The Church must be a place of mercy freely given, where everyone can feel welcomed, loved, forgiven and encouraged to live the good life of the Gospel

(Evangelii Gaudium 114)


THE LIFE OF POPE FRANCIS
Fr. Jorge Mario Bergoglio was born in Buenos Aires, the capital and largest city of Argentina,on December 17, 1936.

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10 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT POPE FRANCIS
Pope Francis has captured the world’s attention for his simple message of God’s boundless love.

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THE PAPAL VISIT THEME
Pope Francis will visit the Philippines primarily to comfort Filipinos devastated by the typhoon and the earthquake that hit the Visayas.
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THE PAPAL VISIT ITINERARY
Pope Francis will bring his message of “mercy and compassion” to at least 11 different venues in Leyte and Metro Manila during his Apostolic Visit to the Philippines on January 15-19, 2015.

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VIRTUAL TOUR OF YOLANDA DAMAGED CHURCHES
What happened after typhoon Yolanda.

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THE CHURCH IN THE PHILIPPINES
The story of the Philippines is the story of the Church’s “most successful missionary effort in Asia” (Bokenkotter, 2005).

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Latest News / Updates

Papal visit can help, but change starts within—priest

MANILA, Oct. 2, 2014—The change which Filipinos hope Pope Francis’s upcoming visit is expected to make actually begins with oneself, a Catholic priest believes. Fr. Carlos V. Reyes, executive

Most Rev. Mylo Hubert Vergara, D.D.

Greetings from Jesus, the God of mercy and compassion! Pope Francis is coming to the Philippines.  Once again, the Holy Father is going to visit us.  Indeed, this is a great blessing for the

Most Rev. Socrates B. Villegas, D.D.

A nation of mercy and compassion Miserando http://www.cialisgeneriquefr24.com/ atque Eligendo (Lowly but Chosen) Pastoral Letter to Prepare the People of God for the Apostolic Visit of Pope

His Eminence Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle

Dear Friends, The Philippines has been blessed with three previous papal visits: Pope Paul VI in 1970, St. John Paul II in 1981 and 1995. With jubilation we welcome Pope Francis in January 2015. Some

MEETING WITH PRIESTS, RELIGIOUS PEOPLE, SEMINARIANS AND FAMILIES OF SURVIVORS ADDRESS OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS Cathedral of the Transfiguration of Our Lord, Palo, Leyte Saturday, 17 January 2015

Dear Brothers and http://www.laviagraes.com/ Sisters, I greet all of you with great affection in the Lord. I am happy that we are able to meet in this Cathedral of the Transfiguration of the Lord.