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US Olympic swimmer Katie Ledecky greets fans at Dulles International Airport  (CNS)

Katie Ledecky, who prays before races, won four gold medals and one silver at the Games

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Refugee Olympic Team's Popole Misenga, left, and Avtar Singh of India compete in judo during the Olympics in Rio (CNS photo/Toru Hanai, Reuters)

‘They represent the strength it takes to come from nothing,’ say refugees following the Games in Brazil

Indigenous people from the Pankararu tribe walk along the Holy Sepulchre path used by pilgrims in Juazeiro do Norte, Brazil.  (AP Photo/Leo Correa)

The plight of Brazil’s indigenous people should be centre stage at the Games, a spokesman said

Filipinos receive counselling amid a crackdown on drug users under President Duterte (AP)

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The Refugee Olympic Team arrives during the opening ceremony for Rio 2016 (AP)

The 2016 Summer Games in Rio marks the first time a refugee team has officially participated in the Olympics

Former Brazilian volleyball player Isabel Barroso holds the Olympic torch next to the statue as Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes and Cardinal Orani Tempesta look on (CNS)

‘This is the moment to make our country and our world safer,’ Cardinal Orani Tempesta said

Patriarch Louis Raphaël I Sako: 'Submitting to frustration and despair is forbidden' (AP)

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Katie Ledecky smiles after winning the women's 800-meter freestyle at the US Olympic swimming trials earlier this year. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Katie Ledecky has said that she still offers a ‘prayer or two’ before she competes

Pope Tawadros II has suspended his weekly public catechesis in Cairo (AP)

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