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Ferdinand Magellan, The First Catholic Expatriate To Land On Philippine Shores

Over 7000 islands, over 80 dialects

Photo by Bej Ayson. Unsplash

This is Magellan’s cross, planted on Philippine soil upon his arrival on March 17, 1521. Symbolically the start of Catholicism in the islands.




Ave Maria is a publication dedicated to Catholics the world over. It will contain articles covering its 2000 years existence since the birth of Jesus Christ.

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Vic Alcuaz

Vic Alcuaz

Manila based Filipino/Spanish Author, Cafe owner, Hotel Consultant. A Catholic. Cat Lover. Editor of Medium.com/ave-maria

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