THE DAY IN PHOTOS: December 13, 2019


Posted at Dec 14 2019 01:05 AM | Updated as of Dec 14 2019 12:14 PM

Thailand’s Royal procession

captionThai Royal Household Bureau Handout, AFP

Pope Francis celebrates feast of the Our Lady of Guadalupe

Pope Francis blesses a copy of Mexico's "Our Lady of Guadalupe and Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin", as he celebrates a mass for Our Lady of Guadalupe on Thursday at St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican. The feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe is celebrated annually on December 12 to commemorate the apparition to Juan Diego in Tepeyac Hill in Guadalupe, Mexico. Alberto Pizzoli, AFP

Waves of plastic

Trash follow waves at sea in Durban, South Africa on Thursday in this still image taken from video obtained from social media account of Litterboom Project. The project aims to address marine plastic pollution by reducing waste ending up in river systems. Litterboom Project via Reuters

2 killed, several wounded in Borongan ambush

Passersby assist passengers of a tricycle who were hurt after an attack allegedly carried out by communist rebels on a police vehicle in Barangay Libuton, Borongan City, Eastern Samar on Friday. Two police officers were killed and 14 were wounded in the incident, authorities said. Alren Beronio, ABS-CBN News

The next Didal?

Young boys practice skateboarding in UP Diliman, Quezon City on Friday, the last day of school for the year for most students. Skateboarding has gained renewed interest among Filipinos, thanks in no small part to skateboarding star Margielyn Didal’s accomplishments, including her gold medals in the recently concluded 30th SEA Games. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Amid the Christmas rush

Visitors browse the aisles of an apparel sale in Quezon City on a payday Friday. Some people are still in the midst of the Christmas rush as they race to buy gifts for friends and loved one as Christmas day approaches.Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News