Posts Tagged ‘Drug killings’

Nuns withdrawn from violent city

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

The Catholic diocese where two priests were killed this month has withdrawn all nuns from Chilapa city in southern Mexico. The diocese says the parents of one of the nuns have been killed. In addition, the school the nuns run had to close for several months last year due to threats from drug gangs operating Read more

Thousands of Filipino Catholics protest drug killings

Monday, February 20th, 2017

Thousands of Filipino Catholics have marched to protest against President Rodrigo Duterte’s deadly crackdown against illegal drugs. The protest tagged ‘Walk for Life’ was endorsed by Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines. Police estimate over 50,000 took part in the march. The drug crackdown has left thousands of drug suspects dead. According to a Police Read more

Filipino Catholics condemn Duterte’s reign of terror; he won’t back down

Friday, February 10th, 2017

Filipino Catholics have condemned President Duterte’s wholesale killing of drug users and dealers. Their opinion has not changed his views. He remains determined to see his aim to rid the country of all drug users and dealers. By killing them. Last weekend, a pastoral letter from the Catholic Bishops’ Conference was read at Masses throughout the Read more