POPE WATCH: Activists ask Pope Francis to champion poor

January 15, 2015 9:53 AM

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Social activists in Manila held ecumenical prayers for the poor, urging Francis to be a champion of downtrodden Filipinos.

They set up a makeshift altar in front of a statue of working-man national hero Andres Bonifacio. A large banner in the background read: "Welcome Pope Francis! Hear the cry of the poor and oppressed. Stand with us for justice and peace."

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