SC sets oral argument on same-sex marriage

Inquirer.net 03/06/2018

THE SUPREME Court on Tuesday announced that it will conduct a debate on whether to abolish the prohibition under the Family Code and allow same-sex marriages in the Philippines. High Court’s Information Chief Atty. Theodore Te said…

Postscript to a Pacquiao-prompted row

Jason A. Baguia 02/27/2016

Glimmers from Patmos In 1976, the Catholic Church released a reflection encouraging the full participation of persons with same-sex attraction in the life of faith. In 1980, the Church launched Courage, an international outreach ministry for persons…

Pacquiao draws flak for same-sex comment

02/17/2016

Sarangani Rep. and senatorial candidate Manny Pacquiao compared the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community to animals, promptly getting himself flak on social media at the start of the 2016 elections campaign. In an interview with the…

Archbishop Villegas calls on LGBT community to aspire to become holy, saints

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 07/17/2015

Be holy and aspire to become saints. This was the challenged posed by Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transexual (LGBT) community during a convention on family and life by Catholic leaders in…

Chinese couple marries

AP 07/03/2015

BEIJING — A prominent Chinese lesbian couple held a simple ceremony yesterday to announce their informal marriage, in their latest effort to push for legalization of same-sex unions in China. The union of Li Tingting and Teresa…

Clergy, lay groups march against same-sex marriage

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 06/27/2015

Under cloudy skies, members of Cebu’s clergy and Cahtolic lay groups  yesterday staged a solidarity walk to oppose  same-sex marriage as a threat threat against the Filipino family. The “Solidarity Walk for the Family” began at Fuente…

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