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Femen Foundress Rejects Radical Past, Embraces Pro-Life Movement

Sara Winter talks with Aleteia about her journey from outrageous outlier to Christian seeker

Video: Breathtaking Look at Workers in Rio Maintaining Christ the Redeemer

If you suffer from vertigo, you may need to look away...

The Church in Brazil is Dying. This Young Woman is Desperately Trying to Save It.

WYD in Rio sparked a badly needed movement of the Holy Spirit - but there’s so much work to do.

Watch: Brazilians Pass WYD Cross onto Poles

Preparations are already underway for WYD in Poland in 2016!

After “Rio 2013” Brazil’s Church Is on the Move

A local Catholic leader describes the importance of World Youth Day 2013 as Pope Francis encouraged Brazil's Catholics to feel a sense of responsibility for the whole Church.

What’s So Important About the Virgin of Aparecida?

Discovered by a fishermen in 1717, the image has been associated with many miracles and is iconic of Brazilian Catholicism

For World Youth Day Pilgrims and Locals, Everything is New

Although Brazilians have seen their share of international events, it’s safe to say that they’ve never seen one like this.

WYD Plans Changed for Pope Francis’ Style

The original schedule was meant to accommodate Benedict with his ill health, but with the new Pope, plans have been "intensified and enriched"

World Youth Day Expected to Boost Economy in Rio de Janeiro

A visit from Pope Francis + WYD = 20,000 new jobs for Brazilians

WYD Cross and Marian Icon Arrive in Rio de Janeiro

With less than two weeks to go, preparations are fully underway

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