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  • Church continues to press Filipino leader on anti-crime purge

    Church continues to press Filipino leader on anti-crime purge

    • Sep 30, 2016

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who has faced stiff opposition to his use of violence from his country’s Catholic bishops, raised the rhetoric over his bloody anti-crime war to a new level Friday, comparing it to Hitler and the Holocaust and saying he would be “happy to slaughter” 3 million addicts.

  • Parish runs risks to fight both drugs and violence

    Parish runs risks to fight both drugs and violence

    • Sep 6, 2016

    As an escalating war between police and drug gangs heats up in the Philippines, 20 drug users surrendered to police under the watchful eye of Father Luciano Feloni, an Argentine priest, with another 20 expected to surrender under a program the parish has dubbed “Healing, not killing.”

  • Church urges nations, society to address ongoing issues related to drugs

    Church urges nations, society to address ongoing issues related to drugs

    • Apr 6, 2016

    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (CNS) — Heroin and painkillers plague the streets of U.S. cities and small towns. Mexican drug cartels have turned swaths of that country into battle zones. In South Africa, young people are getting hooked on a drug made from a medication meant to fight HIV. Around

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