‘Pray for our senators’

'Pray for our senators' CATHOLIC bishops came out strongly against the death penalty bill anew on Sunday, warning that capital punishment could be used to oppress people and hitting back at those using the bible to justify the measure. “We know from history how capital …

The Manila Times

CBCP calls for prayer as Senate prepares to vote on death penalty

The Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines on Sunday urged the faithful to pray for senators as they prepare to vote on death penalty bill, in hopes of “touching their conscience.” “Let us pray fervently for the legislators of our country as

GMA News

Jesus didn’t advocate legal killing, CBCP reminds faithful

‘To the people who use the Bible to defend death penalty, need we point out how many other crimes against humanity have been justified, using the same Bible?’ the CBCP says. Rappler.com. Published 12:00 PM, March 19, 2017. Updated 4:55 PM, March …

Rappler

‘Pray for our senators’

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines has urged priests to offer masses for members of the Senate who will deliberate on the administration-backed death penalty bill after it was passed by the House of Representatives. CBCP president …

The Standard

CBCP to lawmakers: Christ was never for ‘legal killing’

A banner hangs outside a church in the town of Pateros , Metro Manila Tuesday. Erik De Castro, Reuters. MANILA – As the Senate considers the revival of capital punishment, leaders of the Philippines’ Catholic Church on Sunday urged legislators not to

ABS-CBN News

Pray for senators, bishops urge

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has issued a pastoral letter urging the faithful to pray for senators as they prepare to vote on the death penalty bill, in hopes of “touching their conscience.” The pastoral letter was read

Inquirer.net

FULL TEXT: CBCP’s pastoral statement vs death penalty

CBCP President Archbishop Socrates Villegas, opposed the lower House’s move to approve the reimposition of death penalty. File photo. MANILA, Philippines — The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) on Sunday condemned the …

Philippine Star

Church rallies faithful vs death penalty

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) yesterday called on the Filipino faithful to stand up against the imminent restoration of the death penalty. AP. MANILA, Philippines – The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) …

Philippine Star

CBCP to lawmakers: Bible never advocated ‘legal killing’

The Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) appealed to those people who use the Bible to defend death penalty to interpret the Scriptures properly. MB FILE — Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas (ALI VICOY / MANILA …

Manila Bulletin