A Look at the Typhoon Disaster in the Philippines

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  • Woman Holds Her Child Close
  • How to Help
  • Number of dead continues to rise in the Philippines
  • Pope Urges Typhoon Victims to Be Strong
  • U.S. Appoints New Ambassador
  • At Least Two Million Affected
  • About the Philippines
  • Rainfall Hit Friday
  • Vietnam Escapes Worst of Storm
  • Storm Reaches 170 MPH
  • Blocked Roads Delay Disaster Relief Efforts
  • An Unimaginable Recovery Effort
  • Philippines President Considers Emergency State
  • Goods in High Need
  • Desperate Call for Help
  • Survivor Stands Outside Home
  • Military Rescue
  • Residents Scattered

Pope Urges Typhoon Victims to Be Strong

Pope Francis, known as the “People’s Pope,” has reached out to the people of the Philippines offering words of hope to a country still recovering from one of the most devastating typhoons on record. 

The Pope met with Filipinos yesterday at St. Peter’s Basilica, Rome, where Luis Tagle presided over a religious ceremony. (Photo: Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

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