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  • Pope brings 'church for the poor' to South America's poorest

    Pope Francis is taking his "church for the poor" to three of South America's poorest and most peripheral countries, making a grueling, week-long trip that will showcase the pope at his unpredictable best: speaking his native Spanish on his home turf about issues closest to his heart.
  • AP PHOTOS: Pope to visit poor in Ecuador, Bolivia, Paraguay

    Pigs rummage through garbage searching for leftovers. The people live in shacks made of plywood and corrugated metal. Any semblance of stability in the sprawling slum of 15,000 families is upended when heavy rains burst the banks of the nearby Paraguay...

    Vatican doesn't rule out pope might chew Bolivian coca

    The Vatican isn't ruling out that Pope Francis might chew coca leaves — or at least sip tea made from them — to fend off altitude sickness when he arrives in Bolivia next week. Francis embarks on a South American tour Sunday that will take...

    El Papa podría masticar coca en Bolivia

    El Papa podría masticar coca en Bolivia
    CIUDAD DEL VATICANO - El portavoz del Vaticano dijo el martes que no existe preocupación por los efectos que podría causarle la altura de La Paz al papa Francisco, quien podría mitigarlos masticando hojas de coca. "No me sorprendería" si el papa...

    Contaminación amenaza uno de los grandes lagos del planeta

    Contaminación amenaza uno de los grandes lagos del planeta
    Una rebatiña de gaviotas se alimenta de ranas que agonizan en un caldo pestilente que flota en aguas ribereñas poco profundas del lago más alto del mundo, el Titicaca, muy cerca de La Paz. La mortandad de estas ranas, únicas en su especie y apetecidas...