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Pope Francis due to arrive in South Korea Thursday

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Pope Francis arrives in Seoul on Thursday looking to fuel a new era of Catholic growth in Asia–a mission fraught with complex political challenges but huge potential rewards.

Posted: August 14th, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Pope kicks off Asia missionary boost in South Korea

A banner showing Pope Francis is displayed on the street in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Aug. 11, 2014. Pope Francis is scheduled to make a five-day trip to South Korea, starting Aug. 13 to participate in a Catholic youth festival and to preside over a beatification ceremony for 124 Korean martyrs.  AP PHOTO/AHN YOUNG-JOON

When Pope Francis was a young Jesuit, he wanted to follow in the great Jesuit tradition and become a missionary in Asia. Health problems kept him home, but he is finally getting his chance, traveling to Asia as the world’s most visible and popular Catholic missionary.

Posted: August 12th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Let’s show Pope Francis how resilient, hopeful Filipinos are–Cardinal Tagle

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The visit of Pope Francis to the Philippines in January 2015 will be an opportunity for the Filipino people to show who they truly are—resilient and having a “bottomless” hope, according to Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle.

Posted: July 31st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Pope’s visit set: Jan. 15-19

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Pope Francis will visit the Philippines in January next year, an event that Church officials hope will usher in a “typhoon”—not the destructive variety but a “spiritual” and uplifting one.

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Pope to see many positive developments in ‘Yolanda’ rehab–Lacson

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If Pope Francis’ visit to towns ravaged by Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) would push through in 2015, may he not only stop over in Tacloban but also in other areas where there have been many success stories amid recovery and rehabilitation, said Presidential Assistant on Rehabilitation Panfilo Lacson.

Posted: June 18th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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