- The Wall Street JournalJul 11 05:40 PM
Pope Francis celebrated Paraguayan women as the “most glorious women of America” in a sermon at the shrine of the country’s patron Madonna Saturday, the second-to-last day of his weeklong visit to South America.
- BBC NewsJul 11 10:10 AM
Pope Francis pays homage to the women and mothers of Paraguay for their role in rebuilding the country after a devastating 19th century war.
- CBS NewsJul 08 12:18 PM
Pope Francis meets the faithful on a nine-day journey to Latin America preaching reconciliation and renewal
- The Wall Street JournalJul 08 11:42 AM
On the final day of his visit to Ecuador, Pope Francis celebrated the country’s multiethnic heritage and popular religious traditions of its indigenous people. His Latin American tour now moves on to Bolivia and Paraguay.
- Los Angeles TimesJul 12 08:11 PM
Pope Francis took his South American pilgrimage to its third and final nation, arriving Friday in this sleepy capital of Paraguay, officially the most Roman Catholic country in the region - and, in contrast with this trip's two previous stops - one of the most conservative.
- The Wall Street JournalJul 07 06:41 AM
At a Mass in Guayaquil, Ecuador’s largest city, Pope Francis praised the family as being society’s primary haven and school of virtue but said its joys still elude many.
- ABC NewsJul 06 06:28 AM
The Latest: Flags from many countries seen at Mass celebrated by pope in Guayaquil, Ecuador
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsJul 08 03:24 AM
Pope Francis, the first Latin American pontiff, heads Wednesday to Bolivia on the second leg of a three-nation tour of the continent's poorest countries, where he has been acclaimed by huge crowds. Francis will arrive in the Andean state from Ecuador, where he will wrap up his stay with a visit to a sanctuary of the Virgin of El Quinche outside the capital Quito. Poverty has been a key theme of...
- GMA News OnlineJul 11 10:45 AM
About a million worshippers packed the Paraguayan town of Caacupe on Saturday to see Pope Francis, who is wrapping up a three-country South America tour in which he has repeatedly spoken up for the poor.
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsJul 05 02:34 PM
Pope Francis arrived in Ecuador on Sunday to kick off his first South American trip in two years that will also take him to Bolivia and Paraguay and see him highlight the plight of the poor. It is the first visit by a pontiff to Ecuador in three decades, and thousands of excited people massed in the capital and lined the roadsides to greet him. Francis shook the hands of each of them, as a ...