‘We are fed up’: Thousands pray at Portugal’s Fatima shrine for world without COVID-19

Reuters 05/13/2021

FATIMA, Portugal — Suffering from an autoimmune disease, 71-year-old Maria Emilia travels – often by foot – to one of Catholicism’s most famous sanctuaries in Portugal every year. But the coronavirus pandemic made her trip more important…

Nine NYD pilgrims say goodbye, give aid to foster families in Tejero

Zena V. Magto 04/28/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The nine National Youth Day pilgrims, who lost all their belongings to the April 26 fire in Barangay Tejero in Cebu City, returned to the barangay a few hours after the close of…

10K NYD delegates to sleep under the stars tonight

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/27/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The more than 10,000 National Youth Day (NYD) pilgrims gathered at the Cebu City Sports Complex on Saturday night, April 27, wil be spending their last night in Cebu in worship and prayer.…

Delegates show excitement for National Youth Day 2019 in Cebu

Immae Lachica 04/23/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—The National Youth Day 2019 is one of the most anticipated and major events in Cebu this year.  The Archdiocese of Cebu will be hosting the event for the first time from April 23 to…

12K pilgrims to join National Youth Day celebration in Cebu

Futch Anthony Inso 04/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Around 12,000 pilgrims will participate in the upcoming celebration of the National Youth Day (NYD) 2019 which will start on April 23 to 28. Fr. Mark Rommel Barneso, steering team leader, told reporters…

Tents added in Devotee City for pilgrims

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Officials in charge of the Devotee City have resorted to other means in making sure out-of-town pilgrims have a decent place to stay in Cebu City during the celebration of the Fiesta Señor. During…

Villarojo: Follow Padre Pio

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 10/14/2018

  Despite their disabilities, a couple accomplished to bid goodbye to the sacred heart of St. Padre Pio after its three-day visit in Cebu. Jose Revel and Maria Sheila Sotes, who are both suffering from polio, were…

An inter-faith pilgrimage

Madrileña de la Cerna 07/01/2017

People go on pilgrimage to the holy places and miracle sites of their religion. To go on an inter-faith pilgrimage is a rarity and this was what Prof. Henry Francis Espiritu, philosophy teacher of UP Cebu did.…

Discovering the beauty of Ecuador

Fr. Mike Lecias 06/23/2017

WINTER is not exactly the best time to be in the United States. That is why many Americans head to other places during this time, to escape the “wrath” of the season. I for one feel this way,…

Pilgrims death toll in Jordan bus crash rises to 16

03/17/2016

OFFICIALS say the number of Palestinian pilgrims killed in a bus accident in Jordan has risen to 16. The bus overturned late Wednesday near the border with Saudi Arabia. Initial reports said 14 passengers were killed and…

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