Celebrating the 500 years of Christianity in the Philippines

All Filipinos all over the world joined the Thanksgiving Mass presided by the Holy Father at the St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican last Sunday, March 14, 2021, during the commemoration of the arrival of Christianity in the Philippines 500 years ago. 

Here are a few images of the Mass of Thanksgiving by the Holy Father at St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican

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Inside the Basilica of St. Peter, the Filipino Community prepares before the start of the Holy Eucharist.



A touching image... the procession of young Filipinos bearing the Sto. Nino and Magellan's Cross at the start of the Mass



Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle at the Anamnesis


The Holy Father and Cardinal Tagle after the Word of Thanks by the latter, in behalf of the Filipino Community and the Catholics all over the world.