Pope stresses the importance of family in Brazil speech

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July 26, 2013 AT 12:14 PM
In a speech in Brazil, Pope Francis stressed the importance of family and grandparents in particular. ?How precious is the family as the privileged place for transmitting the faith,? the Pope said, according to an English-language version of his Angelus address released by Vatican spokesman. Pope Francis, who was speaking to a crowd at the archbishop?s residence in Rio de Janeiro, said the dialogue between generations was ?a treasure to be preserved and strengthened.?