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Pope Francis arrives in Brazil

Pope Francis arrived in Rio de Janeiro Monday evening, greeted by Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and thousands of pilgrims who lined the city’s streets in anticipation of seeing the pontiff on his first international trip.

How European Catholics see Pope Francis

The more devout and orthodox the believer, the more likely they are to welcome the pope, but even liberal Catholics are willing to give him the benefit of the doubt.

Pope Francis: He’s not your pope

I was taken aback by the over-the-top ebullience that many of my fellow Protestants were expressing on Twitter and Facebook at the announcement of the new pope.