DSW: Street kids brought to resort, not detention center during Pope’s visit


MANILA – The Department of Social Welfare in the Philippines admits street children were rounded up from Metro Manila by the local government during Pope Francis’ visit.

But contrary to some reports that the children were brought to detention centers, ABS-CBN News found out that the street kids were brought to a resort in Batangas for a six-day stay.


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  • kikay Pang0
    22 January 2015 at 5:32 pm - Reply

    Nice job Tagle and public officials involved for hiding the ugly scenery and showing false appearance of the city to avoid criticism . Obvious denial and hypocrisy of their action.