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Pope Consoles Victims of Super-Typhoon Haiyan

Pope Francis travelled to the far eastern Philippine city of Tacloban Saturday to comfort survivors of super-typhoon Haiyan, which devastated the region in November of 2013, leaving 7,350 people dead or missing. The pope, wearing a thin rain poncho, told a crowd of about 150,000 similarly-clad people standing in heavy rain and high winds that when he watched news coverage of the typhoon from Rome, he immediately decided to visit the Philippines. The Roman Catholic pontiff acknowledged...

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