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Grieving father asks Pope Francis: Why did God take my only child?

Jan 18, 2015 - 7:38 PM

It is a question not even the Pontiff could answer

Pope Francis meets father of volunteer who died after Leyte Mass

Jan 18, 2015 - 5:10 PM

UPDATED Kristel Padasas’ father is still in shock from the death of his daughter when he talks to Pope Francis

Pope Francis warns vs 'destruction' of family

Jan 18, 2015 - 4:56 PM

Pope Francis: Through sin man has also destroyed the unity and beauty of our human family creating social structures which perpetuate poverty ignorance and corruption

FULL TEXT: Pope Francis' homily, Mass at Luneta

Jan 18, 2015 - 4:02 PM

The full text of Pope Francis homily as delivered during the Holy Mass at the Quirino Grandstand in Luneta Manila Sunday January 18

Pope to Filipinos: Be missionaries of the faith

Jan 18, 2015 - 3:56 PM

UPDATED Being the foremost Catholic country in Asia is both a blessing and a vocation for the Philippines Pope Francis says

FILIPINO FAITHFUL. Hundreds of thousands gather near the Quirino Grandstand to attend the Concluding Mass of Pope Francis on Sunday, January 18. Photo courtesy of PAF-PIO

FULL TEXT: Pope Francis' message, youth encounter, UST

Jan 18, 2015 - 1:40 PM

The full transcript of Pope Francis impromptu speech as delivered during the encounter with the youth at the University of Santo Tomas in Manila on Sunday January 18

Pope Francis mourns death of Yolanda aid worker

Jan 18, 2015 - 12:48 PM

Padasas who worked with the Catholic Relief Service during the Yolanda humanitarian crisis is remembered in a moment of silence

Pope Francis: Reality is superior to ideas

Jan 18, 2015 - 12:40 PM

Speaking extemporaneously to the Filipino street children Pope Francis says The reality you have is superior to the paper I have in front of me

PAPER INFERIOR. Pope Francis says he spoke spontaneously to the Filipino youth because 'reality is superior to ideas.' Rappler photo

FULL TEXT: Pope Francis' undelivered speech, UST youth encounter

Jan 18, 2015 - 12:11 PM

In his prepared speech the Pope calls for concern for the environment This is not only because this country more than many others is likely to be seriously affected by climate change

Pope to youth: Gadgets good but there’s danger

Jan 18, 2015 - 12:01 PM

4th UPDATE Pope Francis challenges them to think well feel well do well

FULL TEXT: Pope Francis' undelivered homily, Holy Mass at Tacloban airport

Jan 17, 2015 - 4:42 PM

[UPDATED WITH VIDEO Here is the full text of Pope Francis prepared homily for the Holy Mass at the Tacloban airport Saturday January 17 which he decided to ditch in favor of an impromptu homily

FULL TEXT: Undelivered speech: Pope thanks Yolanda volunteers

Jan 17, 2015 - 4:09 PM

Here is the full text as prepared for delivery of a speech Pope Francis was supposed to deliver at the Palo Cathedral during his visit there

FULL TEXT: Pope Francis' homily, Holy Mass in Tacloban

Jan 17, 2015 - 10:46 AM

UPDATED WITH VIDEO Pope Francis in Tacloban: I come to tell you that Jesus is Lord and he never lets us down

FULL TEXT: Pope Francis' speech, Meeting with Families

Jan 16, 2015 - 7:32 PM

Below is the full text of the prepared speech of Pope Francis which he delivered during the Meeting with Families at the Mall of Asia Arena

Pope Francis interacts thru a sign language to a Filipino parents with disabilities during a meeting with families at the MOA Arena. Photo by Francis Malasig/EPA

FULL TEXT: Pope Francis' homily at the Manila Cathedral

Jan 16, 2015 - 12:31 PM

Full text of Pope Francis homily during the Mass with bishops priests and religious

FULL TEXT POPE SPEECH: Reject corruption, break injustice

Jan 16, 2015 - 11:14 AM

Upon all of you and upon all the men women and children of this beloved nation I cordially invoke God’s abundant blessings

Pope Francis waves to the waiting crowd along Taft Avenue on his way to the Papal Nuncio. Photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

FULL TEXT: Pope Francis’ arrival speech, Sri Lanka

Jan 13, 2015 - 2:12 PM

All must be prepared to accept one another to respect legitimate diversities and learn to live as one family Pope Francis says

COLORFUL WELCOME. Pope Francis and Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena pass through dancers in Colombo airport, Sri Lanka, 13 January 2015. Photo by Ettore Ferrari/EPA