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Pope mania sweeps Asia's bastion of Catholic faith ahead of Pope Francis' visit - SomTribune
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Well before Pope Francis’ plane touches down in this Asian bastion of the Roman Catholic faith, Filipinos have been snapping their selfies beside his life-sized cutout image in churches and malls. His face beams from welcome posters, shirts, cookies, coins, stamps, coffee mugs and all imaginable mementoes. There’s even “Pope Francis, …
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