Basilica, image of Snr. Sto. Niño declared as National Cultural Treasures

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu makes history again as two of its most precious historical icons were given the highest recognition in terms of heritage value. The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) on Wednesday, April…

Archdiocese of Cebu to highlight first baptism in 2021 quincentennial celebrations

Rosalie Abatayo 11/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The first Catholic baptism, which took place in Cebu, will highlight the Archdiocese of Cebu’s commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the arrival of Christianity this 2021. The Archdiocese will baptize 500 children…

NHCP prepares Cebu for 500th anniversary of Christianity in the Philippines

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) is already preparing Cebu for its “huge” role as hosts for the 500th anniversary of the Roman Catholic Church in the country. NHCP Commissioner Rene Escalante was…

Forgotten Memories – Part XV

Jaime Picornell 01/13/2017

INTERNATIONAL focus was on Cebu in April 1965 for the celebration of the 4th centennial of the Christianization of the Philippines, and the Far East. The festivities were centered on the Santo Niño. It was recalled that…

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