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Brazilian army finds explosives at shrine that Pope Francis will visit

By Agence France-Presse
Monday, July 22, 2013 17:53 EDT
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A homemade explosive device was discovered in the bathroom of the parking garage of the Brazilian shrine that Pope Francis will visit this week, the military said Monday.

The military said the device was destroyed after its discovery at the Shrine of Our Lady of Aparecida between Rio and Sao Paulo, which the pope is due to visit on Wednesday.

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