An aerial shot shows crowds of devotees during a downpour of rain waiting for the arrival of Pope Francis to celebrate a mass at the Rizal park in Manila, Philippines Photo: EPA… 935 more words
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Pope Francis has urged leaders in the Philippines to end “scandalous social inequalities” and corruption during a welcome ceremony in Manila. President Benigno Aquino responded that most Catholic clergy had been silent about crimes committed under former President Gloria Arroyo and that some clergymen were too quick to criticize him. 68 more words
Senator Grace Poe, daughter of former movie icon Fernando Poe Jr, never fails to impress. But she also disappoints in certain ways.
Topping the 2010 senatorial elections, with significant help from her father, and getting more votes than veteran senators Loren Legarda and Chiz Escudero was impressive. 796 more words