CBCP exec to send Pope a letter appealing to address climate change

January 15, 2015 by · Comments Off on CBCP exec to send Pope a letter appealing to address climate change 

MANILA, Jan. 14 — An official from the social action arm of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) will be asking Pope Francis to address the alarming issue of climate change which he said urgently needs the Church’s moral intervention.

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Catholic priest asks the faithful in Leyte to bring banners with faces of Jesus and Blessed Virgin

January 13, 2015 by · Comments Off on Catholic priest asks the faithful in Leyte to bring banners with faces of Jesus and Blessed Virgin 

MANILA, Jan. 13 — A Catholic priest urged the faithful to bring banners with the faces of Jesus, the Blessed Virgin and the saints to welcome Pope Francis when he visits Leyte, on Friday, Jan. 17.

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Pope Francis to use enclosed vehicle, not popemobile, in going to Manila Cathedral from Malacanang on Jan. 16

January 13, 2015 by · Comments Off on Pope Francis to use enclosed vehicle, not popemobile, in going to Manila Cathedral from Malacanang on Jan. 16 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, Jan 13 (PNA) — Pope Francis will be using an enclosed vehicle and not the popemobile going to the Manila Cathedral from Malacanang on Jan. 16, the pontiff’s second official activity for the said day.

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Coloma assures that preparations and security are in place for the Papal visit

January 13, 2015 by · Comments Off on Coloma assures that preparations and security are in place for the Papal visit 

By Ferdinand G. Patino

MANILA, Jan. 12 (PNA) — Four days before the historic event unfolds, the government assured that preparations as well as security during the four-day Apostolic and State Visit of Pope Francis in the country are in place.

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The popemobile used by Pope Francis in Korea last year will be utilized in his Tacloban visit on Jan. 17

January 13, 2015 by · Comments Off on The popemobile used by Pope Francis in Korea last year will be utilized in his Tacloban visit on Jan. 17 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, Jan. 12 (PNA) — A Catholic prelate said on Monday the popemobile used by Pope Francis in South Korea in August 2014 will be utilized during the Holy Father's visit to Leyte province on Saturday.

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Smokers urged not to light up during papal visit

January 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on Smokers urged not to light up during papal visit 

MANILA, Jan. 11 — Health advocates are appealing to smokers not to light up during public events that will be attended by Pope Francis during his visit to the Philippines.

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Pope Francis' vestments for Leyte, Manila masses are PHL-made

January 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on Pope Francis' vestments for Leyte, Manila masses are PHL-made 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, Jan. 6 (PNA) — A Catholic priest said that the vestments to be worn by Pope Francis in the three Masses he will be officiating in Leyte and Manila are made in the Philippines.

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Pope Francis is expected to give his message to Filipinos during the Quirino Grandstand Mass

January 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on Pope Francis is expected to give his message to Filipinos during the Quirino Grandstand Mass 

MANILA, Jan. 5 — Pope Francis is expected to deliver his message to the Filipino people during the Eucharistic Celebration at the Quirino Grandstand in Rizal Park on Jan. 18, Rev. Fr. Rufino Sescon Jr., Executive Secretary of the Steering Committee for the Papal Visit 2015, said on Monday.

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Pabillo says Pope Francis' visit this month will have a positive effect on Filipinos

January 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Pabillo says Pope Francis' visit this month will have a positive effect on Filipinos 

MANILA, Jan. 1 — An official of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has said that the four-day Apostolic and State Visit of Pope Francis in the country this month will foster hope and unity among Filipinos.

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