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Papal Nuncio misses plane, skips Bicol Youth Day

Mar 04, 2019 - 8:50 PM

The absence of Archbishop Gabriele Giordano Caccia disappoints over 3,000 youth delegates from all over Bicol

SUBSTITUTE. Bishop Joel 'Bong' Z. Baylon of the Diocese of Legazpi officiates the mass celebration on Saturday afternoon during the Bicol Regional Youth Day. Photo by Rhaydz B. Barcia

'Total disaster' as Italy storms kill at least 30

Nov 05, 2018 - 7:57 AM

The severe weather causes massive damage and disruption

ANGUISH. Survivor Giuseppe Giordano (C) reacts outside the morgue in Casteldaccia near Palermo on the southern Italian island of Sicily on November 4, 2018, after floods killed at least 12 people. Photo by Alessandro Fucarini/AFP)

'You are not alone in your suffering,' papal nuncio assures Padre Pio devotees

Oct 06, 2018 - 5:35 PM

Archbishop Gabriele Giordano Caccia presides over a Mass at the National Shrine of Saint Padre Pio in Santo Tomas, Batangas – the first stop of the incorrupt heart relic of Padre Pio

Padre Pio Relic and Veneration at the Padre Pio Shrine in Sto Tomas, Batangas. october 6, 2018

Father Tito Paez: 'A comrade for others'

Dec 12, 2017 - 10:21 AM

'He offered his life not only as a priest but also as a comrade. He was a comrade for others – a hero, a martyr,' says San Jose City Bishop Roberto Mallari of slain activist priest Marcelito 'Tito' Paez

ACTIVIST PRIEST. Catholic priest Marcelitio 'Tito' Paez was gunned down by unknown men on December 4, 2017, after facilitating the release of a political prisoner in Cabanatuan City. Photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

Duterte meets Pope Francis' new envoy to PH

Dec 07, 2017 - 9:23 AM

The President receives the Vatican's new envoy to the Philippines, Archbishop Gabriele Giordano Caccia, on December 6 in Malacañang

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte receives the credentials of Papal Nuncio-Designate Apostolic Nuncio of the Holy See Most Reverend Gabriele Caccia at the Malacañan Palace on December 6, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Meet the Pope's new envoy to the Philippines

Nov 23, 2017 - 10:56 AM

'Please help me do my mission,' says the new papal nuncio, Archbishop Gabriele Giordano Caccia, in his first public appearance at the Manila Cathedral

VATICAN AMBASSADOR. Archbishop Gabriele Giordano Caccia, the new papal nuncio to the Philippines, makes his first public appearance at the Manila Cathedral on November 22, 2017. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Persecuted Christians remembered on 'Red Wednesday'

Nov 22, 2017 - 11:34 PM

(UPDATED) 'We never thought that this persecution of Christians that started in the Middle East...would come to the Philippines,' Marawi Bishop Edwin dela Peña says at the Manila Cathedral

Red Wednesday mass at the Manila Cathedral on November 22, 2017

Pope Francis names new ambassador to Philippines

Sep 12, 2017 - 6:50 PM

Archbishop Gabrielle Giordano Caccia is named apostolic nuncio to the Philippines as President Rodrigo Duterte slams the Catholic Church over his war on drugs

PAPAL NUNCIO. Pope Francis names Italian Archbishop Gabrielle Giordano Caccia (center) as his new ambassador to the Philippines. Photo courtesy of

Mexico's masked hero making streets safe – for pedestrians

Jul 25, 2015 - 11:58 AM

Peatonito and the Claustrofobos are among a wave of activists fighting uncivil behavior and bad urban planning in the metropolis of 21 million people 4 million cars and 5 million daily metro commuters

PEDESTRIAN RIGHTS. Peatonito is a character who resembles a superhero trying to raise drivers' awareness so that they respect crosswalks on the streets of Mexico City. Photo by Yuri Cortez

The Shortlist: November 29 – December 5

Nov 29, 2013 - 8:00 AM

Planning for the week ahead? Here s our list to help you out

IN PHOTOS: Basics with a twist in Giordano

Oct 31, 2013 - 10:05 PM

Clean and casual with a touch of glamor

ALL ABOARD! Mister Manhunt International 2012 June Macasaet wears lightweight fabric perfect for summer. All photos for Rappler by Jory Rivera