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In pictures: Cardinal Sin funeral

Filipino soldiers carry the casket of Catholic Cardinal Jaime Sin (28/06/05)

Thousands of mourners gathered in Manila on Tuesday for the funeral of Roman Catholic Cardinal Jaime Sin.

Cardinal Sin's coffin is carried by a horse-drawn carriage (28/06/05)

Cardinal Sin's coffin, draped in the Philippines' flag, was paraded on a horse-drawn carriage and given a 21-gun salute.

President Gloria Arroyo watches as military pallbearers fold the flag from the coffin of Catholic Cardinal Jaime Sin (28/06/05)

Political and military leaders, including President Gloria Arroyo, were among the dignitaries.

Filipino priests walk beside the casket Catholic Cardinal Jaime Sin during his funeral in Manila's Cathedral (28/06/05)

The cardinal, an influential figure in the mostly Catholic Philippines, died last week at the age of 76.

Bishops pass by the coffin of the late Cardinal Jaime Sin during his funeral mass at Manila's Cathedral (28/06/05)

Filipino and foreign bishops filed past the casket as it lay inside the cathedral.

The coffin of Filipino Catholic Cardinal Jaime Sin makes it way to Manila Cathedral (28/06/05)

Cardinal Sin, although conservative in his beliefs, was a very popular figure.

Mourners release doves in honour of Filipino Catholic Cardinal Jaime Sin (28/06/05)

Mourners, many of whom wept during the service, later released doves in his honour.

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