A priest at the Baguio Cathedral drew flak from some Catholics after he ordered people supporting the reproductive health bill to leave the church and stop hearing Mass.
His remarks drew outrage from some parishioners, who walked out in consternation.
The priest, whose identity was withheld, used his sermon to mock supporters of the bill such as former Akbayan party-list Rep. Risa Hontiveros-Baraquel.
“Kung meron nakikimisa dito pero pro-RH bill… Please, go out. It’s useless,” the priest said.
“What is this mass for if you are pro-RH bill? What is going to Church for if you’re pro-RH bill?” he asked.
The priest’s statements were recorded on video by a parishioner.
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