Karibok ang Tuktok 2017: Young Batanguenos showcase academic skills

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(AN ADVERTISEMENT)–A 41-year-old group of Batangueno students from the University of the Philippines-Diliman recently organized a outreach program for students in the province.

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[Headlines of The Connection] Lipa’s Marian apparitions: Devotion an ‘aftershock’ of diocesan declaration

 

LIPA CITY—The shocking news —sized 5 x 10 centimeters, shaped like a small cigarette box— is found on the left side of a woman’s body.

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[Rewind #AwaNgDiyosPH] Street child’s life lessons that pierced a Pope’s heart

Jun Chura (left) and Glyzelle Palomar (right), the streetchildren who spoke before Pope Francis at UST (photo by JASPER EMMANUEL ARCALAS / The Filipino Connection)

 

 

 

For Easter, The Filipino Connection releases articles from its special edition on the apostolic visit of Pope Francis last January 15-19, 2015.

 

MANILA–He loves history, particularly the stories of Filipino heroes —especially Andres Bonifacio’s.

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[Rewind #AwaNgDiyosPH] Faith tucked in elders’ four encounters with popes

Rafael Cortes, 78 (photo by MIA ROSIENNA MALLARI / The Filipino Connection)

 

For Easter, The Filipino Connection releases articles from its special edition on the apostolic visit of Pope Francis last January 15-19, 2015.

 

MANILA—Rafael Cortes, 78, has lived through four papal visits in the country.

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[Rewind #AwaNgDiyosPH] Love of God is beggar’s evangelizing message

Nenita Pardo, after hearing Pope Francis speak at UST, immediately picks up plastic bottle inside the Catholic university's campus. But his evangelizing message while picking up trash only but affirms the pope's message: Learn from the poor (photo by EFIGENIO CHRISTOPHER TOLEDO IV /The Filipino Connection)

 

 

For Easter, The Filipino Connection releases articles from its special edition on the apostolic visit of Pope Francis last January 15-19, 2015.

 

 

MANILA—Barefoot, dirty and wet, 69-year-old Nenita Prado did not mind the people passing by her. Why would these moneyed people approach Aling Nenita?

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[Rewind #AwaNgDiyosPH] The poor’s ‘church:’ Found in makeshift homes

Adelina Barro of Imus City, Cavite (photo by MIA ROSIENNA MALLARI / The Filipino Connection)

 

For Easter, The Filipino Connection releases articles from its special edition on the apostolic visit of Pope Francis last January 15-19, 2015.

 

CITIES OF SAN FERNANDO, PAMPANGA and IMUS, CAVITE—They sleep with Jesus. Literally: with Jesus.

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[Rewind #AwaNgDiyos PH] A Nazareno story: Poverty is where the good news is

 

 

For Easter, The Filipino Connection releases articles from its special edition on the apostolic visit of Pope Francis last January 15-19, 2015.

 

CITY OF IMUS, CAVITE—Standing under a weathered entrance, Zenaida Parcero looked like any other churchgoer that Friday morning. With greyed hair, slim-rimmed glasses and a frayed red blouse, there’s nothing about Parcero that absolutely stands out.

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[Rewind #AwaNgDiyosPH] Wellspring of Pinoy faith found in cosmopolitan desert

Filipinos overflowing the compound of St. Mary's Church in Dubai (photo by JASPER EMMANUEL ARCALAS / The Filipino Connection)

 

For Easter, The Filipino Connection releases articles from its special edition on the apostolic visit of Pope Francis last January 15-19, 2015.

 

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES—Some 7,208 kilometers away from the Philippines, a lone Catholic church here serves as an “oasis of grace” for Filipinos.

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[Rewind #AwaNgDiyosPH] In 18th century, Pinoy sculptor is ‘missionary’ to Pope’s homeland

Santo Domingo Penitente, a sculture made by Filipino Esteban Sampzon (photo taken from http://www.fotodoc.com.ar/?p=169)

 

 

For Easter, The Filipino Connection releases articles from its special edition on the apostolic visit of Pope Francis last January 15-19, 2015.

 

MANILA—Can the first Filipino migrant missionary in South America be a sculptor?

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[Rewind #AwaNgDiyosPH] Young people praying Church’s hope for conversion?

Members of the Mary Help of Christians Crusade (MHCC) praying hours before Pope Francis arrived in UST January 18 (photo by EFIGENIO CHRISTOPHER TOLEDO IV / The Filipino Connection)

 

 

For Easter, The Filipino Connection releases articles from its special edition on the apostolic visit of Pope Francis last January 15-19, 2015.

 

MANILA—Among millions of people who patiently endured the early morning cold breeze to see Pope Francis visit a Catholic university here, there’s a sight of youthful energy kneeling on a concrete sidewalk for minutes. A candle lit up that youthful energy.

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