The Pope Visits Bolivia’s Notorious Palmasola Prison

The Pope Visits Bolivia’s Notorious Palmasola Prison

Pope Francis’s Latin American tour brought him on Friday to one of Bolivia’s most violent prisons. Sarah Marsh, the Reuters Latin America correspondent, was there and tells NPR’s Arun Rath what conditions are like for the inmates and how they responded to the Pope’s message.

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