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Bye, Pope Francis! See you in the peripheries

Jan 19, 2015 - 3:13 PM

UPDATED Moving moments of his visit to the Philippines according Pope Francis What other moments touched or made you reflect? Tell us about your experience

Pope Francis visits families of typhoon Yolanda victims in one of the areas in Tacloban City Saturday, January 17, 2015. (Photo by Benhur Arcayan/Malacanang Photo Bureau)

‘Pope Francis gave hope, light to PH’

Jan 19, 2015 - 1:32 PM

‘When he visited it s as if the sun rose amid darkness It is him that brought the light ’ says Dexter Medallon a person with disability whose faith has been strengthened by the papal visit

YOUTH IDOL. Pope Francis is greeted by the youth at the Pontifical and Royal University of Santo Tomas in Manila on January 18, 2015. Photo by Ettore Ferrari/EPA

'Trashed' Luneta mars Pope Francis Mass

Jan 19, 2015 - 1:13 PM

Plastic water bottles food containers and even missalettes are found strewn around Rizal Park after Pope Francis Mass

DISCARDED. Wet missalettes lie on the floor in Rizal Park

What I don’t understand about Pope Francis

Jan 19, 2015 - 9:57 AM

I cannot quite comprehend why people would wait for hours under the scorching heat or rain to see the Pope But to borrow a quote from Pope Francis Who am I to judge?

PAPAL CHARM. Pope Francis aboard his popemobile greets devotees following a mass at the Quirino grandstand in Manila on January 18, 2015. Photo by Dennis Sabangan/EPA

Tagle to Pope Francis: 'We want to go with you'

Jan 18, 2015 - 7:28 PM

We will go to those worlds with you to bring the light of Christ Tagle tells the Pope

YOU ARE LOVED. Pope Francis aboard his popemobile Greets devotees following a Mass at the Luneta on January 18, 2015. Photo by Dennis Sabangan/EPA

Kris Aquino, PNoy, family attend Pope Francis Luneta Mass

Jan 18, 2015 - 5:23 PM

Kris joins her sister Pinky and brother President Aquino at the grand Mass at Luneta

President Benigno Aquino III, together with his family attends the mass celebrated by Pope Francis at the Quirino Grandstand in Luneta on January 18, 2015. Photo by Lauro Montellano Jr./Malacañang Photo Bureau

25,000 cops deployed for Luneta Pope Francis Mass

Jan 18, 2015 - 1:48 PM

The number of police officers deployed could even increase once those deployed in the University of Sto Tomas move over to the Quirino Grandstand area

QUIRINO GRANDSTAND. Millions gather at the Luneta to attend the closing Mass of Pope Francis. Rappler screengrab

Labor of love: The altar for the Luneta mass

Jan 18, 2015 - 2:36 AM

Rappler speaks with architect and designer Fr Alex Bautista on the eve the Luneta Mass

'Amang' threatens Pope's Luneta Mass

Jan 17, 2015 - 7:26 PM

PAGASA raises storm signal number 1 over Metro Manila the evening before Pope Francis Mass at the Quirino Grandstand Six million people are expected to flock to the area to hear him

STORMY VISIT. Despite a storm during his visit to Tacloban City, nothing could cloud Pope Francis' smile to the thousands gathered to see him

Bring your own raincoats, come early for Luneta Mass

Jan 17, 2015 - 5:22 PM

The sole entry point for the public along Orosa Street will open at 6 am and close by 1:30 pm Some 700 000 attendees will pass through this gate

Metro Manila cheat sheet: Routes, rules for Pope Francis visit

Jan 13, 2015 - 12:30 PM

Your guide to the Pope s route schedule and the corresponding road closures during Pope Francis visit to the Philippines

Security officers cling on a special 'Jeepney', a popular and uniquely Filipino mode of mass transport, in which Pope Francis is expected to ride, as it drives on a street in Manila, Philippines, 12 January 2015. Photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler