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Analysis: Pope's revolution; not all are pleased

The Francis Revolution is underway. Not everyone is pleased.Full story

Jesuit students return with memories of seeing the Pope

3 million people were in Rio de Janeiro Brazil for "World Youth Day." More than thirty nine students from Jesuit High in Tampa were among those traveling to Brazil for the event. Full story

Clergy, faithful digest Francis' Brazil message

In word and deed during his trip to Brazil, Pope Francis put clergy and faithful alike on notice: Get energized, go out and spread the Gospel, give the Roman Catholic Church a more active role in society. Full story

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Huge crowds in Brazil welcome pope back to home continent

Pope Francis plane sets off for Brazil

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Catholic youths converge on Rio to see "slum pope"

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  Pope surprises with tolerance of homosexuality

Melissa Harris-Perry reports on the unexpected news that the pope is indifferent to homosexuality in Catholic priests.

  Pope Francis: ‘Who am I to judge’ gay people?

Answering questions about the Catholic Church while visiting Rio de Janeiro, Pope Francis said women need to have an equal role in the church, though did not address the idea of female priests. And when asked about gay people, the pontiff responded, “Who am I to judge?”

  Pope holds final open-air Mass in Brazil

Millions of people packed Brazil’s Copacabana beach Sunday, and more were expected, to attend the Pope’s final Mass of his trip to the country. NBC’s Anne Thompson reports.

  Brazilians shower pope with affection in Rio

NBC’s Ann Thompson says Pope Francis, dubbed “the people’s pope,” is seeing the kind of warm reception in Rio de Janeiro that a leader of the Catholic Church has not seen in decades.

  Pope of the people refocuses on Vatican’s agenda

The new Pope has so far kept his devotion to the poor his central focus. On his ongoing trip to Brazil, he made a point to visit one of Rio de Janeiro’s slum neighborhoods and has refused to protect himself, going without bullet-proof glass between him and Catholic believers. Rev. Dr. Katharine Rhod

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