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    Survivors of Typhoon Haiyan walk over a "Help" message painted on a concrete floor, Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 in Burauen town, Leyte province, central Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful storms on record, hit the country's eastern seaboard Nov. 8, leaving a wide swath of destruction.(AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

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    Trapped residents carry relief supplies unloaded by a U.S. Navy helicopter for villagers isolated by last week's super typhoon Haiyan Saturday Nov. 16, 2013 on Manicani island, Eastern Samar province in central Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful storms on record, hit the country's eastern seaboard Nov. 8, leaving a wide swath of destruction. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

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    Survivors of Typhoon Haiyan stand in queues in the rain to buy fuel, Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 in Tacloban, central Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful storms on record, hit the country's eastern seaboard Nov. 8, leaving a wide swath of destruction. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

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    Typhoon Haiyan survivors wait for their turn to receive medical treatment in a field hospital in Tacloban, Philippines, Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful storms on record, hit the country's eastern seaboard Nov. 8, leaving a wide swath of destruction. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

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    A devastated landscape caused by Typhoon Haiyan is seen from a U.S. Osprey plane delivering aid to isolated areas while passing over Guiuan, central Philippines, Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful storms on record, hit the country's eastern seaboard Nov. 8, leaving a wide swath of destruction. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

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    Survivors of Typhoon Haiyan stand along the debri strewn streets, Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 in Tacloban city, Leyte province, central Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful storms on record, hit the country's eastern seaboard Nov. 8, leaving a wide swath of destruction. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

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    An old woman survivor walks past toppled cars outside a church at typhoon-hit Tacloban city, Leyte province, central Philippines on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful storms on record, hit the country's eastern seaboard Nov. 8, leaving a wide swath of destruction. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

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    A medic treats a villager who was isolated by last week's super typhoon Haiyan Saturday Nov. 16, 2013 in Manicani Island, Eastern Samar province, central Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful storms on record, hit the country's eastern seaboard Nov. 8, leaving a wide swath of destruction. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

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    A body of a victim of Typhoon Haiyan is laid on a bus stop, Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 in Tacloban city, Leyte province, central Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful storms on record, hit the country's eastern seaboard Nov. 8, leaving a wide swath of destruction.(AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

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    A survivor lights candles on a makeshift grave site of his father and uncle, left, on a field in Palo town, Leyte province, central Philippines on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013. Residents decided to bury bodies of relatives and unknown people killed during Typhoon Haiyan on the field because they have started to decay and may pose a health risk. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

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    Trapped residents unload relief supplies from a U.S. Navy helicopter for villagers isolated by last week's super typhoon Haiyan Saturday Nov. 16, 2013 on Manicani island, Eastern Samar province in central Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful storms on record, hit the country's eastern seaboard Nov. 8, leaving a wide swath of destruction. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

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    U.S. military personnel load relief goods onto a U.S. Navy Sea Hawk helicopter at the airport in Tacloban, Leyte province, central Philippines, Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013. One week after Typhoon Haiyan razed the eastern part of the Philippines, leaving hundreds of thousands of homeless, resilient residents of the disaster zone were rebuilding their lives and those of their neighbors. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

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    A trapped resident braves the dust created by a U.S. Navy helicopter taking off, Saturday Nov. 16, 2013 on Manicani island, Eastern Samar province in central Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful storms on record, hit the country's eastern seaboard Nov. 8, leaving a wide swath of destruction. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

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    An elderly survivor of Typhoon Haiyan waits to be treated at a hospital, Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 in Tanauan town, Leyte province, central Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful storms on record, hit the country's eastern seaboard Nov. 8, leaving a wide swath of destruction. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

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TACLOBAN, Philippines — Churches in parts of the Philippines destroyed by Typhoon Haiyan are holding Sunday services.

Bells rang out from the badly damaged Santa Nino church in the mostly leveled city of Tacloban.

Marino Caintic says his home was only partially damage and he came to pray and give thanks that all his family survived.

He says “coming to mass gives people hope that things will eventually get better.”

More than 80 percent of the 90 million people in the Philippines are Roman Catholic.

The Nov. 8 typhoon killed more than 3,500 people and destroyed or damaged hundreds of thousands of homes.

A major international relief effort is underway to assist survivors.

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