The 78-year-old pontiff stresses the value of the elderly by recounting the nickname Filipinos gave him
The head of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines explains the Pope's statements on family planning while he was in the Philippines
Here are three things the health community can glean from Pope Francis' recent State and Apostolic mission to the Philippines
Pope Francis also thanks the local archbishop 'for the witness of faith and endurance which your people showed me in the midst of their trials'
'There is no difference between how he is in public and how he is in private,' the head of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines tells Rappler
Pope Francis had the Reproductive Health law in mind when he spoke about Filipino families, the CBCP head tells Rappler
What did Filipinos tell the Pope through their words, songs, and sheer numbers? What images of the Philippines are forever etched in his memories?
'My father has a bitter sweet mantra that he says to himself to stay sober: ‘Just for today, I wont drink. Bahala na bukas.''
I’m not comfortable with the fanfare that follows Pope Francis, but there are many things this man is doing right
PRESS RELEASE: PHLPost urges online buyers to place their orders only on the Pinoy eMall site, following reports that copies of the commemorative stamps are being sold in the black market at much higher prices
'The important questions were never asked. The contradictions were not questioned. If anything, the opportunity to know the Pope better was lost.'
Hailing big families in the Philippines, Pope Francis blames poverty on an economic system that 'has replaced man with the god of money'
Pope Francis thanks President Benigno Aquino III for the 'warm welcome' and 'kindness' during his visit to the Philippines
Malacañang releases President Benigno Aquino III's 5-point position on responsible parenthood following Pope Francis' statements against artificial contraception
The Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines says the Pope, in his comments on responsible parenthood, stressed 'traditional Church teaching'
Listen, and relive the words of Pope Francis through Rappler's collection
Facebook users of all faiths share their love for Pope Francis
Malacañang makes the statement following Pope Francis' latest pronouncement against the use of contraceptives, which the government-backed RH law promotes
Malacañang says President Benigno Aquino III did not intend to embarrass anyone and that his papal speech was based on the truth
The crime of making false reports about bombs is punishable with up to 5 years in jail or a fine of P40,000 ($894) or both
The striking points from the Pope's Manila Cathedral homily: exercising love in service, being present to the people, and having love in one's service to be a good shepherd
Because Judy, the mother of Kristel Padasas, is a long-time OFW, she is entitled to various government benefits from the labor department
The letter is handed to Pope Francis by a young Thomasian who spoke before him
Leandro Santos II, one of 4 Filipino youths who gave testimonials before Pope Francis at UST, shares his experience and lessons learned in his encounter with the pontiff
Mobile application flightradar24, a live tracker of air traffic, shows the papal flight reaching Rome at 12:38 am Tuesday, January 20 (Manila time)
Journalists who have covered pope in the last 20 years or so call the turnout at papal events in the Philippines 'incredible'
Will the Pope's messages sink in?
A cancer survivor talks about living with cancer and faith that can move mountains
The government originally planned to release a list of names the President would be granting executive clemency, but Malacañang says it did not want to rush the decision
Malacañang thanks the public, government and security officials, media and church leaders for coming together to ensure the safety of Pope Francis
Check out this timelapse of Luneta and the Quirino Grandstand from dawn to dusk on the day of the Pope's biggest public event during his 5-day visit
'There is so much to reflect on, to pray over,' Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle says of Pope Francis' messages to Filipinos
How do some pilgrims feel after coming home without seeing the Pope?
What will people do for one last glimpse of Pope Francis?
For disaster survivors in Leyte and visiting pilgrims, being with Pope Francis was a blessing and a meaningful experience
(UPDATED) The Philippines bids goodbye to the beloved pontiff after 4 fruitful days in the country
The Pope teaches an important lesson during his encounter with the youth
Here is a collection of quotes from Pope Francis’ state and pastoral visit to the Philippines
Physically abused by her own mother, the 12-year-old now under the care of a foundation says she wants to be a social worker to help other neglected children
Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle says the Pope 'has no liberty to invent his own teaching' but is attentive to the signs of the times
The Philippines is bringing the Catholic faith back to Europe, from where it came, and overseas Filipino migrant workers are a big part of that missionary presence
Pope Francis gifts President Benigno Aquino III an old atlas of the world, of which there are only 50 copies ever made
The Pope draws millions in his last full day in the Philippines, the biggest event of his five-day visit
Pope Francis tells people: don’t be afraid to cry. What sets apart the Catholic Filipino according to the Pope? And, cellular networks shut down to secure him
Highlights of Pope Francis' fourth day in the Philippines, in photos
Pope Francis: 'Through sin, man has also destroyed the unity and beauty of our human family, creating social structures which perpetuate poverty, ignorance and corruption'
The full text of Pope Francis' homily, as delivered during the Holy Mass at the Quirino Grandstand in Luneta, Manila, Sunday January 18
(UPDATED) Being the foremost Catholic country in Asia is both a 'blessing and a vocation' for the Philippines, Pope Francis says
(UPDATED) Pope Francis celebrates mass with '6 to 7 million' singing and cheering Catholics in one of the world's biggest outpourings of papal devotion