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Pope shares childhood memories with Italian children

Pope shares childhood memories with Italian children

| Cindy Wooden | June 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis told Italian schoolchildren that he grew up in Buenos Aires, Argentina, “the most beautiful city in the world,” and that besides playing soccer, he loved to fly kites as a child.

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As archbishop, pope made outreach to poor a priority

As archbishop, pope made outreach to poor a priority

| David Agren | March 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Mass at Christ the Worker Parish in Buenos Aires is celebrated on a cement soccer pitch. There, parishioners sit on portable pews and relax on the embankment of an overpass; shipping containers soar over the fence behind the altar.

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