Last week, University of Sto. Tomas celebrated its quadricentennial or 400th anniversary. The university is the oldest university in the Philippines and Asia. UST is also the only university to have been visited by two popes three times: once by Pope Paul VI on Nov. 28, 1970, and twice by Pope John Paul II on Feb. 18, 1981 and January 13, 1995. This quadricentennial year, Pope Benedict XVI greeted the university by a video message and sent a representative instead.
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