Pope Francis praises social reforms in Bolivia (and sips coca leaf and chamomile tea)
Pope Francis receives a gift from Bolivian President Evo Morales -- a crucifix on a hammer and sickle -- in La Paz, Bolivia. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Osservatore Romano
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Leftist Bolivian president Evo Morales presented the pope with a wooden crucifix -- carved on a hammer and sickle. Francis spoke of how material wealth must not foster selfishness.