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With passage in House, Philippines poised to reinstate death penalty

Philippine House passes measure to reinstate death penalty: "Certainly we are for the campaign against drugs, and we know drugs can have very serious harmful effects on families," said Archbishop Antonio Ledesma of Cagayan de Oro. "But also we would like to say that drug offenders should not be subject to the death penalty, because it's not a humane and Christian way of dealing with the problem."

Irish commission finds human remains at former church-run home

The commission set up to investigate the treatment of unmarried mothers and their babies in Irish care homes during the 20th century say it has found "significant" human remains at the site of a former home in western Ireland.

A spokesman for the commission said March 3 that the body was shocked by the discovery made in Tuam, County Galway, at the site formerly managed by the Bon Secours religious order.

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