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Pope Francis pleads for migrants at Christmas Mass

Dec 25, 2017 - 9:29 AM

In the Philippines, Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle urges Filipinos to remember people suffering from calamities, including typhoon victims

CHRISTMAS EVE. Pope Francis kisses a figurine of the Baby Jesus during a Christmas Eve Mass on December 24, 2017, at St Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican. Photo by Andreas Solaro/AFP

Remember typhoon victims on Christmas – Cardinal Tagle

Dec 24, 2017 - 10:35 PM

'Christmas will not be complete' if we forget 'our poor and suffering brothers and sisters all over the world,' says Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle

Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle lays down the image of Baby Jesus in a “manger” at the start of the Christmas Mass at the Manila Cathedral. Photo by Angie de Silva

Pope Francis urges 'tenderness' on Christmas

Dec 25, 2014 - 7:13 AM

UPDATED Do we have the courage to welcome with tenderness the difficulties and problems of those who are near to us? asks the leader of the world s 1 2 billion Roman Catholics on Christmas Eve

‘GOODNESS, MEEKNESS.’ Pope Francis kneels as he leads a Christmas Eve mass at St Peter's Basilica to mark the nativity of Jesus Christ, on December 24, 2014 at the Vatican. Photo by Alberto Pizzoli/AFP

Tagle leads Christmas eve mass in Aquino home

Dec 25, 2013 - 6:25 PM

All is well between President Benigno Aquino III and the country s top Catholic Church leader after last year s bitterly fought Reproductive Health law