Calling the Philippines' current situation "grave," Fr. Shay Cullen acknowledges the dangers of speaking out, but says, "We have to stand by the principles we declare we believe in."
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Thousands marched on Sept. 21 to protest the extrajudicial killings under President Duterte and the 1972 establishment of martial law under the Marcos regime.
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In a Sept. 14 statement, Archbishop Socrates Villegas of Lingayen-Dagupan urged Catholic lawmakers not to support "any attempt to restore the death penalty."