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Friday, August 15, 2014

Pope extols S. Korean church, beatifies 124 martyrs

Pope Francis poses for a selfie at the Solmoe Sanctuary in Dangjin, South Korea, on Friday. He urged the gathering of about 6,000 young Catholics from 23 nations to renounce the materialism that afflicts much of Asian society.