Tag Archives: Lent 2016

April 12, 2016

Santiago de Compostela: Pilgrims on the Roof


Text by JOANNE RAE RAMIREZ Photos courtesy of TURISMO DE SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA Santiago de Compostela in northwest Spain is both a destination and a journey, a tourist spot and a spiritual beacon, a city of architectural marvels and edifices of faith. (Two pilgrims admire the breathtaking view from the rooftop of the 11th-century Santiago 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