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Bishops warn against scams targeting Filipino Catholics

May 01, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: In one scam, criminals claimed they were raising funds for a bishop’s triple bypass surgery; in another, proceeds from the sale of “blessed” medals were allegedly supporting a cathedral renovation. “There are no such things as medals blessed by bishops, priests, or the Pope for sale,” Manila’s cathedral warned. “This is a sin called simony.”

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