N.J. Viehland

N.J. Viehland served as a reporter, Philippine news editor and reporter trainer in her two decades with UCA News. She was head of operations in the Philippines until 2012, when she began freelance reporting on the church in the Philippines and Asia for National Catholic Reporter. In 2014, she joined Global Sisters Report as a correspondent in the Philippines.

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Pope Francis' visit to the Philippines spoke to Filipinos heart-to-heart

Pope Francis celebrates feast of Santo Nino with 6 million

Francis inspires, challenges young Philippines priest

Survivors of typhoon take charge of rehabilitating communities

Crowds greet Pope Francis in Manila

Quevedo: Francis', Asian church's definitions of dialogue are the same

Asians look forward to Pope Francis, healing

Steadfast Philippine church rises from rubble to welcome Francis

Upcoming presidential elections should not derail papal visit, Sri Lanka cardinal says

Philippines called to lead campaign against the death penalty in Asia

Hong Kong Cardinal Tong appeals for government restraint, calm protests

Tagle: Responses to synod on family survey reveal 'much work' left to do

Philippines church leaders help kick off petition against pork-barrel spending

Ebola can't drive Philippines missionaries from Sierra Leone

Cardinal Tagle announces dates of pope's Philippines visit

Nuncio warns against scams as church officials gear up for papal visit

Catholic bishop, missionary priest among those seeking Philippines president's impeachment

Philippines cardinals team up to promote Eucharistic Congress

Philippine bishops' conference launches theme of Pope Francis' 2015 visit