Tag: Lenten Season
Ash Wednesday in the Philippines amid coronavirus pandemic
Ash Wednesday in the Philippines is being marked on February 17, 2021, for the second straight year amid the coronavirus pandemic and with additional guidelines from the Catholic Church.
Philippines begins Lenten Season, adjusts traditional practices to avoid transmission of COVID-19
The Philippines has begun the Lenten Season with Catholics still going to churches for Ash Wednesday and church leaders adjusting traditional practices amidst the COVID-19 concerns.
1 Million tourists visit Intramuros during Holy Week
About 1 million local and foreign tourists visited Intramuros as the walled city reopened its churches and streets for the annual Holy Week. For the first time since World War II, the Intramuros Administration welcomed...