Manila: After waiting overnight in the street for papal Mass, Jennifer Roman says "It's worth the wait. It's like a fiesta!"
Addressing a record-setting millions of Filipinos under pouring rain in his last public appearance during his four-day trip to the country, Pope Francis called on them to be "outstanding missionaries of the faith" to Asia.
Speaking Sunday during a homily at an open-air Mass in Manila's Rizal Park, Francis also asked them to protect the family against what he called "insidious attacks."
Philippines: Responding to a 12-year-old who asked why God lets children suffer, Francis says: "Certain realties in life we only see through eyes that are cleansed through our tears."
Philippines: One organization is helping communities work together on the issues of climate and housing rights.
The bishops said the church had been on the forefront of promoting an investigation into these vaccines.
The bishops urged political leaders to find “creative” ways to build peace in the Middle East and “to build bridges, not walls.”
"We are human beings, we feel weak, we feel traumatized. The feeling for revenge -- it's real. It takes time."
Analysis: When you consider the list of the 17 people who died in Paris, you realize it reflects French diversity. But that appears to be the point.
Franciscan Br. Octavio Duran captured many of the iconic images of Archbishop Oscar Romero during the final two years of the Salvadoran archbishop's life.
Pope Francis also addressed climate change, interreligious dialogue, and his safety aboard the papal plane to Manila, the Philippines.