Devotees flock at the Manila Cathedral during the Mass and Traditional Washing of the Feet

April 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Devotees flock at the Manila Cathedral during the Mass and Traditional Washing of the Feet 

150402193135Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle reminds Filipino Catholics to return to delivering service to their fellowmen out of love during the Mass and Traditional Washing of the Feet at the Manila Cathedral on Maundy Thursday (April 2, 2015). Tagle washed and kissed the feet of 12 laymen, including a church minister, a devotee of the Black Nazarene and a person with disability. (PNA photos by Avito C. Dalan)
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Manila Cathedral featured in Japan ice sculpture festival

February 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on Manila Cathedral featured in Japan ice sculpture festival 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Feb. 6 (PNA) — A snow sculpture of the 400-year-old Manila Cathedral has been featured in this year’s 66th Sapporo Snow Festival in Hokkaido, Japan, the Department of Tourism (DOT) said on Friday.

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Visiting Pope Francis celebrates first Mass in PHL at Manila Cathedral

January 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Visiting Pope Francis celebrates first Mass in PHL at Manila Cathedral 

150116172241As they could not be accommodated inside the Manila Cathedral in Intramuros, thousands of Filipino Catholics gathered outside the cathedral to hear the first Mass celebrated in the Philippines by visiting Pope Francis on Friday (Jan. 16, 2015). (PNA photos by Marvie A. Lloren)
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Going home under rains after Pope Francis celebrated mass at Mla. Cathedral

January 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Going home under rains after Pope Francis celebrated mass at Mla. Cathedral 

150116162053A family uses a heat insulator to protect its members from the drizzle after attending mass celebrated by Pope Francis at the Manila Cathedral on Friday (Jan. 16, 2015). (Photo by Oliver Marquez)
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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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Pope Francis to hold mass at Manila Cathedral

January 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on Pope Francis to hold mass at Manila Cathedral 

150110124713Pope Francis will hold a mass for the bishops, priests, women and religious at the Manila Cathedral (Basilica of the Immaculate Conception) in Intramuros, Manila during his visit to the Philippines next week. (PNA photo by Avito C.Dalan)LAM/acd

CA upholds RTC ruling on tour guide, RH advocate

January 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on CA upholds RTC ruling on tour guide, RH advocate 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo

MANILA, Jan. 7 (PNA) — The Court of Appeals (CA) has upheld the Manila Regional Trial Court's (RTC) ruling finding tour guide and Reproductive Health (RH) advocate Carlos Celdran guilty of offending religious feelings under Article 133 of the Revised Penal Code (RPC).

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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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Papal Masses in Leyte, Luneta will be in English – CBCP

January 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on Papal Masses in Leyte, Luneta will be in English – CBCP 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, Jan. 4 (PNA) — The two Eucharistic Celebrations to be officiated by Pope Francis in Leyte and in Manila will be in English as he wants the people to understand him, according to the head of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP).

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DPWH to place concrete barriers in areas to be visited by Pope Francis

January 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on DPWH to place concrete barriers in areas to be visited by Pope Francis 

MANILA, Jan. 2 — Around 23,000 concrete barriers will be placed in areas in Metro Manila where Pope Francis is expected to visit during his four-day Apostolic and State Visit to the country this month, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) said on Friday.

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