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Pope: Enough gloom, try joy ahead of Christmas

Pope Francis

Pope Francis is encouraging people to be joyful, saying, “We’ve never heard of a sad saint.”

Posted: December 15th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

‘Yolanda’ aid drive turns to ‘Pedrito’

BOY ON A MISSION  One of the Pedrito doll’s chief endorsers, Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

“Pedrito” is the cute face of a Manila-based organization’s efforts to help victims of Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”

Posted: November 30th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Vatican: Benedict XVI may attend pope canonization

Ex-pope Benedict XVI. AP FILE PHOTO

Popes John Paul II and John XXIII will be declared saints on April 27 at a ceremony that might see two living popes honoring two dead ones.

Posted: September 30th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

John XXIII: A reformist pope like Francis

Pope John XXIII is pictured during a prayer in 1963, at the Vatican. AFP

Pope John XXIII, who will next year be made a saint with John Paul II, surprised many by leading the Catholic Church to more open relations with the world.

Posted: September 30th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

John Paul II: Poland’s soon-to-be new saint

A worker puts finishing touches on a statue of Blessed Pope John Paul ll at the Divine Mercy Monastery of the Carmelite Nuns of the Holy Trinity, Carmel Heights, Kawa-kawa, Barangay Tuburan, Ligao City, Albay province. The Roman Catholic Church will declare Pope John Paul II a saint, the Vatican announced. INQUIRER PHOTO / NINO JESUS ORBETA

Pope John Paul II, who the Vatican said on Monday will be made a saint in April 2014 along with John XXIII, was an inspirational figure who helped topple communism but alienated many with his conservative views.

Posted: September 30th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »