Pope Francis' Filipino host mirrors the star pontiff's humility and popularity

January 14, 2015 7:00 AM

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Pope Francis' Filipino host mirrors the star pontiff's humility and popularity

FILE - In this July 29, 2014 file photo, Manila Archbishop Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle prepares for a simultaneous announcement with the Vatican on the five-day Apostolic visit of Pope Francis to the Philippines in mid-January in 2015, in Manila, Philippines. Pope Francis will be welcomed in the Catholic heartland on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, by the Filipino cardinal who might one day succeed him: a boyish-looking priest who rode the bus as a bishop and has impressed many with a humble life, intellect and compassion for the poor. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, File) (The Associated Press)

In this Jan. 10, 2015 photo, Manila Archbishop Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, center, poses for a selfie with students following a forum on Pope Francis' visit in Manila, Philippines. Pope Francis will be welcomed in the Catholic heartland on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, by the Filipino cardinal who might...

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