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Pope to Visit One of Latin America's Most Violent Prisons

Pope Francis will visit one of Latin America's most violent prisons during his trip to the continent of his birth in July, the Vatican said on Friday. A program for the July 6-13 visit to Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay showed that Francis will enter the notorious Palmasola prison in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, on July 10, his last day in the country. The sprawling maximum-security complex outside Bolivia's biggest city has often been the scene of violent and deadly clashes between...

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