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Topic: Rio de Janeiro

Rio archdiocese threatens to sue Italian TV station over World Cup advert

Christ the Redeemer statue shown in an Italian football shirt in advert on Rai

Pope Francis pledges almost $5 million to help pay World Youth Day debt

Francis recognises ‘great effort’ made by the Local Organising Committee in Rio

Francis’s marriage comments could be more significant than anything else he said on the plane

Now we need a canonical solution to the issue of second unions

Pope Francis’s call for young people to become a radical force for good is a compelling appeal

WYD 2013 has inspired youngsters from around the world

Pope Francis talks to the press on his flight home from Rio de Janeiro

The Pope answered questions on the Vatican Bank, women priests and the “gay lobby”

WYD 2013: Colourful rucksacks, four million hosts and a final mass

Pilgrims descended on Copacabana Beach to hear the Pope urge them to reach out to those on “the fringes of society”

‘If a gay person seeks God, who am I to judge him?’ says Pope Francis

Pope Francis holds surprise press conference on flight home from World Youth Day in Rio

WYD 2013: Pope shows his love by outlining a heart at helicopter window

As Pope Francis boarded a helicopter to meet World Youth Day volunteers in Rio, he made the sign of the Cross and then a heart to the delight of the watching crowd

WYD 2013: Protecting the Pope and tears of joy

Putting down my camera phone allowed me to share a truly special moment with Pope Francis and my fellow volunteers

WYD 2013: Kraków will host next World Youth Day in 2016

Polish city is Blessed John Paul II’s former episcopal see