Christian Filipinos mark 500 years since arrival of Catholicism
Al Jazeera, 01 May 2021
People in the Philippines are marking the 500th anniversary of a battle that changed indigenous people's history forever.
It was the start of evangelisation, the move to Christianity. Now, the Philippines has the third-largest Catholic population in the world after Brazil and Mexico.
Al Jazeera's Jamela Alindogan reports from Cebu in Central Philippines, where the main celebrations have been held.
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