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‘Long wait is over’


Sunday, 340 years after giving up his life for God, Pedro Calungsod joins the saints, with Pope Benedict XVI raising him to the altar at canonization rites in Rome.

Posted: October 20th, 2012 in Features,Headlines,Philippines | Read More »

PH celebrates ‘San Pedro’

WHEN IN ROME. The image of Blessed Pedro Calungsod, who is being promoted as a role model for the young and OFWs’ patron, is displayed at the altar of Chiesa di Sant’Agostino in Rome during the first day of the triduum. Palo Archbishop John Du smiles as he joins the procession with other Catholic bishops before the start of Mass. Behind him is Archbishop Emeritus Gaudencio Cardinal Rosales of Manila. FR. MHAR BALILI/CONTRIBUTOR

As thousands of Filipino Catholics troop to Rome, millions more across the Philippines are gearing up to celebrate the canonization of the country’s second saint, a missionary killed 340 years ago who is being promoted as a youth hero.

Posted: October 20th, 2012 in Features,Headlines,Philippines | Read More »

All roads lead to Rome for Calungsod ‘relatives’


In Cebu province, everybody has suddenly become a relative of soon-to-be St. Pedro Calungsod.

Posted: September 4th, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Vatican schedules canonization of Pedro Calungsod


The Vatican announced over the weekend the canonization of 17th century Visayan martyr Pedro Calungsod on October 21, making him the country’s second Catholic saint.

Posted: February 20th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »



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