During the 4th Philippine Apostolic Congress Mercy (PACOM) in Manila, cheers erupted inside San Juan Arena as soon as Rev. Fr. Prospero Tenorio, World Apostolic Congress on Mercy (WACOM) Asia Secretary-General, excitedly announced PACOM 5 to be held in Davao City in year 2022.
After PACOM 2010 in Lipa, Batangas; PACOM 2013 in Misamis Oriental; PACOM 2016 in Bacolod City and PACOM 2019 in San Juan City, Manila; Davao City is expected to host PACOM 5 under the Archdiocese of Davao.
Moreover, this year’s 2nd Middle East Congress on Mercy (MECOM) will be at Lebanon on August 15 and 18 while the 5th Asian Apostolic Congress on Mercy will be at Hong Kong in January 2021.
Three years after the Philippines hosted WACOM 4, also announced was the venue for WACOM 5 which will be on August 11-15 year 2020 at Apia, Samoa.
The event ended with a turn over ceremony where the PACOM 4 banner was handed over the Archdiocese of Davao. (Kate Ann Ferrer/Cubao Social Communications Ministry)