[In the news] Church folk stage lantern parade to call for ‘pork’ abolition -INQUIRER.net

Church folk stage lantern parade to call for ‘pork’ abolition.

MANILA, Philippines– A coalition of Catholic clergy, religious and laity on Monday staged a protest calling for the total abolition of the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) or pork barrel.

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The Church of People’s Alliance held a Lantern Nativity Walk from Bustillos Church to Mendiola in Manila with the message to Malacañang: abolish the pork barrel system in the government.

“We remain committed to abolish all forms of pork barrel from all agencies of the government. We want Congress to pass a law that will totally scrap PDAF and even the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP),” said Fr. Ben Alforque of Church People’s Alliance.

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