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Pope with Filipino children

Pope Francis dances with Filipino children during a youth meeting in Manila on the last day of his papal visit

Lombardi on 'great expectations' of Filipinos for papal visit

18/01/2015 17:41

The head of the Holy See press office, Fr Federico Lombardi talks to our correspondent in Manila, Sean-Patrick Lovett, about the highlights of the Pope's visit to the Philippines and about the expectations of the people who turned out in such huge numbers to take part in the papal events

Pope Francis in Manila

Pope Francis hugs a child during his meeting with young people at the Santo Tomas University in Manila

'Vatican Weekend' for January 18, 2015

18/01/2015 16:17

'Vatican Weekend' for January 18, 2015 features 'There's more in the Sunday Gospel than meets the eye' plus special coverage of Pope Francis' meeting with the people of the Philippines on the last day of his pastoral visit to Asia

Tens of thousands of people gather in Manila's Luneta Park for Sunday's Mass celebrated by Pope Francis

Tens of thousands of people gather in Manila's Luneta Park for Sunday's Mass celebrated by Pope Francis

Pope at Mass in Manila : We are called to be God’s children

18/01/2015 13:06

Pope Francis celebrated Mass Sunday in Manila’s Luneta Park for enthusiastic crowds who had braved inclement weather to turn out to see their beloved Pope.  The head of Vatican Radio’s English Service, Seàn-Patrick Lovett, is traveling with the Pope and sent this report

Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila thanks Pope Francis for his visit to the Philippines

Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila thanks Pope Francis for his visit to the Philippines

Cardinal Tagle thanks Pope for visit to Philippines

18/01/2015 09:58

Filipino Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, the Archbishop of Manila, thanked Pope Francis for his visit to the Philippines on Sunday, saying his fellow Filipinos would be praying for the Pope and would follow him “to the peripheries” as missionaries of Christ’s light. 

Pope Francis celebrates Mass  at Rizal Park  in Manila, Philippines

Pope Francis celebrates Mass at Rizal Park in Manila, Philippines

Pope to Filipinos at Manila Mass: Be missionaries of faith in Asia

18/01/2015 09:00

Pope Francis on Sunday called on Filipinos to be “outstanding missionaries of the faith in Asia” during a mass attended by millions in Manila’s Rizal Park.He called them to reject lies, ephemeral pleasures and superficial pastimes and to remain children of God

Kristel Padasas, a 27-year old volunteer, died at Saturday’s Mass in Tacloban.

Kristel Padasas, a 27-year old volunteer, died at Saturday’s Mass in Tacloban. Padasas was mortally injured when scaffolding by the stage where the Mass took place collapsed during the wind caused by Tropical Storm Anang, which was approaching the area.

Pope Francis meets father of woman who died in accident at Mass

18/01/2015 08:05

Pope Francis on Sunday met with the father of Kristel Padasas, the 27-year old volunteer who died at Saturday’s Mass in Tacloban.

 

Pope touches crucifix during a meeting with youth in Manila

Pope touches crucifix during a meeting with youth in Manila

Pope tells youth in Manila: be surprised by God's love

18/01/2015 07:43

Pope Francis on Sunday was greeted by thousands of young people at the university of Santo Tomas in Manila where took questions from a number of students gathered.