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Francis will visit a favela, meet young prisoners when he arrives in Brazil for World Day of Youth

Wednesday, May 8th 2013 - 09:34 UTC
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Pope Francis will visit a favela (slum) and meet young prisoners when he travels to Brazil on his first international trip as pontiff in July, the Vatican announced on Tuesday. The Argentine born pope who has said he wants to make concern for the poor a hallmark of his papacy, will visit the Manguinhos slum in Rio de Janeiro on the fourth day of his July 22-29 trip to the world's largest Catholic country. Read full article


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  • ChrisR

    With any luck the Jesus Mafia will be looking for another new Pope after this visit.

    May 08th, 2013 - 05:17 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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