Philippines: Among the Madding Crowd by Mads Nissen

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Catholics touch the crucifix as part of a religious ceremony at the Baclaran Church. The Catholic Church is the most dominant religion in the country and a vocal opponent against abortion, sterilization and all other forms of contraception.The church has considerable influence on government policy and has succeeded in a reduction of government campaigns on pregnancy-prevention and sexual education.