South America

Pope Francis draws 3m to Rio vigil
South America

Pope Francis draws 3m to Rio vigil

n Originally published in Fox News Pope Francis drew a reported 3 million flag-waving, rosary-toting faithful to Rio’s Copacabana beach on Saturday for the final evening of World Youth Day, hours after he chastised the Brazilian church for failing to stem the “exodus” of Catholics to evangelical congregations. Francis headed […]

South America

Uruguay approves gay marriage bill

Originally published in The Independant Uruguayan lawmakers have voted to legalise gay marriage, making the South American country the third in the Americas to do so. Supporters of the law, who had filled the public seats in the legislative building, erupted in celebration on Wednesday when the results were announced. […]