Security Concerns For Pope's Visit to Brazil


Brazil - Ahead of Pope Francis' arrival to Brazil, safety concerns are being raised. Local media is reporting that the Brazilian government is considering changing the Pontiff's itinerary due to nationwide protests. Pope Francis is Arriving on Monday for a week long youth festival. Violent clashes between security forces and protesters have persisted in Brazil for over a month. Recent demonstrations took place outside the Governor's residence, where the Pope will have a welcoming ceremony. Meanwhile, the pope mobile arrived in Rio DeJaneiro this past Sunday. The Vatican has announcing that the Pope is forgoing the bullet-proof glass for this trip. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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