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Palace, cathedral, arena: Full day for Pope Francis

Jan 16, 2015 - 8:01 AM

Pope Francis will celebrate mass at a centuries old cathedral and later meet worshippers in a stadium setting more familiar to rock stars as his trip to the Philippines gets into full swing

Pope Francis waves to students (not in picture) delivering a performance shortly after arriving at a military airbase in Manila on January 15, 2015, while President Benigno Aquino smiles. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

Thousands welcome Pope Francis to the Philippines

Jan 15, 2015 - 5:32 PM

UPDATED WITH VIDEO The charismatic pontiff begins his packed 5 day visit to the Philippines a predominantly Catholic nation battered by disasters and beset with poverty and corruption

RH law headed for defeat in SC?

Feb 01, 2014 - 2:06 PM

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Aquino dines with Catholic bishops

Mar 07, 2013 - 11:50 AM

President Aquino and Catholic bishops agree to a continuing dialogue through the appointment of a liaison between the Office of the President and the CBCP

CEASEFIRE? In this file photo, the CBCP, headed by Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma (right), hits the Aquino administration after their bi-annual plenary in January. Beside Palma is Antipolo Bishop Gabriel Reyes, also a CBCP official, who blasts pro-RH politicians. Photo courtesy of CBCP

After plenary, CBCP blasts Aquino gov't

Jan 29, 2013 - 4:44 PM

Smarting from their RH defeat Catholic bishops also ask voters to choose candidates who are faithful to their correct and informed conscience

Palace downplays Iglesia rally

Feb 27, 2012 - 4:20 PM

The Presidential Spokesperson says Palace got assurances it will not turn into a political rally