Posts Tagged: catholics

Philippines: where Catholics, condoms and conservatism collide over health

Janette Garin couldn’t quite believe it when she heard the reproductive health bill had been passed last December. Garin, an MP in the Philippines, had spent nine years battling...

Filipinos re-enact Good Friday crucifixion on video

Devoted Catholics in the Philippine province of Pampanga take part in an annual ritual, some letting themselves be nailed to the cross, to commemorate the suffering of Jesus Christ....