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Pope Francis the merciful

By Rev. James Martin S.J. I found it amusing that the biggest news from World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro was not that Pope Francis attracted 3.7 million people to his Sunday Mass on Copacabana Beach (inevitably nicknamed “Popacabana” … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Defends Amazon And Environment In Brazil

By Bradley Brooks Pope Francis took on the defense of the Amazon and the environment near the end of his weeklong trip to Brazil, as he donned a colorful Indian headdress Saturday and urged that the rainforest be treated as … Continue reading

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