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No love lost for divorce in Catholic nation
HANA ANN SANTOS, 30, has been separated for five years. Her husband is now living with another woman and refuses child support. Her only hope for now is to have their marriage annulled, which could take years and cost her as much as P300,000.
Bill recognizing divorce obtained abroad hurdles House on third reading
The bill recognizing foreign decree of termination of marriage hurdled third reading at the House of Representatives on the last day of session before...
House starts plenary debates on divorce bill
The House of Representatives on Monday, March 12, began the plenary debates on House Bill (HB) 7303 which seeks to institute absolute divorce in...
SWS: Live-in partners, ‘hopeless romantics’ strongly support divorce
The move to legalize divorce in the Philippines, a predominantly Catholic country, gets “very strong” support among men and women with live-in partners, widowed...
SWS poll: 53% of Filipinos support divorce
An average 53% of adult Filipinos nationwide support the legalization of divorce, the results of a poll by the Social Weather Stations (SWS) have...
Divorce and its damaging effect on children and society
“We know the statistics -- that children who grow up without a father are five times more likely to live in poverty and commit...
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