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Pope Francis during of a weekly general audience at St Peter's square in Vatican.June 6, 2018
Pope Francis drinks mate, the traditional Argentine herbal tea, while greeting the crowd during his general audience in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican.June 6, 2018
About mate, the herbal tea that he, Pope Francis and millions of people in Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil and Chile drink regularly. The tea, often made in gourds and sipped through a metal straw, is made from the dried leaves of the yerba mate shrub, which is a member of the holly family. It does...