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Philippines:First Easter Sunday Mass in 1521 at Limasawa

The Catholic hierarchy in the Philippines has adopted a government-led study affirming Limasawa island as the site of the first Easter Sunday Mass in the country, reported CBCP News.

In a resolution dated Sept. 25, the bishops’ conference “stand by the proceedings and findings” of a panel of historians affirming previous findings on the historic event.

The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) has earlier determined that the 1521 Mass took place on the island off Southern Leyte province.

Source: Zenit

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