Tag: 500 years of Christianity
WATCH: Santo Niño de Cebu giant solar art commemorates Philippines’ 500 Years of Christianity
UPDATED. The Santo Niño de Cebu giant solar artwork commemorating the Philippines' 500 Years of Christianity has been lit to encourage people to be climate heroes.
Vatican envoy hails Filipino migrants as best missionaries
The Vatican envoy to Spain has hailed Filipino migrants as the best missionaries of the Catholic Church.
Philippines celebrates 500th anniversary of 1st Easter Mass on Limasawa Island
The Philippines celebrated the 500th anniversary of the first Easter Mass on Limasawa Island in Southern Leyte, the site of the earliest recorded Catholic Mass in the country.
Cardinal Chito Tagle honors Filipino immigrants in message to Pope Francis
Cardinal Luis "Chito" Tagle has honored Filipino immigrants in his message to Pope Francis at the end of the Holy Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica for the 500 Years of Christianity in the Philippines.
LIST: Philippines opens 500 Jubilee Churches for faith quincentennial
The Philippines is opening the doors to 500 Jubilee Churches designated to mark the quincentennial commemorations for the arrival of the Christian faith in the country in 1521.
Pilgrimage site rises on historic Limasawa Island site of 1st Easter Mass in Philippines
A pilgrimage site is rising on the historic Limasawa Island in Southern Leyte, the site of the first Easter Mass in the Philippines held 500 years ago on March 31, 1521.
Jamie Rivera’s new song marks 500 years of Christianity in the Philippines
Filipina singer-composer Jamie Rivera is set to release her own interpretation of the official mission song "We Give Our Yes" to celebrate 500 years of Christianity in the Philippines.