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Philippine Church braces for death penalty and divorce battle

MANILA (UCAN): “It will always be a tough battle but we do not give up,” Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo of Manila, said, as Church leaders in the Philippines braced for what they expect will be an uphill battle against proposals before Congress to reimpose capital punishment and to legalise divorce in the country.
 

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Philippines pushes for return of death penalty

MANILA (UCAN): Three bills were filed in the congress seeking to revive the death penalty by maverick senator, sometime evangelical pastor and boxing great, Manny Pacquiao, on August 3.

The bible bashing pastor said, “It is in the bible.”

Pacquiao maintains that the imposition of capital punishment for some crimes, including those related to the drug trade, is not against Christian teaching.

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