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Catholics brave rain to denounce RH bill

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Thousands of Catholics on Saturday braved rain and foul weather to join a Catholic Church-led rally at the historic Edsa Shrine to protest a proposed law that would provide free contraceptives in a bid to curb population.


Church rallies faithful for ‘judgment day’ over RH bill

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The Catholic clergy has called for “judgment day” on the reproductive health (RH) bill on Saturday, as it urged opponents of the measure to join a mass protest at the EDSA Shrine three days before the actual House vote on it.


Former sex worker finds God after HIV

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While the incidence of HIV/AIDS has been arrested and is even falling in some regions, the Philippines is one of only seven countries in the world where it is on the rise.


Rescuing ‘failed’ family planning with cash

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The government is aiming to save its “failed” national family planning program and drastically cut maternal deaths by spending 500 million pesos (almost US$12 million) on contraceptives in 2012, a move bitterly opposed by the influential Roman Catholic Church.


‘Use condom funds to solve child labor woes’

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The president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) on Sunday urged the government to use the funds allocated for contraceptives to solve the high incidence of child labor in the country.


Free condoms won’t sway faithful, says priest

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An official of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference (CBCP) Tuesday criticized the government’s decision to allocate 500 million pesos (US$11.6 million) to supply free contraception.


Senate backers see RH vote in August

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With debates on the reproductive health (RH) bill in the Senate finally over, its proponents see a vote on the controversial measure this year.


Officials report 5 AIDS-related deaths in Davao

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Health authorities today reported five deaths from Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) in Davao City this year.


House sets crucial vote on RH bill

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THE House of Representatives is scheduling a crucial vote on the controversial reproductive health (RH) or responsible parenthood and population development bill.


No free condoms today, says health chief

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THE health department will not be distributing free condoms to couples nationwide today, St. Valentine’s Day.


Bishop to DOH: No condoms on Valentine’s, please

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A CATHOLIC bishop has appealed to the Department of Health (DOH) to refrain from handing out to couples free condoms and other forms of artificial contraceptives on Feb. 14 like what it did last year.


AIDS education needed among youth

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THE Catholic Church is on the right track in focusing on the young in its AIDS awareness campaign, a 16-year-old youth leader said Sunday.


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    Said FrSeanCoyle on 2013-10-09 16:05:00
  2. Here is what Pope Benedict said to the bishops of Switzerland on November 9, 200...
    Said FrSeanCoyle on 2013-10-09 16:02:00
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    Said joy on 2013-07-17 20:03:00
  4. a woman who agree this RH bill has no heart. God forgive her she do'nt know what...
    Said joy on 2013-07-17 20:02:00
  5. It is very hard to trust a muslim. They worship a false god and will break the ...
    Said on 2013-07-17 12:23:00
  6. Assuredly, thus said the LORD GOD ALMIGHTY YISRAEL to Roman Christian Catholic B...
    Said Angel Santie on 2013-06-28 19:39:00
  7. God let man or as we say permit man to create this way of comunication, why we w...
    Said joy on 2013-06-26 20:46:00
  8. Pray for the victims of clergy sexual abuse....
    Said on 2013-06-06 08:01:00
  9. 'Activist priest Robert Reyes is in the minority among the clergy when it comes ...
    Said on 2013-04-24 15:04:00
  10. 90-year-old Fr Emmanuel Non SJ had a letter in last Monday's Philippine Daily In...
    Said on 2013-04-18 10:41:00
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