Latin Americans React with Joy, Tinge of Disappointment Some Latin Americans are disappointed that the new pope is not one of their own. But overall, they are heartened that the new Pope Benedict XVI is someone who was close to John Paul II, whom they adored. Latin America is home to nearly half of the world's 1.1 billion Catholics.
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Latin Americans React with Joy, Tinge of Disappointment

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Latin Americans React with Joy, Tinge of Disappointment

Latin Americans React with Joy, Tinge of Disappointment

Latin Americans React with Joy, Tinge of Disappointment

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Some Latin Americans are disappointed that the new pope is not one of their own. But overall, they are heartened that the new Pope Benedict XVI is someone who was close to John Paul II, whom they adored. Latin America is home to nearly half of the world's 1.1 billion Catholics.