Pope Francis makes unscheduled visit to Manila street children

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(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis made an unscheduled stop at a center for street children in Manila Friday shortly after celebrating mass in the Filipino capital. Vatican spokesman Federico Lombardi confirmed that the Pope visited a home for street children run by the ANAK-Tnk charitable foundation. Fr. Lombardi said the Pope spent almost a half an hour with some 320 children … Read More

1 dead during Catholic procession in Philippines ahead of Pope Francis visit

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(Fox)  One man has died during an annual Roman Catholic procession in the Philippine capital that has attracted up to a million devotees. The major religious festival in the Philippines is also a prelude to a much larger turnout expected during next week’s visit by Pope Francis. Manila Vice Mayor Francisco Moreno said one volunteer accompanying the statue of the … Read More