Thousands of supporters, politicians and celebrities have gathered around the Manila Cathedral in Intramuros, Manila for the requiem Mass for former President Corazon Aquino this morning August 5, 2009. After the Mass, the former chief executive was taken to her final resting place at the Manila Memorial Park in Paranaque City beside her husband, the late Sen. Benigno 'Ninoy' Aquino.

Manila Cathedral is located in the old walled city of Intramuros on the southern side of the Pasig River close to the rivers entrance into Manila Bay.