The 500th anniversary of the religion of Catholicism in the Philippines


Cebu will celebrate the 500th anniversary of the religion of Catholicism in the Philippines. The event will happen in 2021.

Cebu City Tourism Commission will have a lot of work to organize a holiday. Mayor Edgardo Labella said a large number of events will be held in Cebu at this holiday. He hopes the city will be able to organize a holiday so everyone can come to the event and enjoy it. People will be able to see the best attractions of Cebu, such as Catholic temples for example.

You can read more about temples here: 

Moreover, the event will be attended by local authorities.

The main task of the Tourism Commission is improving tourist places, organizing excursions to them in order to visit these places was high.

A little bit of the history ... the Catholic Church began it's existing around the year 1521. The first missionary activity took place on Easter. In 1565, an expedition consisting of Spanish missionaries sailed to the Philippines. And Spain began the colonization of the Philippine islands. In 1571, Priest Ferrera organized the first Catholic community in Manila. The catholic church was actively engaged in social activities. Schools, universities, colleges were opened. Now about 50% of all Catholics in Asia live in the Philippines.

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