The Philippines and the Holy See

philippines and the holy see
The Philippines and the Holy See | Image Source: @DFAPHL (Department of Foreign Affairs)

The Philippines and the Holy See

The Republic of the Philippines and the Holy See celebrate 70 years of formal diplomatic relations today.

Check out this infographic for more information about the relations between the two countries!

The Philippines established diplomatic relations with the Holy See on April 8, 1951.

The Philippines is 10,588.75 kilometers away from the Holy See (Vatican).

There are 3,423 Filipinos in the Holy See as of 2020.

The Philippines is ahead by 6 hours. 9 AM in the Holy See is 3 PM in the Philippines.

6 Philippine Presidents have visited the Vatican (Holy See). They are the following:

  1. Benigno Aquino III (2015)
  2. Gloria Macapagal Arroy0 (2003, 2006)
  3. Fidel Ramos (1994)
  4. Corazon Aquino (1988)
  5. Diosdado Macapagal (1962)
  6. Elpidio Quirino (1951)

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