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Pope injures head in Popemobile during Colombia procession

Sep 11, 2017 - 5:30 PM

Television pictures show the Pope colliding with the glass of the vehicle s covered platform and then being assisted by his bodyguard

BRUISED. Pope Francis, showing a bruise around his left eye and eyebrow caused by an accidental hit against the popemobile's window glass while visiting the old sector of Cartagena,Colombia, is greeted by faithful on September 10, 2017. Photo by Alberto Pizzoli/AFP

Chasing the Pope, parang pag-ibig lang

Jan 31, 2015 - 8:30 AM

Parang pag ibig kung para sa iyo talaga gagawa ng paraan ang tadhana para magtagpo kayo

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What it takes to insure high-profile personalities

Jan 19, 2015 - 1:45 PM

For instance Pope Francis will have a higher liability exposure owing to his position of global importance

Pope Francis waves to people as he leaves in his popemobile after attending a mass at a park in Manila on January 18, 2015. Photo by Giuseppe Cacace/AFP

What's a jeepney? Pope likes what his ride symbolizes

Jan 18, 2015 - 7:38 PM

Cardinal Antonio Luis Tagle says he explained to the Pope what the jeepney symbolizes: It s the one used by common people

Pope Francis waves to people as he leaves in his popemobile after attending a mass at a park in Manila on January 18, 2015. Photo by Giuseppe Cacace/AFP

Filipinos are best security for Pope

Jan 13, 2015 - 9:15 AM

The papal visit should become the most loving event in Metro Manila and in Tacloban says Lingayen Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas

BEST SECURITY PLAN. While he is satisfied with government preparations for Pope Francis' Philippine visit, Archbishop Socrates Villegas says Filipinos will have to do their part to secure the Pope. Photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

3 popemobiles for Pope Francis' PH visit

Jan 12, 2015 - 1:37 PM

A jeepney style popemobile a Kia vehicle and an Isuzu vehicle will be used by Pope Francis for his Philippine visit

JEEPNEY STYLE. The Vatican released on Saturday a photo of one of the vehicles Pope Francis will use for his Philippine visit. Photo from the Vatican's Pontifical Council for Social Communications

Jeepney-style popemobile for Pope Francis' PH visit

Jan 10, 2015 - 6:32 PM

Pope Francis prefers simple vehicles over luxurious models as the Philippine faithful would see when he visits the country

PHILIPPINE POPEMOBILE. The Vatican's Pontifical Council for Social Communications posted this photo of the vehicle Pope Francis will use for his Philippine visit.

When the Pope visits, it will be different from 1995

Dec 26, 2014 - 8:45 PM

Philippine Ambassador Marciano Paynor Jr who organized both trips compares the 1995 and 2015 papal visits

Francis' popemobile in PH: Open, not bulletproof

Dec 16, 2014 - 3:16 PM

The popemobile will be vulnerable open and accessible – representing the image that Pope Francis wants the Church to project

Pope ditches bullet-proof car for Brazil trip

Jul 17, 2013 - 9:15 PM

Pope Francis will ditch the bullet proof popemobile used by his predecessors on his visit to Brazil this month and travel in an open top jeep the Vatican says

POPE'S APPEAL. Pope Francis appeals to kidnappers in Syria to release their hostages. File photo from AFP