BABY-KILLING IN PHILIPPINE MYTHOLOGY: Is Planned Parenthood Our Manananggal?


IN PHILIPPINE MYTHOLOGY, there is a monster known as a “manananggal.” A fearsome creature, the manananggal is a beautiful older woman who preys on unsuspecting pregnant women in their homes.  The vampire-like manananggal destroys the developing fetus in the womb, killing it by sucking the child’s heart.The myth is full of weirdness:  The manananggal splits into two—and while her lower torso remains behind, the upper torso, aided by huge, bat-like wings, flies off into the night, seeking an un … [Read more...]