Pope Francis (Papa Francisco) the 266th and current Pope of the Roman Catholic Church have arrived in Manila for a much-awaited five-day apostolic and state visit.
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Meanwhile, according to COOLBUSTER.NET, the leading carrier and multimedia service provider in the Philippines, PLDT together with its wholly owned mobile phone and Internet service subsidiary SMART and SUN Cellular, is set to live stream the historic event, on 33 free public viewing in selected parishes and PLDT Sales and Service Centers (SSCs) Telecoms.
“This will allow more Filipinos to experience and be part of the papal visit. PLDT, Smart and Sun Cellular have partnered with several parishes in order to bring the Pope’s presence to more Filipinos using modern communications technologies,” said PLDT spokesperson Ramon Isberto.
However, Ramon Isberto added that those who lived far from the papal’s destination to visit are welcome to view the mass and dialogue activities of the Pope in the video streaming sites that PLDT will provide.
“Those who live far from the papal itinerary are welcome to view the mass and dialogue activities of the Pope in the video streaming sites that PLDT, Smart and Sun Cellular have set up in different PLDT offices and churches in the country together with their respective parishes," he added.
“We have partnered with TV5 and Cignal TV to provide the video feed for these free viewing sites.”
The following are viewing sites provided by PLDT, SMART and SUN Cellular:
- Five Wounds Shrine Parish, Las Piñas
- Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, Quezon City
- Mary Help of Christians Parish, Parañaque
- San Felipe Church, Greenhills
- San Lorenzo Ruiz Parish, San Juan
- St. Joseph Parish, Parañaque
- St. Niño Parish, Novaliches
- Sts. Peter and John Parish, Malabon
- Guadalupe Church, Brgy. Abucay
- Nuestra Señora de Salvacion Chapel, Burayan, San Jose
- Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, V&G Subdivision
- Our Lady of Miraculous Medal Parish, Marasbaras
- Redemptorist Church, Real St.
- Sto Niño Church, Real St.
- Cebu Cathedral
- Lady of Assumption Church, Dauis
- Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Parish, Pawing, Palo
- San Juan Nepomuceno Parish Church, San Remigio
- San Vicente Parish Church, Bogo
- St. Augustine Parish Church, Sagbayan
- St. Peter the Apostle Parish Church, Loboc
- SM Marilao
- SM North EDSA
- SM Sta. Mesa
- SM Southmall
- Calamba, Laguna
- Jones, Cebu
- Ponciano, Davao
- San Fernando,Pampanga