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Pope Francis, the fourth pontiff to visit the Philippines, is travelling from Sri Lanka, where he called for unity in the conflict-hit nation and canonised its first saint.
The Pope is set to arrive on January 15 at about 5 pm at the Villamor Air Base in Manila from his visit to Sri Lanka and will go on a motorcade going to the Nunciature, where the Pope will be staying in Manila.
Church bells will toll across the nation when he arrives in Manila at about 17:45 local time (09:45 GMT).
The Philippines with Catholic comprising eighty percent of the nation have been preparing for this four-day visit, since it was finalized, August of last year.
See our live updates here: Pope Francis’ First Day in the Philippines