Tag Archives: Holy Week

April 16, 2017

Papal Power: Remembering a visit of a lifetime


Happy Easter, everybody! Remember that on this special day that symbolizes new hope and renewal, there is always something to look forward to and be thankful for, even during the most challenging of times. As the anointed “people’s pope” Pope Francis celebrates his fourth anniversary as the leader of some 1.2 billion Catholics this year, PeopleAsia commemorates his Continue Reading


March 22, 2016

Pontifex Maximus

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By JOAQUIN CARLOS U. DE JESUS It has been years since the head of the Roman Catholic Church was a rock star in both the spiritual and secular spheres. Mired for years in scandals of corruption, sex abuse and inflexibility, the Catholic Church—globally—is currently enjoying a seeming rebirth of popularity thanks to its charismatic head, Continue Reading