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Pope Francis to visit Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay next July

Friday, April 17th 2015 - 04:32 UTC
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Pope Francis will make his first visit as pontiff to Spanish-speaking Latin America in July, stopping in Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay, the Vatican said Thursday. The pope will kick off his trip in Ecuador on July 6, then travel to Bolivia on July 8 and wrap up his tour in Paraguay from July 10 to 12. Read full article

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  • golfcronie

    Well somebody has to visit these countries, must keep the donations coming into the Catholic Church. Got to feed the millions in poverty where Catholicism is rife.
    All religions are hypocritical IMHO

    Apr 17th, 2015 - 06:53 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jmackiej

    So he is not visiting Argentina in July also, that is amazing normally he tries to fit in Christina every month?

    Apr 17th, 2015 - 08:35 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    As long as this Malvanista bastard keeps out of Uruguay he can go and have his cock sucked wherever he wants.

    Apr 17th, 2015 - 11:41 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    @3. Shame on you. How do you know he's got one? Think he's got any balls?

    Apr 17th, 2015 - 05:29 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Marcos Alejandro

    Pope Francis will visit the Americas, meanwhile Englishman ChrisR and his boyfriend Conqueror already did(Nova Scotia)...

    “Canada charges four British sailors with sexual assault in Nova Scotia”

    “Canada’s military has charged four members of the British navy with sexual assault causing bodily harm at a Canadian Forces base in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

    The men were charged Thursday for their role in a “group sexual assault” in barracks in Shearwater, Nova Scotia last week, according to the Canadian Forces National Investigation Service”

    http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/apr/17/canada-charges-four-british-sailors-sexual-assault-nova-scotia

    Apr 17th, 2015 - 09:32 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ilsen

    Uruguay is the ONLY country in South America where Abortion is legalised and safe.
    As all of these countries are heavily Catholic, and the Pope should take the lead on the emancipation of women. Currently the Reproductive Rights of Women are dictated by Catholic Church.

    Ending this would be a 'fast-track' solution to help ending poverty.

    Equally, a cultural change is needed, but this could be the beginning of empowerment for women to have greater control of their own lives. Thus greatly adding to the economic good of these nations.

    This prospect has been proven in the EU/USA/Canada/Australia etc.

    This is also why China refuses to recognise the Catholic Church, but is more accepting of the Anglican/Protestant version of Christianity.

    Personally, I'm an Aethist, but I can still see the current 'bigger picture'.

    Apr 18th, 2015 - 01:43 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    @ 6 ilsen
    “Uruguay is the ONLY country in South America where Abortion is legalised and safe.”

    But no for the want of trying to blackball the original vote by Vasquez when he was in his first go at being president. Despite being a senior oncologist, his wife a rabid RCC delusionalist got him to use his presidential position to VETO the legislation and it took another public vote to re-instate it.

    The legislation is no safe from any further fiddling by the presidents wife.

    I tell you, these people are just like children, they shouldn't be out on their own never-mind being in charge of the country.

    Apr 18th, 2015 - 09:14 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ilsen

    @ChrisR
    Very true.

    There is a direct correlation between women having control of their own Reproductive Rights and economic success of any given country.
    By giving women more say in when they have babies, it is proven that they contribute more to the economy, (and have far happier lives), pay more tax and have more time to be involved in the general societal 'well-being' of the nation.
    I can prove this with endless links/documents/academic research etc.

    But right now, I can't be arsed!
    As is my freedom, in London!

    Where people are utterly shocked when I tell them that almost the whole of a continent is still so repressed.

    Apr 20th, 2015 - 01:52 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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