex slaves – the so-called 'comfort women'
The victim says she was raped by a cop then forced to perform sexual acts on another inside a police patrol vehicle
Fifteen young Brazilian transsexuals are rescued from a sex trafficking ring in Murcia, Spain
Gentoo male penguins Sphen and Magic are happily 'taking turns caring for their baby chick,' say workers of the Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
Decrying abuse, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison declares a new national credo in the face of allegations: 'We believe you'
PRESS RELEASE: Team TeenPUYOG empowered peer educators to engage T'boli youth on the prevention of teenage pregnancy
A health nongovernmental organization is giving workshops to teachers handling sexuality education to prepare them for their students' street-smart queries and for counseling
Cardinal Reinhard Marx says he is ashamed over the decades of abuse that have shattered trust, as well as how so many looked away for so long
Found guilty on April 26 of drugging and molesting Andrea Constand, Cosby is impassive as Judge Steven O'Neill hands down the sentence on Tuesday in Norristown, Pennsylvania
Pope Francis: 'We ourselves need to be converted. We have to realize that in order to stand by your side we need to change many situations that, in the end, put you off.'
Brett Kavanaugh steps up his defense, saying 'I've never sexually assaulted anyone, not in high school, not ever. I've always treated women with dignity and respect'
Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad: 'This gives a bad image of Islam and we believe that if there are similar cases like this we need to consider giving lighter punishments'
Campaigners say it is the first time women in Malaysia have been caned for violating a sharia regulation which forbids same-sex relations
The scandals that rock the Church are not just about sexual abuse or misconduct, but also the self-serving way leadership is exercised
Santiago de Cuba archbishop Dionisio Garcia calls on Cubans not to 'ignore what nature has given', amid legislators' plans to legalize same-sex marriage under the proposed new constitution
'Many bishops failed to listen, failed to believe, and failed to act,' says Catholic Bishops Conference president Archbishop Mark Coleridge
Senator Leila de Lima says Senate Bill 1949 seeks to protect the youth 'by all means and at all costs'
The anti-gay marriage Happiness of the Next Generation Alliance submits a referendum petition to election authorities to try to prevent the civil code from being amended to recognize same-sex partnerships
Pope Francis also demands 'firm and decisive' measures to find truth and justice for the victims
Suspended Filipino priest Father Edmundo Paredes, who also admitted to financial irregularities, is believed to have fled to the Philippines
(UPDATED) 'We have realized that these wounds never disappear and that they require us forcefully to condemn these atrocities and join forces in uprooting this culture of death,' Pope Francis says in a letter
Local media reports say the suspect, who had been hired by the school just a month ago, pulled the girl into a secluded water-pump room just as she was leaving to go home
The 83-year-old shaman, identified as Jago, tricks the woman into believing the spirit of a young man named Amrin lives inside him. The victim was convinced Amrin was her boyfriend.
The High Court asks lawyer Jesus Falcis to show cause why he should not be disciplined for failing to submit his memorandum on time
The petition includes 3 requests for help in criminal cases of 9 members of the church
The report on sexual exploitation and abuse in the sector, produced by the International Development Committee scrutiny panel of MPs, says self-regulation has completely failed to deal with the issue
The cases relate to incidents dating back as far as 1960 and involving 266 victims, including 178 children and adolescents
It defines marriage as the 'voluntary and consensual union between two people' without specifying their biological sex
The gender differences start early. More teenage females than teenage males abstain from sex.
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
The charges is the latest for the disgraced movie producer following two accusations from 2013 and 2014
Allowing civil unions, which would provide legal rights for same-sex couples, is acceptable to President Rodrigo Duterte while same-sex marriage is not, says his spokesman Harry Roque
The results of a Social Weather Stations survey held in March 2018 also show that opposition to same-sex civil unions is strongest in the Visayas and 'among single men who are widowed/separated/divorced'
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'We choose only portions of the past that we like and call it tradition that we must preserve,' says Associate Justice Marvic Leonen
Petitioner Jesus Falcis III says civil union can be a middleground, 'but it doesn’t mean we will stop fighting for marriage equality'
In celebration of Pride Month, Rappler talks to members of the LGBT community to ask them about their stories and how they found the courage to come out
‘Is there a statistical study that shows that heterosexual couples make better families?’ Associate Justice Marvic Leonen asks Solicitor General Jose Calida
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‘The Supreme Court was trying to find a reason not to decide the case,’ says constitutional law professor Dan Gatmaytan
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'Para sakin ang importante ay naumpisahan na ang paguusap. The conversation has now begun inside the Supreme Court,' says TV personality Boy Abunda, who was present at the opening of the oral arguments at the SC
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