Posts Tagged ‘Philippine bishops’

Duterte again attacks Catholic church Comments 0

Thursday, July 12th, 2018

A day after he agreed to stop attacking the Catholic Church Philippine president Duterte is at it again. He appears to have taken offence at Australian missionary nun Patricia Fox. She has joined an investigation into alleged human rights abuses in Mindanao. Duterte attacked critics who “come here under the cloak of whatever religion and Read more

Bible mustn’t be used to justify killings warn Bishops Comments 0

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

The Bible mustn’t be used to justify killings, the Filipino Bishops wrote in a pastoral letter. Their concern follows months of killings as Filipino President, Rodrigo Duterte, fights a war against drugs. In their letter, which was read at all Masses on Sunday, the bishops recounted the passage of a House of Representatives bill that Read more

Philippine bishop calls Madonna ‘amoral’ over crucifix dance routine Comments 0

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

A Filipino Catholic bishop dubbed international pop diva Madonna “amoral” for climbing a stripper pole shaped like a crucifix during her concert in Manila last week. “I never thought there could be people like that who cannot tell the difference between right and wrong and are only driven by desire to make money,” said retired Read more