Laity council backs community pantries

Laity council backs community pantries

Community pantries are “unprecedented” and “unequalled” in terms of helping the poor during the Covid-19 pandemic, said the national council of Catholic laity on Tuesday, April 27.In a statement, the Sangguniang Laiko ng Pilipinas (Laiko) expressed support for...
Alcohol, ‘epal’ politicians banned in community pantries

Alcohol, ‘epal’ politicians banned in community pantries

Harmful items and “epal” politicians are prohibited in community pantries, Interior Secretary Eduardo Año said on Wednesday night.In a meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte, Año said the names and faces of politicians should not be seen in community pantries,...
Community pantry goers not exempted from curfew—Palace

Community pantry goers not exempted from curfew—Palace

Those lining up in community pantries are not exempted from curfew restrictions, Malacañang said on Tuesday.In a media briefing, Palace spokesman Harry Roque urged community pantry organizers to seek the assistance of local government units to ensure quarantine...