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Caritas brings spirit of Christmas to Urduja-hit Biliran

Dec 22, 2017 - 11:36 AM

Caritas Palo, the humanitarian arm of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Palo, distributes relief goods in remote Biliran towns

NEEDS ASSESSMENT. Caritas Palo conducts needs assessment in Naval town in Biliran province, which was heavily damaged by Tropical Storm Urduja (Kai-tak) on December 16, 2017. Photo courtesy of Caritas Palo

Vote-counting machines break down in Tacloban City

May 09, 2016 - 8:53 PM

In one voting precinct only 165 votes are cast out of the 450 registered voters due to a VCM malfunction

VOTING TIME. In San Jose Elementary School, where most number of voters in Tacloban City are registered, residents prepare to cast their ballots. Photo by Jene-Anne Pangue/ Rappler

WATCH: Local theme song released for Papal visit in Leyte

Jan 14, 2015 - 5:00 AM

The local theme song for the Pope s visit to Leyte was inspired his compassion for the victims of Super Typhoon Yolanda Haiyan

REHEARSAL. 176 performers from Ormoc City show the dance steps of the song “Shepherd’s Love” to 2,000 mobilized volunteers for the Leyte Papal visit. Photo from Derek Aviola/ Rappler

#ShowThePope: How Filipinos spend Christmas

Jan 03, 2015 - 3:59 PM

Netizens show how the family and service to the poor take center stage

Pray for us, Yolanda survivors ask Pope Francis

Dec 06, 2014 - 9:00 AM

The storm dampens the excitement of Yolanda survivors over the January 2015 papal visit as they ask Pope Francis to be with them now in prayers

Ordained by disaster: The priest of Yolanda

Nov 06, 2014 - 12:22 PM

They saw a figure of hope in priests You could see the spirit of courage in them

NEW PRIEST. Leyte-based Fr Anreco Estrella hugs another priest shortly after his ordination a few days after Super Typhoon Yolanda (haiyan) hit central Philippines. Photo by Mendel Margallo Adona