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THE DAY IN PHOTOS: March 25, 2019

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Mar 26 2019 12:40 AM

Feast of the Annunciation

Pope Francis visits The Shrine of Our Lady of Loreto on the feast of the Annunciation, in Loreto, Italy on Monday. The Feast of the Annunciation commemorates the visit of the archangel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary and informed her she would be the mother of Jesus Christ. Vatican Media/­Handout via Reuters

'Lightning protest'

Members of the Philippine communist movement hold a "lightning protest" in Manila on Monday, a few days before the founding anniversary of the New People’s Army. The group called for the resumption of peace talks with the government after President Rodrigo Duterte announced the “permanent termination of our talks between the Government panel and the Communist Party of the Philippines.” Noel Celis, AFP

Ikkis ti Candon

A Candon, Ilocos Sur resident in a colorful costume dances on the city’s main street during the Tobacco Festival on Monday. Aside from commemorating the city as the country’s biggest producer of Virginia tobacco, the festival also celebrates the “Ikkis ti Candon” roughly translated as the Cry of Candon which was one of the first revolutions in the Ilocos region during the Spanish era. Jong Gasmeña, ABS-CBN News

Diploma rush

An offset printing shop worker in Recto Avenue, Manila begins the process of making diploma holders on Monday as a finished batch waits to be packaged and delivered in time for a school’s commencement exercises. Many shops catering to graduation needs are experiencing brisk sales with many schools and students acquiring their services this graduation season. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Stranded cruise ship passengers and crew all safe

A rescued passenger from the cruise ship Viking Sky is assisted by a rescue team upon arrival in Hustadvika, Norway on Saturday after engine failure stalled the ship in rough seas during a stormy weather. A total of 479 people out of the more than 1,300 on board were airlifted to safety. All 163 Filipino crew members are safe after the ship was towed to port. Odd Roar Lange, NTB Scanpix/Reuters

This is how Widodo does it

Indonesian president Joko Widodo takes pictures with his supporters during his first campaign rally at a stadium in Serang, Banten province, Indonesia on Sunday. Widodo is seeking reelection for the first time since being elected in 2014. Indonesia goes to the polls on April 17 of this year. Willy Kurniawan, Reuters