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Pope 'reduced to silence' hearing Yolanda survivors' stories

Jan 17, 2015 - 8:50 PM

During lunch in Palo Leyte with 30 survivors of Super Typhoon Yolanda Haiyan the Pope was asked if he wanted to say a few words What can we say? was his reply

Typhoon victims wearing rain coats hear a mass officiated by Pope Francis at the airport in Tacloban City on January 17, 2015. Photo by Dennis Sabangan/EPA

'Exhausted' pope cancels meeting with Sri Lanka bishops

Jan 13, 2015 - 6:36 PM

A source working on security arrangements tells Agence France Presse Pope Francis looked exhausted after journeying to Sri Lanka and to the city

HEAT, FATIGUE? Wind blows Pope Francis' mantle as he delivers his speech at Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake on January 13, 2015. Pope Francis arrived in Sri Lanka on January 13. The pontiff later cancelled a meeting with bishops after taking over an hour to travel into the city. Photo by Ishara S. Kodikara/AFP