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Pope, Bolivian leader speak on poverty, environment

Catholic World News - May 17, 2010

Pope Benedict XVI met on May 17 with President Juan Evo Morales of Bolivia. Their conversation, the Vatican reported, focused on the importance of policies "to protect the rights of the weakest" in the impoverished nation, as well as "the need to develop greater social awareness for environmental protection."

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  • Posted by: lynnvinc7142 - May. 19, 2010 2:59 PM ET USA

    I wish instead of focusing on priest abuse the mainstream media would pick up on how truly great BXVI is in his strong stance against our environmental harms harming the weak and the poor. He is pope not just of the rich Catholics, but of the poor Catholics around the world as well!

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