Storm cuts short pope's trip to typhoon-hit Philippine city

January 17, 2015 6:40 AM

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TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) — Pope Francis traveled to the far eastern Philippines to comfort survivors of devastating Typhoon Haiyan in 2013, then cut his own trip short because of another approaching storm.

In a windy and rainy morning Mass with a crowd that included Haiyan survivors, he conceded it was hard to find the right words when surrounded by so much pain.

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