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Why Pope left: Signal no. 2 in Leyte

MANILA - Winds and rains brought by Tropical Storm Amang forced Pope Francis to cut short his trip to Leyte province on Saturday as the weather disturbance drew nearer to the province.  

We are not alone: Pope comforts typhoon victims

TACLOBAN - "I would like to tell you something close to my heart." With these words, Pope Francis delivered his message of hope and love to thousands of typhoon victims in Tacloban who lost their homes, loved ones and livelihoods to Typhoon Yolanda, one of the deadliest storms in Philippine history.

Yolanda survivors to Pope: You brought God to us

MANILA - A storm surge may have crushed their homes, but Pope Francis has brought Yolanda survivors in the ‘restful waters of God’s mercy.’

Rain-soaked pope braves storm to comfort typhoon victims

TACLOBAN, Philippines (UPDATE) - Pope Francis, wearing a plastic poncho against gusting winds and driving rain, kept a promise on Saturday to comfort survivors of a devastating 2013 typhoon but a new storm forced him to leave early.

LOOK: Pope's message of hope draws tears

TACLOBAN, Philippines - Pope Francis brought a message of hope to the city of Tacloban on Saturday, bringing comfort to survivors of Typhoon Haiyan, the country's worst natural disaster that killed thousands of people in 2013.

LOOK: Pope wears yellow poncho in rainy Tacloban

TACLOBAN - Not even the threat of a storm failed to deter Pope Francis as he pushed through with a visit to Tacloban and Leyte to bring comfort to survivors of supertyphoon Yolanda.

Pope holds Mass in rainy Tacloban

TACLOBAN CITY, Philippines - Storms greeted Pope Francis when he arrived in the central Philippines city of Tacloban on Saturday to pray for the dead and comfort survivors of Typhoon Haiyan, the country's worst natural disaster that killed 6,300 people barely a year ago.

Sea of yellow in rainy Tacloban

TACLOBAN - Thousands of devotees turned up at the Tacloban Airport Saturday morning to welcome Pope Francis.