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  • Expectations high as Pope Francis sets out on journey to Americas

    Pope Francis launched the first of two summertime trips to the Americas on Sunday, departing for Ecuador on a mission to reach and energize some of the hemisphere’s poorest, most marginalized -- and most Catholic -- populations.
  • On his native turf, Pope Francis touches on cherished issues

    History's first Latin American pope returns to Spanish-speaking South America for the first time on Sunday, bringing a message of solidarity with the region's poor, who are expected to turn out in droves to welcome their native son home. "The pope of the...

    The Latest: Pope Francis awaited in Ecuador on 3-nation trip

    Here are the latest developments from Pope Francis' trip to South America: ___ 10:50 a.m. CDT When Ecuador's President Rafael Correa greets Pope Francis at Quito's airport this afternoon it will be the fourth time the two have met. Correa is a...

    A political pope brings the gospel to South America

    QUITO, Ecuador Ever since Mario Jose Bergoglio became Pope Francis in 2013, the region's political elite have beaten a path to the Vatican. Cuba's Raul Castro, Colombia's Juan Manuel Santos and Brazil's Dilma Roussef have all been granted audiences....

    3 days before pope visit, Ecuador protests aim at president

    Thousands of people turned out for protest marches across Ecuador on Thursday to call for the ouster of President Rafael Correa just three days before a visit by Pope Francis. Demonstrations were reported in the South American country's three biggest...