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Is Pope Francis Changing Catholicism? (VOA On Assignment Aug. 9)i
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August 09, 2013 3:18 PM
VOA's religion reporter, Jerome Socolovsky, joins On Assignment's Alex Villarreal to talk about Pope Francis and the pontiff’s recent trip to Brazil. Jerome discusses the roots of Francis's "slum pope" nickname and the controversy surrounding his comments on homosexuality.

Is Pope Francis Changing Catholicism? (VOA On Assignment Aug. 9)

Published August 09, 2013

VOA's religion reporter, Jerome Socolovsky, joins On Assignment's Alex Villarreal to talk about Pope Francis and the pontiff’s recent trip to Brazil. Jerome discusses the roots of Francis's "slum pope" nickname and the controversy surrounding his comments on homosexuality.

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