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Pope Francis mourns Indian cardinal

Cardinal Simon Pimenta, who led the Archdiocese of Bombay for 18 years, has died at the age of 93

Pope Francis at the Guanabara Palace in Rio de Janeiro (Photo: CNS)

Pope gives speech at the Guanabara Palace in Rio de Janeiro where he was welcomed by the President of Brazil

Pope Francis waves to the crowds after his arrival in Rio (CNS)

Police find homemade bomb at shrine Pontiff will visit on Wednesday

Pope Francis waves inside the plane bound for Rio this morning (AP)

Pontiff tells reporters onboard plane: ‘I enjoy your company’

The Pope is greeted by cabin crew at Leonardo Da Vinci airport (AP)

Francis begins the first apostolic journey of his pontificate

Pope Francis blesses the faithful at the Angelus yesterday (AP)

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Cardinal Walter Kasper (CNS)

Cardinal tells Italian newspaper that Pope will change Church agenda to focus on the poor

Pope Francis (AP)

Trip to Brazil will be “a bit of an adventure,” says Vatican

Workers make last-minute preparations at the World Youth Day vigil venue (AP)

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Pope Francis blesses a woman at Castel Gandolfo last Sunday (AP)

Francis sends message to British and Irish Catholics marking Day for Life