Last article of "World Youth Day Rio 2013"
Now that World Youth Day in Brazil has come and gone, some of those who were there are looking back and reflecting on their favorite moments. For an entire week, Rio de Janeiro was filled with pilgrims who had journeyed to the South American city from across the globe for an encounter with Pope Francis, as well a...read more
Articles from "World Youth Day Rio 2013"
Francis responded to the wildly cheering crowds with a huge smile as he walked through one of Brazil's slums today. During his visit to the Varginha favela, he said that this downtrodden …read more
In a simple ceremony today on the balcony of Rio's municipal palace, Pope Francis received the key to the city from Mayor Eduardo Paes. Two youth, one in a wheelchair, gave the large key in a …read more
From the Marian Shrine of Aparecida, Pope Francis continued his activities on Wednesday going to another “shrine” -- that of human suffering caused by sickness, and dependence on drugs and …read more
Here is the translation of the Pope's address during his visit to theNeighborhood of Varginha in the Manguinhos Favela. * * * Dear Brothers and Sisters, It is wonderful to be here with you! …read more
In a briefing with journalists at the WYD Media Center in Brazil, Fr. Federico Lombardi director of the Holy See Press Office described the Pope’s visit to the Shrine of Aparecida as a “very …read more