Waiting for Pope Francis

17photototo55Aside from the ubiquitous yellow plastic raincoats, residents and pilgrims in Tacloban also used banana leaves to protect them from the rain while  waiting for Pope Francis to pass by Real Street in Tacloban City on his way to Palo, Leyte on Saturday, January 17. The Pope spent four hours in Leyte and had to leave four hours ahead of schedule (1 p.m. instead of 5 p.m.) due to Typhoon Amang. MindaNews photo by TOTO LOZANO