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Pope Francis arrives for the prayer vigil on Copacabana Beach (AP)

Holy Father tells pilgrims: ‘You are Christ’s athletes!’

Pope Francis greets bishops in Rio (AP)

Francis asks: ‘Are we still a Church capable of warming hearts?’

Francis speaks to Brazilian leaders in Rio's Municipal Theatre (AP)

Pontiff says when leaders ask his advice he replies: ‘Dialogue, dialogue, dialogue’

The Pope preaches at a Mass for clergy, religious and seminarians (AP)

Pope says those on the margins are ‘VIPs invited to the table of the Lord’

Pilgrims carry the cross during last night's Via Crucis (AP)

Pontiff asks young people to reflect on three questions about the Cross

The Pope addresses young people on Copacabana Beach (AP)

‘Faith accomplishes a revolution in us,’ Holy Father tells pilgrims

Pope Francis waves to residents of a Brazilian shanty town (AP)

Holy Father says: ‘You are not alone, the Church is with you, the Pope is with you’

Pope Francis (Photo: CNS)

Pope address staff and patients at Rio hosptial

Pope Francis greets pilgrims at the Shrine of Our Lady of Aparecida (AP)

Pontiff says ‘Christians cannot be pessimists’

Pope Francis in St Peter's Square (Photo: PA)

Pope emphasises fundamental role of women in the Church