Bishops seek probe into red-tagged church worker’s arrest in Cagayan de Oro

The Ecumenical Bishops Forum decries the arrest of church worker and activist Aldeem Yañez even as it calls for thorough and impartial investigations into what religious leaders see as a glaring violation of civil liberties CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Philippines – A group of bishops from different Christian churches on Monday, April 18, called on … Read more

Bishops, lawmakers seek separate probes into Davao de Oro ‘encounter’

BUKIDNON, Philippines – Bishops from various Christian denominations and a group of lawmakers called for separate official investigations into the February 24 deaths of Lumad rights activist and volunteer teacher Chad Booc and four others in Davao de Oro province. The calls were made as an offshoot of a controversy surrounding what the military claimed … Read more