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Pope Delights Crowds With Message of Reform
Originally Posted: 07/29/2013 - 11:11am | Type: Blog

In one of the most inclusive gestures of his visit here, Pope Francis donned a headdress offered to him from an indigenous South American Indian at a ceremony in the city´s grand municipal theater. ...

Pope Francis Ministers to Young People 'In Crisis' in Brazil
Originally Posted: 07/24/2013 - 12:18pm | Type: Blog

His arrival animated tens of thousands of young Catholics cramming the Rio city center, as they waved flags, chanted slogans, and swarmed the four-door Fiat he was riding in. RIO ...

Pope Francis to Encounter a Church in Crisis in Brazil
Originally Posted: 07/19/2013 - 11:42am | Type: Blog

Six years ago, then-Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Buenos Aires attended a gathering of Latin American bishops at the Marian shrine of Aparecida in Rio de Janeiro and called for the Roman Catholic Church to go to ...

From Fat Tuesday to a Veggie Lent
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>It's Fat Tuesday. The height of the Mardi Gras celebration. The pinnacle of Carnaval. The time of year when religious and non-religious types alike trek to places like New Orleans and Rio de Jane ...