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Pope Francis (Photo: CNS)

Pope address staff and patients at Rio hosptial

Pope Francis greets a young man as he meets patients, family and staff at St Francis of Assisi Hospital in Rio de Janeiro (Photo: CNS)

Pontiff offers drug users an embrace and a challenge in speech

Pope Francis kisses baby while greeting crowd of faithful in Rio de Janeiro (CNS)

The hashtag #papa has even overtaken the Royal baby as a hot topic on Twitter