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Jubilant Philippines Greets Pope Francis

Pope Francis is in the Philippines for a five-day visit keenly awaited by the nation's 80 million Roman Catholics. A huge crowd was on hand to welcome the pope, who was greeted by Philippine President Benigno Aquino as he got off the plane. The highlight will be a huge open air Mass on Sunday in the capital, Manila, where some six million people are expected to turn out. He will also visit Tacloban to meet survivors of a devastating typhoon in November 2013. The pontiff’s...

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