During the recent papal visit in the Philippines, Filipino Catholics have once again displayed its religious devotion.
According to previous reports, Asia is recognized as “one of the great frontiers” of Catholic Church, and sees a wonderful opportunity of spreading Christianity. Also it has been mentioned that the Vatican believes the Philippines, a predominantly Christian country with a great number of its citizens belonging to the Catholic Church, is a great place to start with.
Prior the expected arrival of Pope Francis in the Philippines, the anticipation and excitement were already high. From meetings and liturgical preparations, to the government’s heightened security precautions, airport guidelines, road closure, and to pope’s transportation – the customized popemobile, all sorts of preparations were in full swing. Read more.
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