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  • As Francis woos Ecuador, government dissenters await chance to meet the pope

    QUITO, Ecuador As hundreds of thousands battled the heat and crowds to hear Pope Francis' first sermon on Spanish-speaking soil Monday, the 78-year-old pontiff used the occasion to defend family unity and promise the faithful that better times were ahead....
  • Papa pide a católicos a priorizar el amor a familia

    Papa pide a católicos a priorizar el amor a familia
    El papa Francisco exhortó a los fieles a priorizar el amor por la familia durante la homilía de la primera misa que ofició en Ecuador, en medio de una multitud profundamente conmovida que aplaudía constantemente. El sumo pontífice, tras la lectura de...
  • El papa llega a Ecuador

    El papa llega a Ecuador
    En su segundo día de visita a Ecuador, el papa Francisco tiene previsto el martes cumplir actividades religiosas y protocolares, las primeras en la ciudad portuaria de Guayaquil y luego en la capital, donde se reunirá con el presidente Rafael Correa....
  • Papa Francisco llama al diálogo en Ecuador al inicio de gira Sudamericana

    Papa Francisco llama al diálogo en Ecuador al inicio de gira Sudamericana
    El papa Francisco llegó el domingo a Ecuador en su primera parada de una gira Sudamericana que incluye a Bolivia y Paraguay, y en sus primeras palabras en un país crispado por diferencias política dijo que es necesario valorar las diferencias y fomentar...
  • More than 1 million expected at pope's Mass in South America

    More than 1 million expected at pope's Mass in South America
    Pope Francis travels to the Ecuadorean port of Guayaquil on Monday for a Mass expected to draw more than 1 million people, as Latin America's first pontiff tours his home continent bringing a message of compassion for the weak and respect for an ailing...
  • Pope Francis on home turf urges defense of poor and planet

    Latin America's first pope returned to Spanish-speaking South America for the first time Sunday, stressing the need to protect the poor and the environment from exploitation and to foster dialogue among all sectors of society. Children in traditional...
  • The Latest: Pope makes surprise foray outside his residence

    Here are the latest developments from Pope Francis' trip to South America: ___ 8:40 p.m. Pope Francis has made a surprise appearance outside the Vatican ambassador's residence in Quito, Ecuador, to greet dozens of Catholic faithful who gathered outside...
  • Pope Francis lands in Ecuador, focusing on 'concern for the most vulnerable'

    Pope Francis lands in Ecuador, focusing on 'concern for the most vulnerable'
    Pope Francis launched the first of two summertime trips to the Americas on Sunday, arriving in Ecuador on a mission to reach and energize some of the hemisphere’s poorest, most marginalized -- and most Catholic -- populations. Francis, the first...
  • 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...
  • 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...