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How will politikos spend their Holy Week? Find out here

With the predominantly Catholic Philippines temporarily grinding to a halt for at least two days beginning Maundy Thursday (March 29) to commemorate the Passion of Jesus Christ, politikos are also taking this time to spend time with family…

Philippine Catholics protest bill to legalize divorce

Around 2,000 Roman Catholic Filipinos protested in Manila on Saturday against a push to legalise divorce, with church groups also using the "Walk for Life" march to slam President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly drugs war.

Pope revives sexual abuse panel

The Vatican said Saturday it has renewed its anti-paedophile panel as Pope Francis acts to quell the global scandal over the sexual abuse of children by priests.

Pope often meets ‘devastated’ sex abuse victims

Pope Francis holds regular private meetings with the victims of sex abuse by paedophile priests, the Vatican said Thursday, as the Catholic Church grapples with a scandal the pontiff has described as a "great humiliation".

Pope’s Christmas message seeks peace in Jerusalem

Pope Francis in his traditional Christmas address on Monday called for peace in Jerusalem and highlighted the plight of children scarred by conflict, having earlier urged the world's Catholics not to ignore the conditions migrants face.