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By Iolanda Fonseca

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The heartwarming scene of the priest's reaction welcoming the animal -- called Herman -- filmed in Bairro Floresta, has gone viral.

A distinguished visitor made the footage of what was to be a regular Sunday Mass, in Bairro Floresta, Belo Horizonte, that went viral and caused the Nossa Senhora das Dores Parish to become international news.

Herman, a dog who invaded the celebration, made a mess and did not let go of Father José Geraldo Sobreira's cassock, who responded to the animal's affection.

The parish registered the moment on social networks when . . .

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