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I remember the time the Pope came to my country, around 1987. Some threw themselves in front of the Papamobil, the vehicle specially built for him. On their knees they kissed his hand. They cried at the sight of him. The people were sure that miracle healings had occurred just by having touched him. A choir of 300 people was formed, and the most important bureaucrats in the nation gathered to honour him.
Yes, the Pope—whoever he is at the time—is received as God in the flesh in my country, and I am sure, it’s the same in the rest of Latin America.
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