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Pope Stresses Role Of Family

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Pope Stresses Role Of Family – Pope Francis stressed the importance of family and grandparents in particular in a speech in Brazil Friday.

“How precious is the family as the privileged place for transmitting the faith,” he said, according to an English-language version of his Angelus address released by Vatican spokesman Fr. Federico Lombardi before the pontiff spoke.

Walking confidently through a dangerous Brazilian neighborhood, Pope Francis looked right at home among the poorest of the poor in Rio on Thursday as he calls for Brazil to do more for social justice. NBC’s Anne Thompson reports.