Philippines

Catholic News Service July 15, 2019
Members of the Dominican general chapter elected 51-year-old Father Gerard Francisco Timoner to be the master general of the worldwide religious order.
A group of Philippine mothers and children facing imminent deportation from Israel are finding some solace in their faith, with weekly prayer meetings and counseling from their parish priest and nuns.
Catholic News Service April 05, 2019
President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines threatened to put all of his critics in jail if they do not relent in their criticism of him, resulting in even greater criticism of his methods and behavior.
Fatima Measham February 26, 2019
The Philippine journalist Maria Ressa was arrested on Feb. 13.
Jim Gomez - Associated Press February 05, 2019
Five suspected Abu Sayyaf militants accused of involvement in a deadly suicide attack at a Roman Catholic cathedral in the southern Philippines have surrendered to authorities, the national police chief said Monday amid renewed terrorism fears.
A soldier inside a Roman Catholic cathedral in Jolo, the capital of Sulu province in the southern Philippines, after two bombs exploded on Jan. 27. (WESMINCOM Armed Forces of the Philippines Via AP)
The Associated Press January 27, 2019

JOLO, Philippines (AP) — Two bombs minutes apart tore through a Roman Catholic cathedral on a southern Philippine island where Muslim militants are active, killing at least 20 people and wounding 111 others during a Sunday Mass, officials said.