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Philanthropist Grace Ouano is 1st Fil-Am awarded knighthood by Pope Francis

Philanthropist and businesswoman Grace Mercado-Ouano has been awarded the Order of St. Gregory the Great - the first Filipino-American to receive the pontifical order of knighthood in the Catholic Church.

Filipino Cardinal Chito Tagle favored to succeed Pope Francis

Filipino Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle is being eyed as a potential successor of Pope Francis whose knee ailment that caused him to cancel some planned trips raised speculation that the Catholic pontiff would be retiring soon.

Pope Francis appoints Manila priest Arnaldo Catalan as new envoy to Rwanda

Pope Francis has appointed Filipino priest Monsignor Arnaldo Sanchez Catalan of the Archdiocese of Manila as the new apostolic nuncio to Rwanda.

Pope Francis appoints Filipino priest Albino Barrera to Vatican Academy

Pope Francis has appointed Filipino priest Albino Barrera as a new member of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences in the Vatican.

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.

Filipino Cardinal Chito Tagle appointed by Pope Francis to Vatican central bank post

Filipino Cardinal Luis Antonio "Chito" Tagle has been appointed by Pope Francis to a new post as a member of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See (APSA) which operates like the Vatican's central bank.

Filipino veteran actress Nova Villa receives Papal Award for Church Work

Filipino veteran actress Nova Villa has been bestowed the Papal Award by Pope Francis, the highest form of recognition given by the Vatican to laypeople for their service to the church.

Pope Francis appoints Cebuano Jan Thomas Limchua as Vatican papal chaplain

Pope Francis has appointed Cebuano priest Jan Thomas Limchua as a Vatican papal chaplain.

1st Filipino-Swiss Vatican guard Vincent Lüthi tasked to protect Pope

Vincent Lüthi is the first Filipino-Swiss guard to join the elite corps of soldiers sworn to protect the Pope in Vatican City, Rome.

Pope Francis appoints Filipino Cardinal Chito Tagle to another Vatican post

Pope Francis has appointed Filipino Cardinal Luis Antonio "Chito" Tagle to another Vatican post.

Pope Francis appoints 4 Pangasinan priests as new “Missionaries of Mercy”

Pope Francis has appointed four priests from the Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan as the Catholic Church's new "Missionaries of Mercy".
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