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Pope Francis meets residents of the Varginha slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Victor R. Caivano, Associated Press

Letters of the Day (July 31): Pope Francis

  • July 30, 2013 - 6:46 PM

How thrilling it is to read of the words and actions of Pope Francis (“Pope on gays: ‘Who am I to judge?’ ” July 30). He has single-heartedly demolished the pomp and ceremony of previous popes and is reinitiating the words and acts of Jesus Christ.

GRACE WIGGEN, Columbia Heights

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The pope’s ready answer to homosexuality: “Who am I to judge?”

What he should have said about women as priests: “Who am I to judge?”

DIANE PULLING, Excelsior

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