Post Office stamps mark 500 years of Lapu-Lapu’s Victory at Battle of Mactan
To commemorate the 500 years Anniversary of the victory of Lapu-Lapu in the Battle of Mactan, the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) launched the commemorative postage stamp to honor the transcending spirit of heroism, gallantry, and bravery of the Filipinos.
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.
Philippines’ history lessons from Yoyoy Villame’s Magellan 1521 song
The Philippines' history lessons about Ferdinand Magellan's arrival in 1521 and fate at the hands of Lapu Lapu in Mactan were made pop culture material when Visayan troubadour and Bohol native Yoyoy Villame made a hit song with his "Magellan".
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.
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.
Giant 500 years solar logo signals 100 days countdown to Victory at Mactan anniversary
A giant solar artwork illuminating the Philippines' 500 years logo is lighting up the Luneta Park in Manila to signal the countdown to the Victory at Mactan's quincentennial anniversary.
LOOK: Papercraft boat souvenirs released for Philippines’ Quincentennial
Papercraft boat souvenirs have been released for the Philippines' celebration of the 500 years anniversary of Lapu Lapu's Mactan victory in 1521 and the participation of the country in the first circumnavigation of the world.