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Pope Francis leaves Chile, Peru with consistent message of unity, dialogue

Catholic News Service LIMA, Peru -- Pope Francis tackled politically charged issues during his weeklong visit to Chile and Peru, decrying human trafficking, environmental destruction,...

Amazonians need defense of life, earth, cultures, Pope Francis tells Peru

Catholic News Service PUERTO MALDONADO, Peru -- Pope Francis called on indigenous people of the Amazon to work with missionaries and bishops to shape a...

Deluge, floods, landslides in Peru leave more than 80 dead, 111,000...

Catholic News Service LIMA, Peru — Felicita Chipana was at work when the Rimac River began to rise. By the time she got home, her...

Pope tells young Paraguayans: ‘Stir things up,’ then make them better

Catholic News Service ASUNCION, Paraguay — “Stir things up, but then help organize what you have stirred up,” Pope Francis told about 220,000 young people...

Pope says Paraguayans in poor barrio remind him of Holy Family

Catholic News Service ASUNCION, Paraguay — Pope Francis returned to his roots July 12 when he visited Banado Norte, a poor neighborhood near the Paraguay...

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