Goodbye, Pope Francis!

January 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on Goodbye, Pope Francis! 

150119123143Children wave to say their final goodbye to visiting Pope Francis as the Philippine Air Lines (PAL) plane bearing the pontiff took off from Villamor Air Base in Pasay City for the flight back to Rome on Monday (Jan. 19, 2015). (PNA photo by Oliver F. Marquez)
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Pope Francis ends pastoral visit to PHL

January 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on Pope Francis ends pastoral visit to PHL 

150119121609Pope Francis makes his farewell wave to the Filipino people before entering the Philippine Air Lines (PAL) plane that flew him back to Rome on Monday (Jan. 19, 2015) from Villamor Air Base in Pasay City after his five-day pastoral visit to the Philippines. (PNA photo by Oliver F. Marquez)
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Pope Francis’ entourage off to Villamor Air Base

January 18, 2015 by · Comments Off on Pope Francis’ entourage off to Villamor Air Base 

150117115305Well-wishers along Quirino Ave. in Manila wave their hands as the car bearing visiting Pope Francis leaves the Apostolic Nunciature on Taft Ave. on the way to Villamor Air Base in Pasay City for the pontiff’s flight to Tacloban City in Leyte on Saturday (Jan. 17, 2015). (PNA photo by Joey O. Razon)
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Filipinos in awe as they warmly cheer Pope Francis in Manila

January 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Filipinos in awe as they warmly cheer Pope Francis in Manila 

By Michaela del Callar

MANILA, Jan. 15 (PNA) — Many Filipinos who warmly welcomed Pope Francis were in awe as the popular pontiff’s motorcade rolled along the 11-kilometer stretch from the airport to the Apostolic Nunciature in Manila, his official residence during his five-day state and apostolic visit in the country.

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President Aquino personally inspects the security preparations in Villamor Air Base

January 15, 2015 by · Comments Off on President Aquino personally inspects the security preparations in Villamor Air Base 

150114134515President Benigno S. Aquino III personally inspects the security preparations in Villamor Air Base, the Apostolic Nunciature and the Light Rail Transit (LRT) 1 Quirino Station during the dry run of the Papal convoy on Tuesday night (January 13, 2015) for the upcoming pastoral visit of Pope Francis to the Philippines. With the President is Interior and Local Government Secretary Manuel Roxas II. (Photo by Gil Nartea/MalacaƱang Photo Bureau/PNA)
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