MANILA, Philippines – The official logo for Pope Francis’ 2015 visit to the Philippines in 2015 has been unveiled. The Philippines is the second country to e visited by Pope Francis in 2015.
Pope Francis will first head for Sri Lanka on January 12-15. The Pope will be arriving in the Philippines on January 15-19 for his Apostolic Visit.
Today the organizers of the 2015 Papal Visit unveiled the official logo, entitled “Pope Francis Papal Visit 2015 Philippines: Mercy and Compassion”.
The logo uses the white, yellow, red, and blue colors taken from the Philippine flag. At the center is a white cross, enclosed by a yellow circle. The yellow circle represents the Philippines, the Pearl of the Orient. It is surrounded by red and blue arms to represent mercy and compassion.
Photo: AP/Riccardo De Luca