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Candomble rituals held amid papal visit

Candomble rituals in Brazil were illegal until believers fused their religion with some Catholic beliefs and traditions.

Last Modified: 24 Jul 2013 12:16
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Pope Francis is due to hold mass in the Brazilian city of Apar-e-cida later on Wednesday.

But in another part of the country, many people practise a unique faith, blending their ancient African beliefs with Catholicism.

Al Jazeera's Rachel Levin reports from Salvador.

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