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Pope Francis Greetings and Farewell Ceremony in Philadelphia

Pope Francis in Philadelphia, USA, Greetings and Farewell Ceremony This is the last day of Pope Francis’ apostolic journey to the United States of America on the occasion of the World Meeting of Families. On this live stream coverage, the focus is his greeting the organizing committee, volunteers, benefactors, and […]

Pope Francis celebrates Mass on conclusion of World Meeting of Families

Pope Francis in Philadelphia, USA, offers Holy Mass concluding the World Meeting of Families 2015. This is the live stream coverage on Pope Francis presiding at celebration of Holy Mass which concludes the World Meeting of Families at Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, USA. Scheduled for Sep 27, 2015. Local […]

Pope Francis participates in meeting for religious freedom in Philadelphia

Pope Francis in Philadelphia, Meeting for Religious Freedom. Watch the live stream here. Keep watch as the Holy Father participates in the meeting for religious freedom with the Hispanic community and other immigrants in Independence Hall, on the occasion of his apostolic visit to the United States. Scheduled for Sep […]

Pope Francis in the USA – Visit to the United Nations

Pope Francis in the USA – Visit to the United Nations After spending his first days in Washington, D.C., the Holy Father visits New York, this time to speak before the United Nations General Assembly. Watch the live stream event and check out the message of Pope Francis. Scheduled for […]

Watch Pope Francis in the USA – Vespers with the Clergy

The continuing live stream coverage of the Holy Father, Pope Francis Apostolic journey to the USA. This episode features the Pope Francis in the USA – Vespers with Clergy. Pope Francis celebrates Vespers with Clergy, Men and Women Religious in New York, on the occasion of his apostolic visit to […]

Pope Francis in the USA – Arrival at Washington

The Pope’s Apostolic Journey to the United States Watch here the full coverage of the Pope’s Apostolic Journey to the United States. Pope Francis arrives by air in Washington D.C., where his apostolic visit to the United States begins for the occasion of the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia. […]

Goodbye Cuba, Farewell ceremony at the Airport for Pope Francis

Pope Francis in Cuba – Farewell ceremony at the Airport. Watch here the farewell ceremony at the airport in Cuban capital of Santiago to Pope Francis. Scheduled for Sep 22, 2015. After a successful Apostolic Visit to the Caribbean island-nation of Cuba, Pope Francis concludes his journey at the international […]

No change in PH marriage policy despite SCOTUS landmark decision

Malacanang on Sunday said the country will continue to adhere to its national policy on marriage amid reports that the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) has approved same sex marriage. ”Our existing law on this is clear. In the Family Code of the Philippines, the only recognized marriage […]

Let’s pause and pray for a while: The Our Father

Let’s pause (stop) and pray for a while. The “Our Father” in a breath taking video of the statue of the Christ the Redeemer up in Rio de Janiero. Update: The video was removed had to update this post of Andrea Bocelli’s which is more powerfully rendered from our YouTube […]

Kristo, The longest running live street play in Calabanga returns

CALABANGA, Cam.Sur, March 31 — Kristo, the longest running live street play here is being staged during the Catholic observation of the Semana Santa. It is a play given life by hometown actors for the past 22 years. Participants and the people behind says, “and counting,” giving assurance that it […]

Bicol PNP intensifies patrol, visibility to assure tourist safety

LEGAZPI CITY, March 31 – Safety and security during the on-set of the Semana Santa of residents, vacationers and tourists in Bicol has been the concern of the Philippine National Police in the region (PRO5). Now, it has assured their safety by beefing up police forces and intensifying presence. PRO […]

Holy Week for prayer not for vacationing – Cebu Archbishop

CEBU CITY, March 29 — Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma has reminded the faithful to pray during the Holy Week instead of going into outing or vacationing. “We have 52 weeks in a year, one is intended for the observance of the Holy Week. This period of the year is dedicated […]

Watch: Pope Francis on Palm Sunday at the Vatican

Watch Pope Francis on Palm Sunday at the Vatican. The event is scheduled for Sunday, March 29, 2015. Palm Sunday signals the beginning of a week long solemn Catholic religious observation that eventually centers among others the Passion of Christ. Here sharing the live stream coverage of the event direct […]

Proclamation of Our Lady of Manaoag church as minor basilica today

Proclamation of Our Lady of Manaoag church as minor basilica today MANAOAG, Pangasinan, Feb. 17 — Three Catholic cardinals will grace the official proclamation of the Our Lady of Manaoag Church into minor basilica this afternoon. One cardinal has arrived and two more, including papal nuncio Archbishop Guiseppe Pinto will […]

Consult, let people participate in BBL discussion – CBCP

Consult, let people participate in BBL discussion – CBCP MANILA, Jan. 22 (PNA) — Catholic bishops have reiterated the stand of the Catholic Church on the need to consult and let the people participate in the discussion concerning the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). In a press briefing at the […]

Watch Pope Francis hold general audience in Vatican

Watch Pope Francis hold general audience in Vatican. Fresh from his Apostolic journey to Asian countries of Sri Lanka and the Philippines, Pope Francis will conduct his first public appearance in Vatican on Wednesday. In the public event the Pope holds a general audience where he greets the pilgrims present […]

Pope Francis brings to Vatican vestments used in PH masses

Pope Francis brings to Vatican vestments used in PH masses. MANILA, Jan. 21 — Not only was Pope Francis impressed of the huge attendance during his public appearances. Other than the Pope mobile, he also liked the vestments he used during the Papal Visit. There were three vestment Pope Francis […]

Have you read Pope Francis tweets? The latest about PH

With a growing number in followers (now 5.32 million), Pope Francis twits are viral. The Holy Father has been sending tweets since February of 2012. Fresh from his Apostolic Visit of the Philippines and Sri Lanka, his tweets are profound and far reaching. Sa aking mga kaibigan sa Sri Lanka […]

Catholics need not breed ‘like rabbits’ – Pope Francis

Catholics need not breed ‘like rabbits’ – Pope Francis Pope Francis literally shunned the Philippine government’s official move on use of contraception in the country despite opposition from the Catholic bishops. Defending the Catholic Church’s ban on contraceptives, he said that followers of the faith don’t have to breed “like […]

PH Pope mobile impresses Pope Francis, going to Vatican

PH Pope mobile impresses Pope Francis, going to Vatican. If unconfirmed report is true, the jeep-inspired pope mobile that was used by Pope Francis on his recent Apostolic Visit to the Philippines from Jan. 15 to 19, 2015 is heading to Rome. Perhaps, the Pinoy-made car specially designed for the […]

Will Pope Francis return for 51st Intl Eucharistic Congress in Cebu 2016?

Will Pope Francis return for 51st Intl Eucharistic Congress in Cebu 2016? MANILA, Jan. 19 — The Philippines will host the 51st International Eucharistic Congress in Cebu on January next year. Will the Pope come again? It is the big hopeful question of Manila Archbishop Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle. Minutes […]

Pope Francis flies to Rome, ends official 5-day PH visit

Pope Francis flies to Rome, ends official 5-day PH visit. MANILA, Jan. 19 — Amidst chants of “Viva, Sto. Papa,” Pope Francis walked through the tarmac of Villamor Air Base, Pasay City as he officially concluded his five-day apostolic visit to the Philippines Monday. A PAL Airbus 340, designated as […]

Pope Francis Luneta mass breaks record, the largest in Papal history

Pope Francis Luneta mass breaks record, the largest in Papal history. MANILA, Jan. 19 — The huge Luneta crowd during the whole duration of celebration by Pope Francis of the Holy Mass at the Quirino grandstand Sunday was said to break record of any public attendance on a Papal public […]

PH visit concludes, Pope Francis leaves for Rome 10 am Monday

PH visit concludes, Pope Francis leaves for Rome 10 am Monday. MANILA, Jan. 18 — Today, Monday of January 19th at about 10AM Pope Francis is set to leave Manila, Philippines. The Philippine Airlines (PAL) flight to Vatican is scheduled to leave Villamor Airbase in Pasay City at 10:00 am. […]

Day 5: Pope Francis Papal Visit in the Philippines

Day 5: Pope Francis Papal Visit in the Philippines. Sharing here the official continuous live stream coverage of team RTVM on Pope Francis Papal visit to the Philippines. The Apostolic visit to the Philippines of Pope Francis from January 15 – 19, 2015 finally comes to a close today. Final […]

Crowd over 4 million watch Pope Francis live at Luneta

Crowd numbering over 4 million watch Pope Francis live at Luneta Park and by the sidestreets near the area. MANILA, Jan. 18 — Despite the rains Sunday, the number of Filipino faithfuls and those eager to see Pope Francis in person at the Quirino Grandstand, Rizal Park, Manila has ballooned […]

Day 4: The finale of Pope Francis Papal Visit in the Philippines

Day 4: The finale of Pope Francis Papal Visit in the Philippines. Sharing here the official continuous live stream coverage of team RTVM on Pope Francis Papal visit to the Philippines, Day 4. Coverage starts Jan. 18, 2015, Sunday, 6:00 AM. Back to the capital from Tacloban city, Pope Francis […]

Watch Pope Francis celebrates mass at Rizal park

Watch Pope Francis celebrates mass at Rizal park. Day 4: The Papal visit of Pope Francis in the Philippines. Sharing here the official live stream coverage of the Vatican as the Holy Father’s Papal visit culminates in a celebration of the Holy Mass at Rizal Park by Pope Francis. Scheduled […]

Albay highlights Pope Francis Papal Visit at Astrodome

Albay highlights Pope Francis Papal Visit at Astrodome. LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 17 — The province of Albay will highlight the Papal Visit of Pope Francis in the country with a program as celebration and communion of Albayanos with the Pope. But the main event will be the live streaming of […]

Pope Francis arrives safely in Manila from Tacloban

Pope Francis arrives safely in Manila from Tacloban. Pope Francis now back at Apostolic Nunciature MANILA, Jan. 17 — Pope Francis, one of Christendom’s most popular figures, arrived at the Apostolic Nunciature in Taft Avenue, Manila at 2: 55 p.m. after an almost five-hour visit in Tacloban City and Palo, […]

“Amang” cuts short Pope Francis Tacloban Apostolic visit

PALO, Leyte, Jan. 17 — Stormy weather cuts Pope Francis visit in Leyte, skipping lunch with disaster survivors. The pontiff arrived at the Archbishop Residence around 11:40 a.m., but went down around 12:10 p.m., skipping the meal and briefly blessed the Pope Francis Center for the Poor before heading to […]

Watch Pope Francis meets with families of the survivors of typhoon Yolanda

Watch Pope Francis meets with families of the survivors of typhoon Yolanda. Sharing here the official Vatican live stream coverage of the Papal visit of Pope Francis in the Philippines on Day 3 at Palo, Leyte. The live stream coverage will capture public appearances of the Holy Father’s Papal visit. […]

Day 3: Pope Francis Papal Visit in the Philippines

Day 3: Pope Francis Papal Visit in the Philippines. Sharing here the official continuous live stream coverage of team RTVM on Pope Francis Papal visit to the Philippines. Coverage starts Jan. 17, 2015, Saturday, 6:00 AM. Today Pope Francis will be in Leyte, Eastern Visayas. The Pope celebrates the Holy […]

Watch Pope Francis meet with the families at Mall of Asia

Watch Pope Francis meeting with the famillies. Live stream coverage of the Papal visit, Pope Francis 2nd day in the Philippines. Sharing here the official Vatican live coverage of the first Papal Visit to the Philippines of Pope Francis. The live stream features public appearances of the Pope. The fifth […]

Watch Pope Francis celebrates mass at Manila Cathedral

Watch Pope Francis celebrates mass at Manila Cathedral. Live stream coverage of the Papal visit, Pope Francis in the Philippines. Day 2. Sharing here the official Vatican live coverage of the first Papal Visit to the Philippines of Pope Francis. The live stream features public appearances of the Pope. The […]

Watch Pope Francis meets with the Diplomatic Corps

Watch Pope Francis meets with the Diplomatic Corps. Live stream coverage of the Papal visit, Pope Francis in the Philippines. Day 2. Sharing here the official Vatican live coverage of the first Papal Visit to the Philippines of Pope Francis. The live stream coverage will cover public appearances of the […]

Watch Pope Francis meets President Aquino in Malacanang

Watch Pope Francis meets President Aquino in Malacanang. Sharing here the official Vatican live coverage of the first Papal Visit to the Philippines of Pope Francis. The live stream coverage will feature public appearances of the Pope. The second live stream broadcast features the Holy Father as he visits Malacanang […]

Day 2: Pope Francis Papal Visit in the Philippines

Day 2: Pope Francis Papal Visit in the Philippines. Sharing here the official continuous live stream coverage of team RTVM on Pope Francis Papal visit to the Philippines. Coverage starts Jan. 16, 2015, Friday, 6:00 AM. Sharing here Day 2 of the official continuous live stream coverage of team RTVM […]

Day 1: Arrival in Manila, the Papal Visit of Pope Francis

Arrival in Manila by Pope Francis. Arrival in Manila – Papal Visit 2015 | Philippines 1/15/2015 Sharing here another (for redundancy) live stream coverage of the arrival of Pope Francis in Manila. The Papal Visit on January 15, 2015. Scheduled for Jan 15, 2015. Villamor Air Base, Pasay City, 15 […]

Watch: Pope Francis arrival and welcome ceremonies

Pope Francis arrival and welcome ceremonies. Live stream coverage of the Papal visit, Pope Francis in the Philippines. This is the live stream coverage of the Pope in the Philippines. While Pope Francis is the third pope to visit the country, it will be the fourth visit by a pope. […]

Day 1: Pope Francis Papal Visit in the Philippines

Day 1: Pope Francis Papal Visit in the Philippines. This is another take on the coverage of the Papal visit courtesy of the RTVM. Sharing a video stream coverage of the Papal visit of Pope Francis in the Philippines. Day 1, January 15, 2015. Actually, this is more of a […]

Pope Francis to bless center for the poor in Leyte

Pope Francis to bless center for the poor in Leyte. PALO, Leyte, Jan. 14 – The P60 million Pope Francis Center for the Poor in this town is now ready for the Pope’s blessing on Saturday. The blessing of the 1,414.60 square meter-facility around 3:00 p.m. will be witnessed by […]

Pope Francis encounter with youth in UST open to public

MANILA, Jan. 14 — “Open to the public.” According to Fr. Herminio Dagohoy, O.P. rector of the Pontifical University, the activities of Pope Francis during his visit to the University of Santo Tomas on Jan. 18 will be “open to the public” at designated areas in the campus. Fr. Dagohoy […]

Pope Francis has three pope mobiles during visit to PH

Pope Francis has three pope mobiles during visit to PH. MANILA, Jan. 11 — During the visit of Pope Francis in the Philippines, the Papal Visit Committee will provide three pope mobiles, two for the Pope’s mobility in Manila and one for his Tacloban-Palo visit. The third pope mobile comes […]

BIcol PNP, Albay province brace for Pope’s PH visit

BIcol PNP, Albay province brace for Pope’s PH visit. The coming visit of Pope Francis in the Philippines, particularly in Manila and Tacloban, now reaches feverish proportions. Do not discount Albay to just stand by. Governor Joey Salceda has issued a no-work order for capitol employees and the suspension of […]

DOLE clarify workers pay rules during Pope’s visit

MANILA, Jan. 7 (PNA) — The Department of Labor clarifies employee holiday pay rules during Pope Francis visit of the Philippines. Labor secretary Rosalinda Baldoz on Tuesday said private business employers must observe proper pay rules and core labor standards for their workers on 15, 16, and 19 January, declared […]

PH military on frenzy on security of Pope Francis

PH military on frenzy on security of Pope Francis. As the Apostolic visit of Pope Francis to the Philippines on January 15 to 19 approaches, the military establishment and other sectors tasked to secure the Pontiff join heads for the purpose. The Philippine Air Force’s chief Lt. Gen. Jeffey Delgado […]

PNP Bicol deploys 1,500 police officers on Pope’s Tacloban visit

LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 7 — Some 1,500 senior police officers from Bicol will be detailed next week in Tacloban city during the visit of Pope Francis in the Eastern Visayas. According to BIcol PNP chief Supt. Victor P. Deona, the police officers will provide security during the Pontiff’s visit. The […]

Organizers launch mobile app on Papal visit in 2015

There is no question about it. The fast approaching Papal visit in 2015 is catching up by leaps and bounds among Pinoys. Now add another topping to that. Organizers of the visit launched on Friday a mobile and tablet app for the general public’s consumption. Chairman of the committee on […]

Catholic Church, NASSA/ Caritas PH launch Typhoon Ruby solidarity appeal

MANILA, Dec. 7 — The Catholic Church, through its social action arm NASSA/Caritas Philippines, launched Saturday a Solidarity Appeal to 85 dioceses nationwide aimed at raising funds for the families affected by Typhoon “Ruby” (international name: Hagupit). In the letter sent to all 85 bishops nationwide, NASSA/Caritas Philippine National Director […]

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Day 1: Arrival in Manila, the Papal Visit of Pope Francis

Arrival in Manila by Pope Francis. Arrival in Manila – Papal Visit 2015 | Philippines 1/15/2015 Sharing here another (for redundancy) live stream coverage of the arrival of Pope Francis in Manila. The Papal Visit on January 15, 2015. Scheduled for Jan 15, 2015. Villamor Air Base, Pasay City, 15 […]

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Peñafrancia Fluvial on the Naga River

Some 300 military personnel helped in cleaning the river due to unwanted debris and garbage before the actual fluvial procession. The residents and the city government of Naga should take not only one look but also envision a program on how to keep the river clean and alive again before is too late.

Calabanga Parish Releases Schedule of Semana Santa Festivities

The Catholic Parish Pastoral Council of Nuestra Señora de la Porteria in Calabanga has released the program and schedule of activities and festivities in the observance of Semana Santa 2013. Schedule of activities: Palm Sunday (Domingo de Ramos) March 24- 6:00 AM Pagbendisyon kan Olivas asin Palmas Hosanna- Pagromdom kan […]

Voyadores Festival 2016 competition in Naga City

The Peñafrancia 2016 festivities celebration continues with the voyadores festival competition. The street dance parade is still part of the continuing tradition during the celebration of the Peñafrancia feastivities and festivities which ends on Saturday, after the street and fluvial procession. Alternative coverage, if available streamed live by local TV […]

Kristo, The longest running live street play in Calabanga returns

CALABANGA, Cam.Sur, March 31 — Kristo, the longest running live street play here is being staged during the Catholic observation of the Semana Santa. It is a play given life by hometown actors for the past 22 years. Participants and the people behind says, “and counting,” giving assurance that it […]

PH visit concludes, Pope Francis leaves for Rome 10 am Monday

PH visit concludes, Pope Francis leaves for Rome 10 am Monday. MANILA, Jan. 18 — Today, Monday of January 19th at about 10AM Pope Francis is set to leave Manila, Philippines. The Philippine Airlines (PAL) flight to Vatican is scheduled to leave Villamor Airbase in Pasay City at 10:00 am. […]

Video: Christmas Message, Urbi et Orbi blessing from Pope Francis

Video: Christmas Message and Urbi et Orbi blessing from Vatican by the Holy Father Pope Francis. Listen to the personal Christmas message of the Pope direct from the Vatican. Afterwards, the pontiff will be sharing his Urbi et Orbi blessing to all. The live stream broadcast will start at about […]

St. Peregrine Laziosi Parish Constructs Tontonan

The parish of St. Peregrine of Laziosi is currently building its “Tontonan” or that structure we are always familiar with used during the Catholic church’s Easter Sunday ceremony of “Salubungan” or “Domingo sabat.” The parish is located in barangay Sto. Domingo, municipality of Calabanga.

Albayanos pay homage to Pope John Paul II’s relics in Cathedral

LEGAZPI CITY, April 27 — A big crowd of parishioners of the Saint Gregory the Great Parish here is expected to gather at the Albay Cathedral to join the procession at 3:00 p.m. Sunday and the Pontifical Mass led by Bishop Joey “Bong” Baylon at 4:00 p.m. for the canonization […]

CBCP will issue Oratio Imperata to bring rains on El Nino- affected areas

Rain will undoubtedly breathe a certain respite to drought affected areas. More so if there will be more abundant rains to quench parched farm lands.. So the Catholic Bishop Conference of the Philippines will likely issue Oratio Imperata to ask for rains in areas affected by El Niño. This was […]

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Pope’s top followers on Twitter include OFWs in Middle East

MANILA- Almost a year since the Holy Father went online via Twitter, the Pope has recently hit the 10-million mark in terms of followers. But did you know that a “huge” part of his Twitter followers came from Muslim-dominated Middle Eastern countries? It came as a surprise to Msgr. Paul […]

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Parish priest rides hoverboard while singing inside church services

Now this is something new. Catholic priest Fr. Albert San Jose of Our Lady of Miraculous Medal parish in Biñan, Laguna celebrated mass inside the church rolling on a hoverboard. A video of the priest on a hoverboard became viral in the social media. Eventually, Fr. Albert owned his mistake […]

Pope Francis has three pope mobiles during visit to PH

Pope Francis has three pope mobiles during visit to PH. MANILA, Jan. 11 — During the visit of Pope Francis in the Philippines, the Papal Visit Committee will provide three pope mobiles, two for the Pope’s mobility in Manila and one for his Tacloban-Palo visit. The third pope mobile comes […]