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The Pope Gets A Mate Kit

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FERNANDEZ DE KIRCHNER
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A kit for making mate tea was the first gift that Pope Francis received from a world leader. The kit, which included a silver straw, a thermos and a small mate bowl made of cured squash, was presented to Pope Francisco by Argentine President Cristina Krichner, who seemed to be rather nervous as she unwrapped the traditional Argentine gift.

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