Tuesday, June 08, 2010

(Blogwatch) Rh, elections and the Catholic vote

For four Congresses, the Catholic hierarchy has been successful in putting pressure on the legislature not to pass the Reproductive Health (RH) Bill. An effective tactic employed is the threat of the “Catholic Vote.” Through the pulpit, the clergy would wield its influence on the faithful, enjoining them to shun electoral candidates who strayed from the path of the straight and narrow.

Read the rest over at the Philippine Online Chronicles


Carmela Mendoza said...


My name is Carmela Mendoza of asia!, www.theasiamag.com, an online platform for Asian bloggers and writers. I chanced upon your very informative blog and found the following post of interest to our publication: "RH, elections and the Catholic vote"

May I ask your permission to reproduce it (or parts of it) on our website? All credit and link will be given to you and your organization.

Thanks very much and looking forward to hear from you positively.

Carmela Mendoza

sparks said...

Hi Carmela,

I don't think I can grant your request because this was a contribution to the Philippine Online Chronicles, not my own blogpost. Sorry!