|This woman was selling leaves outside of Santa Ana Church in Teusaquillo. But I don't know the species.|
|Children parade with palm leaves. (Photo: Amoabogotaonline.com)|
|Police confisticating wax palm fronds. |
Palm Sunday also saw polemic between church leaders, who used the day to preach against legalized adoption by same-sex couples and gay-rights activists demanding the right. The Constitutional Court is expected to rule soon on the issue. Gays attended mass wearing shirts with phrases such as 'I am gay, I have kids and I'm Catholic' and 'Homofobia isn't Christian.'
By Mike Ceaser, of Bogotá Bike Tours