Pope Francis to Filipinos: Joy in Christian Gospel is evident

03/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Pope Francis on Sunday afternoon, March 14 (Philippine Standard Time) urged Filipino Catholics to continue spreading the word of God. Pope Francis presided the Holy Mass in celebration of the quincentenary arrival of…

Pope appoints first African American cardinal

AFP 11/29/2020

VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis created 13 new cardinals on Saturday — including the first African-American — putting his personal stamp on the body that will one day choose his successor. Under the soaring dome of St…

Pope celebrates ‘Misa de gallo’ for Filipino community

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio, TIna Santos 12/17/2019

As the traditional dawn masses kicked off in churches in the Philippines on Monday, Pope Francis celebrated the first “Misa de gallo” (dawn Mass) for Rome’s Filipino community at the Vatican. Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma said this…

When in Rome

Adam Brown 01/21/2017

Rome – The Eternal City. The joke among visitors is that it feels like an eternity of walking. The city is vast, and like many cities throughout Europe, it has an interesting blend of ancient and modern.…

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