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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 […]

Only 2 events open to public during Pope’s visit

While the visit of Pope Francis in the Philippines spans Jan 15-19, 2015, or five days, yet there are only two select occasions when the public can take a live glimpse of the Holy Father. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle said that two events of Pope Francis’ apostolic visit […]

Pope Francis to say masses in Latin, speeches in English during visit

MANILA, 17 November – Pope Francis to say masses in Latin, speeches in English during visit. According to the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines, Pope Francis will celebrate masses in Latin during his papal visit from January 15 to 19 next year. Chairman of the CBCP Commission on Social […]

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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 […]

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Video: Celebration of the Solemnity of the Nativity in Vatican

Video: Celebration of the Solemnity of the Nativity in Vatican. Pope Francis celebrates Midnight Mass on the Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord. Watch the live stream direct from where it is happening, at St. Peter’s Basilica. Courtesy of Radio Vaticana / Vatican Television Center. Live Friday, December 25th, […]

Caceres Archdiocese Unveils Porta Mariae

The Archdiocese of Caceres unveils today the Porta Mariae, a commemorative arch of the tercentenary or 300th celebration of the devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary in front of the Metropolitan Cathedral in Naga city.

Watch and Celebrate the solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord

The Gospel and Readings during the celebration of the Epiphany of the Lord, including the video feed from Vatican with Pope Francis. Gospel:Mt 2:1-12 When Jesus was born in Bethlehem, in Judea, during the days of king Herod, wise men from the East arrived in Jerusalem. They asked, “Where is […]

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 Christmas 2013 message

Pope Francis Christmas 2013 message: Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace among those whom he favours (Lk 2:14) Dear brothers and sisters in Rome and throughout the world, Happy Christmas! I take up the song of the angels who appeared to the shepherds in Bethlehem […]

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 […]

Vatican up for beatification of Pope Paul VI soon

It might spin interest to many readers that the Holy See is up to readying the beatification of another pope of the modern times. The Vatican is now looking into beatifying Pope Paul VI, which could be as early as October during the Synod of Bishops on the Family. He […]

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 […]

Watch: The Easter Vigil in Vatican with Pope Francis

Is it Easter, yet? Not so fast, that is for the religious outside of the Philippines, or specifically in Italy and beyond. It is because the Paschal Triduum is still unfolding. In Vatican, the live video stream of the Easter vigil, or the vigil of the Holy Night of Easter, […]

This is the Itinerary of Pope Francis’ visit in PH

MANILA, 17 November – This is the Itinerary of Pope Francis’ visit in PH. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle formally announced the itinerary of much-awaited apostolic visit on January 15-19, 2015 byPope Francis. According to the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP), Pope Francis will arrive Manila in the […]

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Divine Mercy Parish Celebrates Church Completion

The seven-year journey from its foundation and since the time capsule lowered down the ground, the Divine Mercy parish of Paolbo realized a long- sought dream, the final completion of the church edifice. The last phase that hindered the said event was the altar, the focal attraction of the building.

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LIVESTREAM: The Easter Vigil at the Vatican and Naga City

The Easter Vigil takes place on Saturday, April 20th, beginning at 8.25pm. in Vatican. The celebration begins with the blessing of the new fire in the atrium of St. Peter’s Basilica. The processional entrance follows next with the Easter candle and the singing of the “Exsultet” (or “Easter Proclamation”). Pope […]

Video: Pope Francis opens Holy Year of Mercy

Pope Francis opens Holy Door of the Holy Year of Mercy. Watch here the live stream broadcast direct from Vatican. The feature video will present Pope Francis celebrate mass on the feast of the Immaculate Conception. Scheduled for Dec 8, 2015 about 10:00 AM Vatican time or 5:00 PM Philippine […]

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 […]

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 […]