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Catholic Church Losing Ground in Latin America

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Catholic Church Losing Ground in Latin America

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Catholic Church Losing Ground in Latin America

Catholic Church Losing Ground in Latin America

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Pope Benedict is on a five-day trip to Brazil. Latin America is home to to a large percentage of the world's Catholics, but the church is losing members to a booming evangelical Protestant movement. The pope is expected to address the Vatican's concerns over the exodus in a meeting Sunday with Latin American bishops.

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