Church leader twice arrested over ‘false charges’

Pastor Benjie Gomez (Photo courtesy of the United Church of Christ in the Philippines) Gomez’s arrest is a “serious attack to the Church, grave insult to the Christian faith and sacrilegious assault against our God.” By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – The wife and colleagues of a Protestant pastor arrested for murder decried… Continue reading Church leader twice arrested over ‘false charges’

Bishop, 5 others face child abuse charges for providing sanctuary to Lumad children

UCCP Southeast Mindanao Jurisdiction Area Bishop Hamuel Tequis. (Photo by Kilab Multimedia) According to their lawyer, there was no preliminary investigation conducted. The accused also did not receive a copy of the subpoena, affidavits of the complainants and other pertinent documents about the case. By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – The Davao Regional… Continue reading Bishop, 5 others face child abuse charges for providing sanctuary to Lumad children