From the Pope's Barbershop to Hip Fashion, an Insider's Tour of Buenos Aires

By Nicholas Gill & Kristie Robinson

Plaza de Mayo, the main square in Monserrat, in eastern B.A., is flanked by the Casa Rosada and the Greek Revival Catedral Metropolitana, where Francis served as archbishop. Less ogled: the offices of the archdiocese, where the pope lived in a one-room apartment instead of the episcopal palace, and the news kiosk across the plaza, where he would pick up a copy of La Nación every day, save the rubber bands, and then return them each month in a ball.



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This Burmese Nunnery Saved 200 Girls From Sex Slavery

Buddhist nuns are everywhere among the roads of Myanmar — of many different ages, some as young as 5. Dressed in pink loose fitting shirts and trousers with orange scarves, they’ve shaved heads and rely on alms to cover their education, food, home, as well as other basic needs.

The nunnery is a safe place in a country where poor girls have very little hope for a safe future. (Andrew Rothschild for Yahoo) 



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