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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.

MN Blog Cabin Roundup, 6/21

What Would Wellstone Do?; to forgive a Nazi; MPR’s Bob Collins interviewed; a call to action for Minnesota Orchestra fans; and more.

Mormon Church to accept gay Boy Scouts

In a major step regarding openness in the Boy Scouts of America, Mormon Church officials have approved the scout organization’s acceptance of gay scouts. Still, the new ruling remains controversial because it bans gay scout leaders.