Pope Francis waves to millions of devotees who attended the Holy Mass at Luneta Park

January 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on Pope Francis waves to millions of devotees who attended the Holy Mass at Luneta Park 

150118211138His Holiness Pope Francis waves to the millions of pilgrims at the Quirino Grandstand in Luneta Park, Manila after officiating the Holy Mass on Sunday (Jan. 18), which capped his five-day (Jan. 15-19) visit to the Philippines. (PNA photo by Roland Nablo)

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President Aquino formally welcomes Pope Francis at Malacañan Palace

January 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on President Aquino formally welcomes Pope Francis at Malacañan Palace 

150116173854President Benigno S. Aquino III formally welcomes His Holiness Pope Francis for the State Visit and Apostolic Journey to the Republic of the Philippines on Friday (January 16, 2015) at the Kalayaan grounds of the Malacañan Palace. (Photo by Rolando Mailo/Malacañang Photo Bureau/PNA)LAM/gsc

President Benigno S. Aquino III guides His Holiness Pope Francis towards the Palace

January 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on President Benigno S. Aquino III guides His Holiness Pope Francis towards the Palace 

150116170935President Benigno S. Aquino III guides His Holiness Pope Francis towards the Palace Main Lobby of the MalacaÒan Palace during the welcome ceremony for the State Visit and Apostolic Journey to the Republic of the Philippines on Friday (January 16, 2015). (Photo by Rolando Mailo-Malacañang Photo Bureau/PNA)

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Pope Francis echoes sentiment of Filipino public on politicians

January 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Pope Francis echoes sentiment of Filipino public on politicians 

MANILA, Jan. 15 — His Holiness Pope Francis did not pass up the opportunity to issue some reminders to politicians, especially in a nation that is never bereft of public officials tagged in various allegations of corruption, which further broadens the gap between the rich and the poor.

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His Holiness Pope Francis will officiate a concelebrated mass in this area near the Tacloban Airport on Saturday

January 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on His Holiness Pope Francis will officiate a concelebrated mass in this area near the Tacloban Airport on Saturday 

150116095851Photo taken Friday (January 16, 2015) shows the area where Pope Francis will officiate a Holy Mass near the Tacloban Airport on Saturday, January 17. The stage where a makeshift altar was erected in front of steel quadrants is where the various facilities at the back of the media platforms is also where the field hospitals, media centers and water stations, among others are located. (PNA photos by Avito Dalan)
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