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Millions attend World Youth Day vigil

Almost three million people flooded the vigil that is the highlight of the World Youth Day celebration at Copacabana beach in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.

Pope Francis I led the celebration and because many attended, it’s like ants are all over the place from up above on the last day of the occasion.

The count is higher than a million compared to the past Word Youth Day celebrated in Madrid, Spain in 2011. (Rommel Fuertes)

 

Rainy Youth Day

Not even the rain could stop the momentous celebration of the World Youth Day headed by Pope Francis in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.

Despite the rains, Pope Francis did not mind celebrating it with Brazilians and spoke in high spirits at the Varginha slum.

As reflection, Pope Francis stressed the importance of opportunity and responsibility for everyone’s fellow, not minding self interests. (Kisses Jabson)

 

45 dead in train mishap

45 people were confirmed dead while 50 others were wounded after a train was derailed in Spain.

In the initial report, some say that they hear a loud explosion while the train was going right before it was derailed and was ablaze.

Authorities are still determining how the accident started. (Kisses Jabson)

   

Vatican eases doubts of Pope Francis I security

The Vatican eased doubts on the security of Pope Francis I in Rio De Janiero, Brazil after his mobile got lost and a bomb was found at a church in Sao Paolo, which is one of the Pope's destinations during the World Youth Day celebration.

Based on the report, Pope Francis’ mobile was surrounded by people after taking a wrong route.

Meanwhile, Vatican spokesman Federico Lombardi confirmed that a bomb made of plastic pipe and was wrapped in a tape was found at a comfort room inside the church, but he believes that the Pope is not the target of the supposed bombing. (Kisses Jabson)

 

North, South Korea fail to open Kaesong Complex

North and South Korea still failed to agree on the opening of the Kaesong industrial complex, which have been shut down for months now, despite the meetings by the two nations.

According to South Korea Unification Ministry Spokesperson Park Soo-Jin, there are no firm agreement because the two countries have contrasting opinions with the talks.

Despite this, Park believes that the two countries will still agree to terms after setting the fifth meeting on Monday. (Kisses Jabson)

   

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