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THE DAY IN PHOTOS: September 18, 2019

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Sep 19 2019 01:09 AM

1 million documents: Keeping watch on prisoners' carpeta

Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) personnel keep a tight watch round-the-clock on more than one million documents of 46,000 plus convicts released since 2010. These documents will be used as part of the ongoing probe of the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee on the Good Conduct Time Allowance on September 19. Joseph Vidal, Senate PRIB

Good food, better world

A child takes her nutritious meal at the Better World Tondo in Manila on Wednesday. The facility, which was built by San Miguel Corporation on an old warehouse, houses a food bank and feeding center for children in the area. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Father's Joy

A man kisses his daughter as she arrives home from school in Vitas, Tondo in Manila on Wednesday. A 2017 World bank report showed that 10.18 million Filipino children benefitted from the government's conditional cash transfer or Pantawid Pamilya Pilipino Program (4Ps), which supports families in impoverished areas to help children stay in school and get access to regular health check-ups. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Photographing the Pope

Catholic faithfuls take photos of Pope Francis as he arrives for his weekly general audience in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican on Wednesday. The pope has removed the statute of limitations for a case against Rev. Gabrielle Martinelli for supposedly sexually abusing younger seminarians who lived inside the Vatican and was covered up for years until being exposed by Italian journalists in 2017. Andrew Medichini, AP

Honoring the late former senator Rene Espina

The remains of former Sen. Rene Espina is carried out of the Senate building in Manila after being honored with a necrological service on Wednesday. Espina served as senator from 1970 to 1973. He passed away on Friday at 89 years old. Senate PRIB

Throwback

Mall-goers pass by a hand-painted movie poster as a tribute to old movie billboards at SM North EDSA on Wednesday. The movie posters are part of this year’s Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino celebration that coincides with 100 years of Philippine cinema. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

St. John Paul II blood relic in Baguio

Devotees touch the blood relic and photo of St. John Paul II displayed in the Baguio Cathedral on Wednesday during a pilgrim tour of the relic and the National Youth Cross. The nationwide tour is one of the highlights for this year’s observance of the Year of the Youth that is part of the preparations for the celebration of 500 years of Christianity in the Philippines in 2021. Jong Gasmeña, ABS-CBN News