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Papal Nuncio misses plane, skips Bicol Youth Day

Mar 04, 2019 - 8:50 PM

The absence of Archbishop Gabriele Giordano Caccia disappoints over 3,000 youth delegates from all over Bicol

SUBSTITUTE. Bishop Joel 'Bong' Z. Baylon of the Diocese of Legazpi officiates the mass celebration on Saturday afternoon during the Bicol Regional Youth Day. Photo by Rhaydz B. Barcia

'You are not alone in your suffering,' papal nuncio assures Padre Pio devotees

Oct 06, 2018 - 5:35 PM

Archbishop Gabriele Giordano Caccia presides over a Mass at the National Shrine of Saint Padre Pio in Santo Tomas, Batangas – the first stop of the incorrupt heart relic of Padre Pio

Padre Pio Relic and Veneration at the Padre Pio Shrine in Sto Tomas, Batangas. october 6, 2018

After rants vs Catholic Church, Duterte to meet CBCP president

Jun 30, 2018 - 2:36 PM

Papal Nuncio Archbishop Gabriele Caccia, Pope Francis' envoy to the Philippines, 'also welcomes further meetings' with the President, says Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque

MEETING. Malacañang announces that President Rodrigo Duterte (R) will be meeting with CBCP President Romulo Valles. Photos by Roy Lagarde/CBCP News and Malacañang

Duterte a no-show at Papal Nuncio's Pope's Day event

Jun 29, 2018 - 8:17 PM

Members of his committee for talks with religious groups will attend in the President's stead, says Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the oath-taking ceremony of the newly-elected barangay chairpersons in the Zamboanga Peninsula held at the Municipal Gymnasium in Molave, Zamboanga del Sur on June 26, 2018, announces that he has asked the Department of Interior and Local Government to conduct audits on the anti-illegal drugs, anti-terrorism and peace and order operations of the barangays. He then added that he would file charges against barangay officials who are deemed incompetent in keeping their barangays safe and free from illegal drugs. VALERIE ESCALERA/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Duterte meets Pope Francis' new envoy to PH

Dec 07, 2017 - 9:23 AM

The President receives the Vatican's new envoy to the Philippines, Archbishop Gabriele Giordano Caccia, on December 6 in Malacañang

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte receives the credentials of Papal Nuncio-Designate Apostolic Nuncio of the Holy See Most Reverend Gabriele Caccia at the Malacañan Palace on December 6, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Meet the Pope's new envoy to the Philippines

Nov 23, 2017 - 10:56 AM

'Please help me do my mission,' says the new papal nuncio, Archbishop Gabriele Giordano Caccia, in his first public appearance at the Manila Cathedral

VATICAN AMBASSADOR. Archbishop Gabriele Giordano Caccia, the new papal nuncio to the Philippines, makes his first public appearance at the Manila Cathedral on November 22, 2017. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Persecuted Christians remembered on 'Red Wednesday'

Nov 22, 2017 - 11:34 PM

(UPDATED) 'We never thought that this persecution of Christians that started in the Middle East...would come to the Philippines,' Marawi Bishop Edwin dela Peña says at the Manila Cathedral

Red Wednesday mass at the Manila Cathedral on November 22, 2017

Pope names Bicolano as envoy to Australia

Feb 18, 2015 - 11:52 AM

Born in Naga the new apostolic nuncio to Australia is 67 year old Archbishop Adolfo Tito Yllana

VATICAN ENVOY. Archbishop Adolfo Tito Yllana, the newly appointed apostolic nuncio to Australia, used to serve as the nuncio to the Democratic Republic of Congo. File photo courtesy of

Pope in Manila, PSEI soars, Mayweather-Pacquiao fight | The wRap

Jan 15, 2015 - 7:51 PM

Pope Francis receives a rockstar’s welcome in Manila Philippine Stock Exchange’s index reaches all time high Is a Mayweather Pacquiao fight happening soon?

Pope's envoy to spend Christmas in Leyte

Dec 24, 2013 - 7:12 AM

The visit comes as the Pope calls for a Christmas of hope justice and fraternity

Lay leaders to Nuncio: Oust ‘immoral’ priest

Jun 19, 2013 - 8:30 AM

Father Gerald Gerry Mascariña parish priest of San Roque de Alabang has been caught by barangay and police patrols being intimate with women in public places 4 times