- Nov 27, 2020
On Sunday, a teary-eyed Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila lamented the deaths of innocent people killed since Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte assumed office.
Catholics came out strongly against what they described as “threats to life” in rallies held in major cities across the Philippines Feb. 24.
A bishop in the Philippines attacked the de-humanizing language being used in the country’s drug war, saying his “heart bleeds when there are Catholics who agree that criminals cannot be reformed.”
The Roman Catholic diocese where two priests were killed earlier this month has withdrawn all nuns from the hyper-violent city of Chilapa in southern Mexico.
The Bishop of Chilpancingo-Chilapa, Mexico denied that Father Germain Muñiz Garcia, who was murdered on a Mexican highway Feb. 5 along with Father Iván Añorve Jaimes, had any connection to organized crime, as the Guerrero State Prosecutor’s Office has recently claimed.
One of two priests shot to death in a road ambush had been photographed earlier holding an assault rifle in the company of armed, masked men, a prosecutor in southern Mexico said Tuesday.