Monthly Archives: July 2013

Video: Pope Francis venerates Our Lady of Aparecida

A look at Pope Francis’ visit to the Shrine of Our Lady of Aparecida.  

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Video: Protesters and pilgrims together in Rio

Bishop James D. Conley of Lincoln, Neb. discusses the importance of World Youth Day for young Brazilians in the context of the recent political demonstrations.

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Jamborees are ‘awesome,’ says priest who is longtime Scout and chaplain for Scouting

Editor’s Note: Msgr. John B. Brady is a retired priest of the Archdiocese of Washington. He became a Scout in 1942 and has served in the Scouting movement as a youth and an adult for 71 years. He has participated … Continue reading

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Last-minute preparations for pope’s visit at several sites

RIO DE JANEIRO — For media traveling with the resting Pope Francis, today was site visit day. Despite sometimes heavy rain, hundreds of workers were busy putting the almost-final touches on facilities at Guaratiba, re-baptized Campo Fidei. The field is … Continue reading

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Video: WYD pilgrims visit Marian shrine

A look at the site of Pope Francis’ first public liturgy for WYD 2013, the Shrine of Our Lady of Aparecida, the world’s largest Marian shrine.

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Video: Crowds swarm Pope Francis in Rio

A look at Pope Francis’ welcome to the city of Rio de Janeiro.

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Video: Brazil protesters await pope

Professor Rachel Nigro of the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro discusses the recent wave of protests across Brazil and how the pope’s visit to the country might impact national politics.

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