Malacañang on Friday urged parents, schools and Church leaders to protect children from sexual misconduct.
Pope Francis on Saturday called on church leaders for a “change in mentality”, saying the Christian faith is less heeded — even ignored — in the modern world.
Leaders of a California-based church have been arrested on charges of imprisoning dozens of mostly homeless people and forcing them to panhandle six days a week for their benefit.
Pope Francis has rejected the resignation of French cardinal Philippe Barbarin who was handed a six-month suspended jail sentence this month for failing to report sex abuse by a priest under his authority, prompting surprise among Church leaders and condemnation from victims.
President Rodrigo Duterte is angry at Catholic Church leaders not only because of the sexual abuse he suffered at the hands of an Ateneo priest during his teenage years.
The Vatican said Friday that next month’s meeting of Church leaders in Rome was a unique chance to tackle the “terrible plague” of child sex abuse
Polish Catholic bishops apologised Monday to children who had suffered sexual abuse at the hands of priests and other Church leaders in the majority Catholic country.
Filipinos, including religious leaders, can criticize him with all their heart’s content but they should not use God’s name in vain against him, President Duterte on Saturday said.
President Rodrigo Duterte urged the public not to listen to Church leaders for being know-it-all and for pontificating against his brutal war on drugs.
Church leaders welcomed the statement of President Rodrigo Duterte expressing his desire to establish “good rapport” with the members of the clergy.