Jubilee Year of Mercy - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Jubilee Year of Mercy


Manila gets 1st copy of Pope's apostolic letter on mercy

Nov 23, 2016 - 7:48 AM

Implement this in Manila Pope Francis tells Cardinal Tagle referring to his apostolic letter closing the Jubilee Year of Mercy

'MANO PO.' Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle performs a traditional expression of reverence as he greets Pope Francis in Vatican City on November 20, 2016. Photo by Vincenzo Pinto/AFP

Cardinal Tagle opens Holy Door in Manila City Jail

Mar 26, 2016 - 7:19 AM

We re all like Judas but we re all like Jesus too Cardinal Tagle says

SHEPHERD AND FLOCK. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle visits the residents of the Manila City Jail on Holy Wednesday, March 23, 2016. Photo by Roy Lagarde

Christmas 2015: 'Welcome Jesus in the hungry'

Dec 24, 2015 - 5:00 PM

Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle stresses the need for mercy while Archbishop Socrates Villegas says Christmas is a mission

Cardinal Tagle opens Holy Door, hits 'merciless' corruption

Dec 09, 2015 - 8:34 PM

Without mercy no church no society will ever be built up Cardinal Tagle says as he opens the Jubilee Year of Mercy

TIME OF MERCY. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle on December 9, 2015, opens the Jubilee Year of Mercy in the Archdiocese of Manila. Photo by Vincent Go/Rappler

Roma evictions triple in Italian capital for Pope's 'year of mercy'

Oct 05, 2015 - 10:36 PM

After the pontiff declared the Jubilee Year of Mercy in March Rome carried out 64 forced evictions which violate international law and human rights the pro Roma group Associazione 21 Luglio says

A demonstrator holds a sign (L) reading "step evictions" during a rally for public housing in downtown Rome on April 17, 2015. AFP PHOTO / FILIPPO MONTEFORTE

CBCP on Pope's decision: Abortion remains wrong

Sep 03, 2015 - 1:37 PM

Still a Filipino archbishop says Pope Francis through a recent decision wants to show that ‘the mercy of God is bigger than the sin of abortion’

REJECTING ABORTION. Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas, CBCP president, says the Catholic Church continues to reject abortion as a 'grave and serious wrong.' File photo by Noli Yamsuan/Archdiocese of Manila

Pope to single mom: 'You respected life, don't be ashamed'

Sep 02, 2015 - 10:49 PM

Single mother Rosemary Farfan tells Pope Francis I ve felt guilty at times and ashamed Calling her a courageous woman the Pope drives her to tears

'DON'T BE ASHAMED.' On ABC News, comforting words from Pope Francis drives single mother Rosemary Farfan to tears. Separate screen shots from the YouTube account of ABC News