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In sickness and in health: Mass wedding in South Korea defies virus fears

Feb 07, 2020 - 2:43 PM

The Unification Church founded by Sun Myung-Moon distributed face coverings to the 30,000 crowd, but only some donned them

MASS WEDDING. Couples wearing protective face masks attend a mass wedding ceremony organized by the Unification Church at Cheongshim Peace World Center in Gapyeong, South Korea on February 7, 2020. Photo by Jung Yeon-Je/AFP

IN PHOTOS: Same-sex couples wed under LGBTs Christian Church

Jun 24, 2018 - 4:00 PM

The LGBTs Christian Church, a religious organization, hopes that the State will eventually legalize same-sex marriage

The week in photos: February 10-16, 2018

Feb 17, 2018 - 5:46 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

People throw talcum powder during the street carnival 'Los Indianos' in Santa Cruz de la Palma, on the Spanish Canary island of La Palma, on February 12, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / DESIREE MARTIN

Dela Rosa tells cops' wives: 'Don't concentrate on material things'

Feb 14, 2017 - 4:15 PM

Instead of pressuring your husbands to buy this or that pressure your husbands to become a good policeman says PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa

VDAY IN CRAME. PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa speaks to newly-weds during a mass wedding in Camp Crame. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

A Christian church that celebrates same-sex marriage

Jul 05, 2015 - 2:54 PM

“We are not demanding for special rights We’re demanding for our inherent right It is our right to get married to the one we love whether that person is heterosexual or LGBT ”

MASS WEDDING. It may seem to be a usual scene in a mass wedding. But the bride and groom here are belong to the same gender.

The boy who got the girl

Feb 18, 2013 - 10:28 AM

This is the story of a girl and the boy across the hall at a mass wedding and why happily ever after is possible for a girl who lost a dream

A flower girl waits to walk down the aisle with her parents at the Marikina Hotel. Photo by Patricia Evangelista 14 Feb 2013.

Thousands marry in first 'post-Moon' mass wedding

Feb 17, 2013 - 5:42 PM

Thousands marry at the Unification Church in South Korea on Sunday February 17 the first since the death of their messiah and controversial church founder Sun Myung Moon

MASS WEDDING. Some 3,500 couples matched by the Unification Church tie the knot on Sunday, February 17. Photo by AFP

Bacolod mass wedding: 2,013 couples marry in 2013

Feb 17, 2013 - 3:05 PM

Boxing icon Manny Pacquiao Senator Franklin Drilon and former Ilocos Sur Gov Chavit Singson were among the sponsors of the wedding officiated by Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia

The knighthood of Joaquin Borlongan

Feb 14, 2012 - 7:37 AM

45 couples marched down the church aisle to be married en masse by the priests of Malolos

Joaquin Borlongan, 75, waits for his bride inside the Bulacan Cathedral. Photo by Patricia Evangelista, February 11, 2012.