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How other religions in PH observe Undas

Nov 01, 2017 - 11:46 AM

(UPDATED) Some faiths have practices similar to Undas, while others do not commemorate it at all

On Turkey trip, Pope to reach out to Islamic world

Nov 27, 2014 - 9:58 AM

It will be the first papal visit to Turkey since the now retired Benedict went there in 2006 against a backdrop of anger in much of the Muslim world

In this file photo, Pope Francis waves as he boards his plane at the Fiumicino airport, Rome, Italy, 13 August 2014. Alessandro di Meo/EPA

Russian Orthodox patriarch to visit Holy Land: officials

Nov 06, 2012 - 9:06 AM

The head of Russia s powerful Orthodox Church will visit key Christian sites in Israel and the Palestinian territories from November 9 14 as well as the Yad Vashem memorial to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust in Jerusalem

PATRIARCH'S VISIT. Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill I gives a speech as he attends the unveiling of a monument to Orthodox Patriarch Alexy II during his visit in Minsk on October 14, 2012. AFP PHOTO / VICTOR DRACHEV