In RH war of words, activist confronts bishops in church
Famed Manila tour guide and reproductive health advocate Carlos Celdran was detained by Manila police on Thursday for disrupting a mass at the Manila Cathedral, where he staged a protest action against the bishops’ opposition to the reproductive health bill.
Dressed as Jose Rizal, Celdran stood in front of the Manila Cathedral altar during a mass with Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim and several bishops present, holding a sign bearing the words “Damaso” — a reference to the villainous friar from the novel “Noli Me Tangere.”
He screamed, “Stop getting involved in politics” before he was taken away by the police at around 4:30 p.m.
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