2 promising Cebuano basketball stars recruited by Manila schools

February 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on 2 promising Cebuano basketball stars recruited by Manila schools 

CEBU CITY, Feb. 6 — Two of Cebu's most promising basketball players have made their commitment to join different Manila schools in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP).

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Villegas says all the excess money from the Papal Visit will be donated to Pope Francis

January 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Villegas says all the excess money from the Papal Visit will be donated to Pope Francis 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, Jan. 22 (PNA) — The chairman of the 2015 Papal Visit Committee said that all the excess money from the Papal Visit funds will be donated to Pope Francis to support the different charity projects being supported by the Holy Father all over the world.

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Devotees sleep at the center island of Espana Blvd. while waiting for Pope Francis’ arrival at UST

January 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on Devotees sleep at the center island of Espana Blvd. while waiting for Pope Francis’ arrival at UST 

150119104548Some devotees sleep at the center island of Espana Blvd. in Sampaloc, Manila before dawn Sunday while waiting for the arrival of Pope Francis at the University of Santo Tomas. (PNA photos by Joey O. Razon)
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Malabon church livestreams Pope Francis’ Luneta mass

January 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on Malabon church livestreams Pope Francis’ Luneta mass 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Jan 18 (PNA) — Hundreds of residents from Malabon City flocked to the Immaculate Concepcion Parish (ICP) on Sunday to attend Pope Francis’ Luneta mass at the Quirino Grandstand via live-stream.

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Some people choose to watch papal mass at luneta on big screens along Taft avenue and Roxas blvd.

January 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on Some people choose to watch papal mass at luneta on big screens along Taft avenue and Roxas blvd. 

MANILA, Jan. 18 — Since the entrance to the Quirino Grandstand had been closed and rains continue to pour, some people choose to stay under the Light Rail Transit (LRT) railway along Taft Avenue, particularly at the corner T.M Kalaw St. and U.N. Avenue in Manila, where they watch the Mass on the big screens.

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Rescue teams give aid to 4 devotees during Pope Francis meeting with the youth at UST

January 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on Rescue teams give aid to 4 devotees during Pope Francis meeting with the youth at UST 

150118162846Nazareth Quiapo Fire Rescue Team Inc. and Media Emergency Volunteers assist four devotees who felt dizzy and lost consciousness due to the mammoth attendance outside the University of Santo Tomas (UST), Manila while waiting for Pope Francis’ arrival for his meeting with the youth on Sunday (January 18, 2015). (PNA photo by Gil S. Calinga)

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Crowds now converging at UST, Quirino Grandstand

January 18, 2015 by · Comments Off on Crowds now converging at UST, Quirino Grandstand 

MANILA, Jan. 18 — With Pope Francis making two well anticipated appearances in the University of Sto. Tomas (UST) at Espana Boulevard and Quirino Grandstand, Rizal Park Sunday, hundreds of thousands of people are now slowly inching their way to the above-mentioned venues in an effort to catch a glimpse of the Holy Pontiff.

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Thousands of people flock to UST ahead of Pope Francis' meeting with youth,religious leaders

January 18, 2015 by · Comments Off on Thousands of people flock to UST ahead of Pope Francis' meeting with youth,religious leaders 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Jan. 18 (PNA)–Tens of thousands of people have lined up outside the University of Santo Tomas (UST) hours before a scheduled meeting of Pope Francis with 24,000 youth representatives on Sunday, to see and feel the inspiring smile and presence of the Vicar of Christ.

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PRC serves 333 patients in Qurino Grandstand and UST as of 8a.m. Sunday

January 18, 2015 by · Comments Off on PRC serves 333 patients in Qurino Grandstand and UST as of 8a.m. Sunday 

MANILA, Jan. 18 –The Philippine Red Cross(PRC) said Sunday it had served and treated more than 300 people in its first aid stations placed along the Quirino Grandstand and University of Santo Tomas(UST) grounds as of 8:00 in the morning.

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(Sunday, 9:14a.m.) Pope Francis now enroute to UST

January 18, 2015 by · Comments Off on (Sunday, 9:14a.m.) Pope Francis now enroute to UST 

MANILA, Jan. 18 — Pope Francis and his security escorts left the Apostolic Nunciature in Taft Avenue, Manila at 9: 14 a.m. for his Sunday meeting with the youth and various religious leaders at the University of Sto. Tomas.

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