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May 29, 2019

Bishop Emelyn Dacuycuy was consecrated May 5 as the first woman to serve the Philippine Independent Church. Photo: Winfred Vergara/special to Episcopal News Service

[Episcopal News Service] “The church is not about maintaining...

April 29, 2019

Bishop-elect Emelyn Dacuycuy will become the first woman to serve the Philippine Independent Church. Photo: Winfred Vergara/special to Episcopal News Service

[Episcopal News Service – Manila, Philippines] Amidst the sweltering heat...

May 25, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] United Society Partners in the Gospel, the Anglican mission agency, is standing in solidarity alongside the Philippines Independent Church following the arrest of a bishop on what it describes as “the spurious charge of illegal possession of firearms and...

May 14, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) has condemned the arrest and detention of Bishop Carlos Morales of the Iglesia Filipina Independiente (Philippine Independent Church) last week. Bishop Morales was arrested with his wife, driver and a companion at a...

June 26, 2016

The Most Rev. Ephraim S Fajutagana, Supreme Bishop of the Philippine Independent Church, undergoes an HIV test as part of the National Council of Churches in the Philippines public campaign to remove the stigma associated with HIV/AIDS. Photo: NCCP

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November 7, 2011

The killing of a well-loved priest in southern Philippines has inspired the revival of a campaign to end political killings, supported by international faith and human rights groups, church workers said.

"Those behind the killing of Father Fausto Tentorio may have wanted to create a...

October 11, 2011

A homegrown Philippine church is seeking international backing to help pressure the government to re-investigate the unresolved murder of a bishop five years ago.

"We continue to ask our partner churches -- such as the Anglican, Episcopal and Old Catholic Churches -- in the international...

February 6, 2011

The Philippine government and the Roman Catholic Church are debating whether artificial birth control should be included in proposed legislation that seeks to address the issues of a growing population and poverty in this Southeast Asian nation of more than 90 million.

"We call upon our...

March 3, 2010

Philippine churches have pledged to help push for electoral reforms to combat election fraud when Filipinos choose a new president and other officials in May.

"We should remain vigilant and not leave the political exercise to politicians alone," the Rev. Rex Reyes, general secretary of...

December 1, 2009

Religious leaders in the Philippines have joined human rights groups in scrutinizing the trial of suspects in the killings of more than 50 people in the south of the country.

"A genuine trial is what we want to see," the Rev. Rex Reyes, general secretary of the National Council of...

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