Despite rapturous reception, pope faces challenges in Latin America
Brazilians have given Pope Francis a superstar's welcome on his first return to his home continent but the big question is whether the trip can help stop the hemorrhaging of the Catholic Church in Latin America.
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La Paz, Bolivia
#1 Jul 27, 2013
This Pope seems to many as kind of rebirth in relations in the RC Church. Unfortunately in LatAm as wel as in Africa, the ones lower in hierarchy, see themselves as princes. And maintain an attitude as conservatif as many in the Islamic world. Till now in Bolivia (arch)bisshops are denying that twenty years ago the than Pope accepted preservatifs as a way to combat HIV and STD. So I hope he can make the change, but has to fire all his staff before. It is not the label that makes the quality of a good wine.
#2 Jul 28, 2013
I challenge the pope to a farting match!
Get some of that latino chile for us to eat.
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