The MMDA and news reports say that 6 million people attended Pope Francis’ open-air mass in Luneta on 18 January 2014 . If one was to ask the MMDA or the media how they came up with that figure – they would refer to the 1995 Papal mass of Pope John Paul II in 1995, which is supposed to have been attended by 4 million people, and say that the recent mass was bigger than that. 682 more words
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This post chronicles our ten hours of being with the people last Friday, 16 January – the second day of Pope Francis’ visit to the Philippines and officially the start of his official itinerary during his Apostolic and State Visit to the Philippines. 1,076 more words
Erik Santos on cloud nine after singing at Papal Holy Mass: "Parang may blessed Holy Spirit na humaplos sa puso ko."
Papal mass, a career highlight for Erik Santos
Posted at 01/19/2015 5:03 PM
MANILA – Kapamilya singer Erik Santos considers his part in Pope Francis’ mass at Luneta Park, which was attended by some 6 million people on Sunday, as the highlight of his decade-long career. 204 more words
Below is Pope Francis’ prepared speech for his meeting with priests, religious people, seminarians and families of survivors of super typhoon Yolanda at the Palo Cathedral. 715 more words