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Pope Francis in Asia

Updated 1250 GMT (2050 HKT) January 19, 2015
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Pope Francis waves to the crowd during a departure ceremony at Villamor Air Base in Manila, Philippines, on Monday, January 19. Francis concluded a weeklong trip to Asia which included visits to Sri Lanka and the Philippines. NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images
Pope Francis celebrates his final Mass during his Philippine visit at Rizal Park in Manila on Sunday, January 18. Lam Yik Fei/Getty Images
Millions brave the falling rain as they fill Rizal Park and the surrounding area in Manila on January 18 to hear Pope Francis celebrate Mass. Wally Santana/AP
Pope Francis kisses a child on January 18 in Manila. TED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty Images
Pope Francis waves to the faithful as he arrives at Rizal Park in Manila on January 18. Wally Santana/AP
The Pope prays in front of a cross during his visit to the University of Santo Tomas in Manila on January 18. GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images
Pope Francis hugs 12-year-old Glyzelle Palomar, a rescued street child, during his meeting with youths at Santo Tomas University on January 18. Alessandra Tarantino/AP
Pope Francis, wearing a plastic poncho, waves to well-wishers after Mass in Tacloban, Philippines, on Saturday, January 17. The Mass was shortened because of an approaching typhoon bearing 75-mph winds and heavy rain. JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images
Pope Francis celebrates Mass in Tacloban on January 17.
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A large crowd of the faithful listens as the pontiff delivers his homily during a Mass in Tacloban, Philippines, on Saturday, January 17. Alessandra Tarantino/AP
Crowds watch a live broadcast of Pope Francis during Mass on Friday, January 16, in Manila, Philippines. Aaron Favila/AP
Francis officiates a Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Manila on January 16. Aaron Favila/Ap
The Pope celebrates Mass in Manila on January 16. Osservatore Romano/AP
Pope Francis arrives January 16 at the Mall of Asia Arena in Manila. Alessandra Tarantino/AP
Boys dressed as the Swiss Guard rest January 16 as they wait for Pope Francis' arrival at the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Manila. Wally Santana/AP
Pope Francis greets the faithful upon arriving in Manila on Thursday, January 15. Lam Yik Fei/Getty Images
Pope Francis, center, is greeted by Philippine Cardinal Luis Tagle during a welcome ceremony shortly after arriving at a military air base in Manila, on January 15. TED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty Images
The faithful react while watching a screen showing the arrival of Pope Francis in Manila, on January 15. Giant billboards with an official red and blue "Pope logo" adorn many of Manila's buildings, while curbside vendors sell images of his smiling face on everything from stamps and towels to fans and key chains. Wally Santana/AP
Well-wishers use their cell phones to try to capture the arrival of Pope Francis in Manila. In the Philippines, 80% of the population is Catholic. Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images
Francis joins Sri Lankan naval officers and Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith, front left, at the Benedict XVI Cultural Institute in Bolawalana, Sri Lanka, on January 15. Eranga Jayawardena/AP
The Pope leads a canonization Mass in Colombo, Sri Lanka, for 17th-century missionary Joseph Vaz on Wednesday, January 14. MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP/Getty Images
Pope Francis stands during Mass in Colombo on January 14. Saurabh Das/AP
The Pope arrives in Colombo for the canonization ceremony. Saurabh Das/AP
Jesus Christ is seen on the cell phone case of a woman waiting for the pope's arrival in Colombo. Alessandra Tarantino/AP
A large crowd gathers for the canonization Mass in Colombo. Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images
Pope Francis frees a dove in Madhu, Sri Lanka, on January 14. The pontiff preached reconciliation for the war-divided nation. Alessandra Tarantino/pool/ap
Sri Lankan Catholics attend a ceremony with Pope Francis in Madhu on January 14. ALESSANDRA TARANTINO/AFP/Getty Images
Hindu priest Kurakkal Somasundaram presents a shawl to Pope Francis during a meeting in Colombo on Tuesday, January 13. Eranga Jayawardena/AP
Pope Francis waves to people on the outskirts of Colombo on January 13. Eranga Jayawardena/AP
A Sri Lankan woman holds a flag bearing a portrait of Pope Francis. Ishara S. Kodikara/AFP/Getty Images
The Pope waves as he passes a row of decorated elephants in Colombo on January 13. Saurabh Das/AP
Wind blows Pope Francis' clothes as he delivers a speech at Bandaranaike International Airport near Colombo on January 13. Alessandra Tarantino/AP
Children wait to greet Pope Francis at the airport. Saurabh Das/AP
Pope Francis is welcomed in a ceremony at the airport. Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images