Pope Francis in the Philippines: Storms of love



Pope Francis embraces three children during his visit to the University of Santo Tomas in Manila on January 18, 2015.  Pope Francis will celebrate mass with millions in the Philippine capital on January 18 in what could be the world's biggest papal gathering, capping off a dramatic trip in the Catholic Church's Asian heartland.  (AFP)


Pope Francis (2nd L) arrives for his visit to the University of Santo Tomas in Manila on January 18, 2015. Pope Francis will celebrate mass with millions in the Philippine capital on January 18 in what could be the world's biggest papal gathering, capping off a dramatic trip in the Catholic Church's Asian heartland.  (AFP)



Pope Francis (R) prays in front of a cross during his visit to the University of Santo Tomas in Manila on January 18, 2015. Pope Francis will celebrate mass with millions in the Philippine capital on January 18 in what could be the world's biggest papal gathering, capping off a dramatic trip in the Catholic Church's Asian heartland.  (AFP)



Catholic nuns protect themselves from the rain as they gather to wait in a park for a mass to be celebrated by Pope Francis in Manila on January 18, 2015. Pope Francis will celebrate mass with millions in the Philippine capital on January 18 in what could be the world's biggest papal gathering, capping off a dramatic trip in the Catholic Church's Asian heartland.  (AFP)



Young Filipino women pray during the visit of Pope Francis to meet the youth at the University of Santo Tomas in Manila, Philippines on Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015. Francis drew a huge crowd earlier Sunday when he addressed young people at Manila's Catholic university, coming close to tears himself when he heard two young children speak of their lives growing up poor and on the streets. (AP)


Pope Francis passes past a portrait of himself as he arrives to meet youths in Santo Tomas University in Manila, Philippines, Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015. Francis is in the Philippines on Sunday, the final full day of a weeklong trip that also took him to Sri Lanka.  (AP)


Pope Francis blesses pilgrims during a meeting with youths at the University of Santo Tomas (UST) in Manila January 18, 2015. An emotional Pope Francis, moved by the tears of an abandoned child, said on Sunday the world needed to "learn how to cry" over the plight of the millions of poor, hungry, homeless and abused children.  (REUTERS)


Pope Francis hugs children during a meeting with the youth at the University of Santo Tomas in Manila January 18, 2015. An emotional Pope Francis, moved by the tears of an abandoned child, said on Sunday the world needed to "learn how to cry" over the plight of the millions of poor, hungry, homeless and abused children. (REUTERS)

 

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