Condoms for Students

The Department of Health’s campaign to distribute free condoms in public high schools has been criticized as one might expect in a conservative country like the Philippines, with attacks coming from both the church and in politics. The Catholic Church predictably lambasted the move, with the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) saying it […]

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The Arrogance of Tito Sotto

You can usually point out the arrogant person in the room, these people share a common trait: in that they feel superior over their peers for a reason only known to them. One does not need to be in the same room as Senator Tito Sotto to bear witness to his sheer arrogance, of which […]

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The Voice of a People

It was only last month when the Papal Nuncio to the Philippines, Archbishop Giussepe Pinto hailed the country as the ‘last bastion against divorce’. The envoy from the Vatican underscored the fact that aside from the Holy See, the Philippines is the only country not to have any form of divorce in the world. While […]

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