Pope Francis Greeted by Huge Crowds on Philippine Tours
Pope Francis leads a mass during a heavy downpour at the airport in Tacloban City, Leyte province, Philippines. An emotional Pope Francis, wearing a plastic poncho over his vestments to protect him from the wind and rain on Saturday, comforted survivors of Typhoon Haiyan, the Philippines' worst natural disaster that killed about 6,300 people 14 months ago.
Pilgrims react before a mass led by Pope Francis at Tacloban's airport on Jan. 17.
Pope Francis waves to the crowd after a mass in Tacloban on Jan. 15. Pope Francis will spend an emotional day in the Philippines with survivors of a catastrophic super typhoon that claimed thousands of lives, highlighting his concern over climate change.
Pope Francis caresses the face of a young child at Manila's international airport. Pope Francis returned safely to Manila after cutting short his trip to the eastern Philippines due to a tropical storm.
Pope Francis blesses a devotee during a meeting with Filipino families at Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, Jan. 16.
Filipino Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle shows Pope Francis how to give the popular hand sign for "I love you" at the Mall of Asia arena in Manila, Philippines on Jan. 16.
Pope Francis made the unscheduled stop at the Blessed Charles de Foucauld shelter in the capital Manila, just round the corner from the cathedral where he held mass on Jan. 16.
A Filipino nun lines up as they enter the Cathedral-Basilica of the Immaculate Conception to attend the mass of Pope Francis in Manila, Jan. 16.
Filipino priests use their smart phones to take pictures of Pope Francis on a monitor during a mass for clergy and religious at the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Manila on Jan. 16.
Schoolchildren dressed as Swiss Guards rest as they wait for the arrival of Pope Francis outside the Manila Cathedral in Manila, Jan. 16.
A baby sleeps as other family members watch live coverage of Pope Francis' visit to Manila, in the coastal part of Tacloban, which was destroyed by Typhoon Haiyan, Jan. 16. Pope Francis called on the Philippine government on Friday to tackle corruption and hear the cries of the poor suffering from "scandalous social inequalities" in Asia's most Catholic country.
Thousands of the faithful push to see Pope Francis as he arrives at the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Manila, on Jan. 16.
Pope Francis riding on a 'popemobile' waves to the Filipino faithful in Manila, Philippines, on Jan. 15. Pope Francis' visit to the country on January 15-19 would be the fourth papal visit since 1970.
Pope Francis arrives in the Philippines after being greeted by Philippine President Benigno Aquino in Manila on Jan. 15.