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Pope Francis Leads Prayer for Philippines after Typhoon

posted on November 11, 2013

NBC News reports on Pope Francis’s Sunday prayer for the victims of the recent typhoon in the Philippines, which may number as many as 10,000. The Philippines has the largest Christian community in Asia and is predominantly Roman Catholic. Francis said, “I wish to express my closeness to the people of the Philippines and of that region. Unfortunately there are many victims and the damage is enormous. We pray now in silence … for our brothers and sisters, and we will seek to also send concrete help.”

Read at NBC News