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Even veteran Vatican reporters blown away by Filipino crowds

Jan 19, 2015 - 8:19 PM

Journalists who have covered pope in the last 20 years or so call the turnout at papal events in the Philippines incredible

GRATITUDE. Policemen secure the road as waiting Filipinos wave flags to bid farewell to Pope Francis on his departure on January 19, 2015. Photo by Francis Malasig/EPA

Palace thanks Filipinos for cooperation during papal visit

Jan 19, 2015 - 1:26 PM

Malacañang thanks the public government and security officials media and church leaders for coming together to ensure the safety of Pope Francis

Special gift: What the Pope gave President Aquino

Jan 18, 2015 - 7:49 PM

Pope Francis gifts President Benigno Aquino III an old atlas of the world of which there are only 50 copies ever made

SPECIAL GIFT. Pope Francis gifts President Aquino with an old atlas of the world as Europeans saw it. Holy See Press Office.

Pope Francis back at Nuncio before Luneta mass

Jan 18, 2015 - 11:52 AM

UPDATED The Pope wears the same raincoat he used in Leyte on his way to the Apostolic Nunciature before leading an open air mass at the Quirino Grandstand with an expected 6 million people

GREETING CROWDS. Pope Francis returns to the Apostolic Nunciature after UST mass, before leading public mass in Quirino. File photo

‘Maybe God wanted the Pope to get a glimpse of Yolanda’

Jan 17, 2015 - 1:08 PM

Malacañang thanks Tacloban for their cooperation and the orderliness during the Mass of Pope Francis – despite the rains

Devotees pray during a mass, held by Pope Francis (not seen) in Tacloban on January 17, 2015. Photo by Johannes Eiselle/AFP

Palace warns ‘epals’ to stay away during papal visit

Jan 13, 2015 - 4:29 PM

The Pope s visit is not the right time to take the center stage Malacañang tells public officials

REACHING OUT. The Vatican describes Asia as a 'great frontier' that Pope Francis wants to reach. File photo by Andreas Solaro/AFP

Aquino to attend Pope's Luneta mass

Jan 13, 2015 - 3:29 PM

Palace officials dismiss suggestions that the presence of President Benigno Aquino III at the papal mass may become an additional burden to authorities in charge of securing the event

ENGLISH IN PHILIPPINES. Pope Francis celebrates the Mass for the Solemnity of Mary, the Mother of God, also the 48th World Day of Peace, at the St Peters Basilica in the Vatican on January 1, 2015. Photo by Ettore Ferrari/EPA