An international lay group advocating “pro-life” initiatives has criticized Catholic bishops over a seeming lack of support. Rene Bullecer, country director of Human Life International (HLI), said “pro-life” advocates still seek the bishops’ “full support” for “sustainable and well coordinated pro-life initiatives.” HLI is the world’s largest international “pro-life and pro-family” organization, with affiliates and [...]
The Supreme Court on Tuesday gave the government 10 days to respond to a series of petitions by Catholic and pro-life groups calling for a new, controversial reproductive health law to be suspended. Medical services company Serve Life CDO and the educational institution Rosevale Foundation on Tuesday led a group on the southern island of [...]
The senior editor of a key Filipino newspaper in B.C. is boldly opposing the Vancouver Catholic archdiocese’s decision to launch an expensive TV ad campaign urging adherents to “come home” to the denomination. In a city with roughly 100,000 Filipinos, the vast majority of whom were raised Catholic, the opinions of Ted Alcuitas can have [...]
The enactment of the Reproductive Health (RH) bill is a precondition to the universal health care program of the Aquino administration, Health Secretary Enrique Ona said, in effect passing the ball to Congress on whether or not Filipinos are provided with basic health services.
Home of Pro Life was established few years ago by three Catholics who are concerned with street children and those who have no relatives. They have lived in different locations, and now they are settled in Matraman, East Jakarta.
The House of Representatives yesterday voted to terminate the period of debate on the highly divisive Reproductive Health (RH) bill.
Nobel Prize-winning economist George Akerlof contradicted the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines’ use of his research in a public statement opposing the Reproductive Health (RH) Bill.
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.
The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) is opening its doors to former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo at a Mass prayer rally it will lead against the reproductive health bill on Saturday.
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.
Malacanang on Wednesday said President Benigno Aquino III’s fresh push for the passage of the Reproductive Health bill is part of its “war on poverty” and was not a declaration of “war” against the Catholic Church, which is staunchly opposed to the measure.
House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. on Monday told lawmakers it is time for them to vote on the Reproductive Health (RH) bill, one of the most contentious measures in the country where the influence of the Catholic Church remains strong.