Pope Francis anniversary - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Pope Francis anniversary


In 2 years, Pope gives plum posts to Filipinos

Mar 14, 2015 - 8:15 AM

Pope Francis marks his second anniversary in office with more Filipino appointees – proof of his focus on the world s peripheries

CLOSE TO FILIPINOS. Pope Francis confers with Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle during the Synod of Bishops on the Family in October 2014. Photo courtesy of Fr Yulito Ignacio

Pope Francis hails 'Lolo Kiko' nickname

Mar 12, 2015 - 9:00 AM

The 78 year old pontiff stresses the value of the elderly by recounting the nickname Filipinos gave him

'LOLO KIKO.' Pope Francis aboard his popemobile greets the faithful welcoming him at the Quirino Grandstand in Manila on January 18, 2015. Photo by Zalrian Sayat/EPA

Pope tweets on anniversary: 'Please pray for me'

Mar 13, 2014 - 9:01 PM

The tweet from the @Pontifex account echoes pontiff s appeal in his first Angelus prayer last year

SUNDAY ANGELUS PRAYER: Pope Francis gestures to the crowd from the window of his apartment during his Sunday Angelus prayer. AFP/Gabriel Bouys