Pope Francis’ Collection of Homilies and Speeches in the Philippines

By on January 19, 2015

Relive Pope Francis’ historic state and apostolic visit to the Philippines.

Here are his Homilies and speeches delivered (and undelivered) during the Papal Visit (January 15-19, 2015).


Pope Francis visited Malacañan Palace this morning for official welcoming ceremonies. The Pontiff and President Aquino delivered statements during a general audience of senior government officials and members of the Diplomatic Corps (Photo by the Malacañang Photo Bureau)

Speech during his joint statement with President Benigno Simeon Aquino III in Malacanang (January 16, 2015)

Also read: President Aquino’s Joint Statement


His Holiness Pope Francis delivers his homily during his first mass in the Philippines at the Manila Cathedral on Friday, January 16, 2015.

Homily at the Manila Cathedral High Mass (January 16, 2015)


Pope Francis prays for a sick infant with an oxygen tube at the Mall of Asia Arena.

Speech at the ‘Meeting with Families’ (Encounter with Families) at the SM Mall of Asia Arena (January 16, 2015)


Despite heavy rains brought about by Tropical Storm 'Amang,' Pope Francis holds holy mass by Tacloban airport, January 17.

Homily at Tacloban Airport Mass (January 17, 2015)


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Undelivered speech meant for Palo Cathedral (January 17, 2015)


Pope Francis sings with the participants of 'Encounter with the Youth' event at the University of Santo Tomas. (Photo courtesy of Radio-Television Malacanang)

Speech at ‘Encounter with the Youth’ at the royal and pontifical University of Santo Tomas Sports Field, Manila (January 18, 2015)


A record-breaking six million attendees came to Luneta for Pope Francis' concluding Holy Mass on Sunday, January 18. (Photo courtesy of Radio-Television Malacanang)

Homily for concluding Holy Mass at the Rizal Park, Manila (January 18, 2015)