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Tag: Manguinhos slum

  • Wednesday, May 8th 2013 - 09:34 UTC

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

    Francis has said he wants to make concern for the poor a hallmark of his papacy

    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.