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Rappler's latest stories on youth encounter


Pope Francis receives letter to pray for grieving Filipino family

Jan 20, 2015 - 12:22 PM

The letter is handed to Pope Francis by a young Thomasian who spoke before him

Q&A: A youth's personal encounter, lessons from Pope Francis

Jan 20, 2015 - 11:52 AM

Leandro Santos II one of 4 Filipino youths who gave testimonials before Pope Francis at UST shares his experience and lessons learned in his encounter with the pontiff

ONCE IN A LIFETIME HUG. Youth speaker Leandro Santos II hugs Pope Francis after delivering his testimonial at UST. Screengrab from Rappler

Weeping girl before Pope Francis wants to be social worker

Jan 18, 2015 - 10:30 PM

Physically abused by her own mother the 12 year old now under the care of a foundation says she wants to be a social worker to help other neglected children

Youth on Pope Francis’ message: Heartfelt, timely, inspiring

Jan 18, 2015 - 8:16 PM

The pontiff’s address hits right on the spot particularly for the youth to rekindle values renew Catholic faith and address today’s issues

Youth take up Pope Francis' dare to serve the poor

Jan 18, 2015 - 2:29 PM

Already the youth are keen to take up the challenge of Pope Francis to love and be loved Some youth participants at UST share how they act for the poor

Youth faithful gestures as Pope Francis arrives at at the Pontifical and Royal University of Santo Tomas in Manila on January 18, 2015. Photo by Ettore Ferrari/EPA

Pope Francis: Reality is superior to ideas

Jan 18, 2015 - 12:40 PM

Speaking extemporaneously to the Filipino street children Pope Francis says The reality you have is superior to the paper I have in front of me

PAPER INFERIOR. Pope Francis says he spoke spontaneously to the Filipino youth because 'reality is superior to ideas.' Rappler photo

Pope, a young Thomasian and going vs the tide

Jan 18, 2015 - 6:45 AM

Thomasian engineer Rikki Macolor is set to share his testimony before Pope Francis in UST on Sunday January 18 This is his story

Parents encourage youth: Go to UST, see the Pope

Jan 17, 2015 - 11:31 PM

All 6 college students say their parents and guardians insisted that they go and so off they go with backpacks and a mattress in tow

PH youth follow footsteps of the 'modern' Pope Francis

Jan 17, 2015 - 3:54 PM

Pope Francis may not be able to meet each of his young admirers personally but his teachings and his extraordinary character make them feel that they have

CHILDREN'S POPE. Pope Francis accompanied by President Benigno S. Aquino hugs children during a ceremony at the Malacañang Palace. Photo by Robert Vinas/ Malacanang Photo Bureau