» 09/15/2004, 00.00
No to contraceptives for birth control, says Archbishop Cruz
Church: "Two-child policy is anti-family"
Filipino bishops call for education and development, not contraceptives
Two congressional committees back the Reproductive Health bill, triggering the bishops’ reaction against the ‘pro-abortion” bill. The prelates want the government to come up with policies that focus on “education, agricultural development and help to the poor.”
Filipino Catholics: "Two-child norm is absurd obstacle for better society"
A Catholic MP told AsiaNews about the limitations, contradictions and risks inherent in laws controlling family planning: "Look at the West or Japan. They are rich nations but without youth.
DVD and a million signatures against new anti-life bill
Congressional committee adopts bill on artificial contraception. The Church launches a set of DVDs about sex education, marriage and family life to better explain its reasons for opposing the legislation.
Filipino bishops urge president to block ‘pro-abortion’ bill
Bishops’ Conference calls on her to veto Reproductive Health bill if it is approved by Congress. Bill proponents and opponents in legislature claim to be near quorum to get a vote. Church reiterates its view that “abortion is murder.”
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