Pope Francis in Tacloban - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Pope Francis in Tacloban


What a Jesuit volunteer learned from Pope Francis

Jan 21, 2015 - 9:37 PM

It was in the loss of words of our Santo Padre that I realized that faith is not measured at all It can only prevail

Pope Francis in raincoat holds a mass in Tacloban on January 17, 2015. Photo by Johannes Eiselle/AFP

'Pope in a Raincoat' defines this papal visit

Jan 18, 2015 - 1:38 PM

The Pope in a Raincoat defines Francis trip to the Philippines – a pope coming to join his people in suffering

POPE IN A RAINCOAT. Pope Francis visits families of typhoon Yolanda victims in one of the areas in Palo, Leyte Saturday, January 17, 2015. Photo by Benhur Arcayan/Malacanang Photo Bureau

Pope in Leyte, typhoon Amang, selfie with Francis | The wRap

Jan 17, 2015 - 7:44 PM

Pope Francis flies to Leyte…but the storm cuts his trip short And he poses for his first selfie in Manila

Imelda Marcos at papal Mass: I love the poor

Jan 17, 2015 - 4:07 PM

The message of the Holy Father is about the poor and I love the poor Imelda Marcos told reporters as she attended Pope Francis Mass in Tacloban

ALL SMILES. Former first lady Imelda Marcos is seen at the Patio Victoria Restaurant in Tacloban City a day before Pope Francis' visit. Photo by Rappler

Yolanda aid worker dies after Tacloban airport scaffolding collapses

Jan 17, 2015 - 1:58 PM

4th UPDATE Kristel Mae Padasas 27 worked with the Catholic Relief Service during Yolanda In UST Pope Francis calls for a moment of silence to pray for Padasas

Typhoon Yolanda victims shield themselves from the rain during a mass officiated by Pope Francis at the DZR airport in Tacloban City on January 17, 2015. Photo by Dennis Sabangan/EPA

Storm Amang dampens Pope trip to Leyte

Jan 17, 2015 - 7:40 AM

Because of Tropical Storm Amang Mekkhala the Pope is arriving around an hour earlier in Leyte

'WELCOME, POPE.' Winds brought by Tropical Storm Amang (Mekkhala) destroy a Pope Francis streamer outside the Archbishop's Residence in Palo, Leyte.

Tacloban population to ‘double’ during Pope visit

Jan 09, 2015 - 3:56 PM

Classes in the Leyte capital are suspended from January 14 to 16 while work in government classes are suspended from January 15 to 16

READY. Both the Philippine and Vatican flags are raised at the Tacloban airport open grounds in the days leading up to Pope Francis’ visit to the Typhoon Yolanda-hit province. Photo by Renz Bulseco