Pope Francis admitted Monday he was frightened by the prospect of an accidental nuclear apocalypse, as he began a weeklong visit to Chile and Peru to bolster a local Catholic Church riven by sex abuse scandals.
Pope Francis is expected to defend persecuted indigenous people during a trip to Chile and Peru next week that also aims to boost a flagging local Catholic church hit by child sex scandals.
President Rodrigo Duterte may be less critical of the Catholic Church now that a family friend is at the helm of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines.
Pope Francis's embrace of the Rohingya during a trip to Bangladesh has sparked some angry comment on social media in Myanmar, where just days earlier he chose not to publicly air their plight.
President Rodrigo Duterte says he believes in God but not the stuff the Catholic Church teaches its flocks like saints and biblical tales.
By: Cecil Morella At age 33 and raising six children in a slum named "Paradise Village", Myrna Albos is Exhibit A for the Philippines' serial family planning failures. The plumber's wife already had four children by the time a family…
Pope Francis called on Sunday to fight indifference to poverty on what has been dubbed the first "World Day for the Poor" by the Catholic Church.
Former senator Rene Saguisag has an unconventional solution to end the sale of narcotics in the country: decriminalize illegal drugs.
Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) president and Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas has urged politikos to turn to God instead of what he called "destructive politics."
Malacañang on Sunday (November 5) expressed solidarity with the Catholic Church’s desire for healing the country as it begins a 33-day series of religious activities at the EDSA Shrine.
The Catholic Church is once again appealing to the people’s collective power to “heal” the country amid the controversy over th extrajudicial killings (EJKs) happening under the Duterte administration.
Church leaders welcomed the statement of President Rodrigo Duterte expressing his desire to establish “good rapport” with the members of the clergy.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has offered to shoot criminals himself, while warning he may bring police back to the frontlines of his deadly war on drugs.
All Filipinos are aware of the Duterte administration’s war on hard drugs, with majority of them or some 88 percent supporting its campaign, revealed a new survey released by Pulse Asia Research Inc. Monday.
Pope Francis called Wednesday for categoric opposition to capital punishment to be written into an update of the most important guide to Catholic teaching.
British political journalist Mehdi Hasan couldn’t hide his disbelief over Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Cayetano's sweeping declaration that all 3,800 drug dealers killed by the police in drug operations deserved their fate because they…
Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Tuesday the Senate is willing to work with the Catholic Church in having so-called "conscience-stricken" policemen testify about their involvement in supposed extra-judicial killings.
Philippines police officers who want to speak out about "extrajudicial killings and summary executions" in President Rodrigo Duterte's drug war have been offered sanctuary and legal help by the Catholic Church.
Thousands of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's critics and supporters held rival rallies Thursday, taking emotional national debates over his deadly drug war and martial-law threats to the streets.
The head of the Philippines' powerful Catholic Church called Sunday for an end to the "waste of human lives" following a brutal week in President Rodrigo Duterte's drug war in which a 17-year-old boy was among dozens killed.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte vowed Monday to press on with his drug war that has claimed thousands of lives, as he urged lawmakers to endorse "eye-for-an-eye" death penalties.