Pope Francis waves to the crowd during a departure ceremony at Villamor Air Base in Manila, Philippines, on Monday, January 19. Francis concluded a weeklong trip to Asia which included visits to Sri Lanka and the Philippines.
Pope Francis celebrates his final Mass during his Philippine visit at Rizal Park in Manila on Sunday, January 18.
Millions brave the falling rain as they fill Rizal Park and the surrounding area in Manila on January 18 to hear Pope Francis celebrate Mass.
Pope Francis kisses a child on January 18 in Manila.
Pope Francis waves to the faithful as he arrives at Rizal Park in Manila on January 18.
The Pope prays in front of a cross during his visit to the University of Santo Tomas in Manila on January 18.
Pope Francis hugs 12-year-old Glyzelle Palomar, a rescued street child, during his meeting with youths at Santo Tomas University on January 18.
Pope Francis, wearing a plastic poncho, waves to well-wishers after Mass in Tacloban, Philippines, on Saturday, January 17. The Mass was shortened because of an approaching typhoon bearing 75-mph winds and heavy rain.
Pope Francis celebrates Mass in Tacloban on January 17.
A large crowd of the faithful listens as the pontiff delivers his homily during a Mass in Tacloban, Philippines, on Saturday, January 17.
Crowds watch a live broadcast of Pope Francis during Mass on Friday, January 16, in Manila, Philippines.
Francis officiates a Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Manila on January 16.
The Pope celebrates Mass in Manila on January 16.
Pope Francis arrives January 16 at the Mall of Asia Arena in Manila.
Boys dressed as the Swiss Guard rest January 16 as they wait for Pope Francis' arrival at the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Manila.
Pope Francis greets the faithful upon arriving in Manila on Thursday, January 15.
Pope Francis, center, is greeted by Philippine Cardinal Luis Tagle during a welcome ceremony shortly after arriving at a military air base in Manila, on January 15.
The faithful react while watching a screen showing the arrival of Pope Francis in Manila, on January 15. Giant billboards with an official red and blue "Pope logo" adorn many of Manila's buildings, while curbside vendors sell images of his smiling face on everything from stamps and towels to fans and key chains.
Francis joins Sri Lankan naval officers and Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith, front left, at the Benedict XVI Cultural Institute in Bolawalana, Sri Lanka, on January 15.
The Pope leads a canonization Mass in Colombo, Sri Lanka, for 17th-century missionary Joseph Vaz on Wednesday, January 14.
Pope Francis stands during Mass in Colombo on January 14.
The Pope arrives in Colombo for the canonization ceremony.
Jesus Christ is seen on the cell phone case of a woman waiting for the pope's arrival in Colombo.
A large crowd gathers for the canonization Mass in Colombo.
Pope Francis frees a dove in Madhu, Sri Lanka, on January 14. The pontiff preached reconciliation for the war-divided nation.
Sri Lankan Catholics attend a ceremony with Pope Francis in Madhu on January 14.
Hindu priest Kurakkal Somasundaram presents a shawl to Pope Francis during a meeting in Colombo on Tuesday, January 13.
Pope Francis waves to people on the outskirts of Colombo on January 13.
A Sri Lankan woman holds a flag bearing a portrait of Pope Francis.
The Pope waves as he passes a row of decorated elephants in Colombo on January 13.
Wind blows Pope Francis' clothes as he delivers a speech at Bandaranaike International Airport near Colombo on January 13.
Children wait to greet Pope Francis at the airport.
Pope Francis is welcomed in a ceremony at the airport.