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Pope Francis kisses baby while riding along Copacabana beach during World Youth Day (CNS)
Pope addresses journalists on his return flight to Rome (CNS)

Pope Francis will visit Assisi on the feast of St Francis

A pilgrim with a rosary wrapped around her hand prays during the World Youth Day closing Mass on Copacabana beach (Photo: CNS)

WYD 2013 has inspired youngsters from around the world

A Polish group celebrates the announcement in Rio today (AP)

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

Pope Francis celebrates Mass on Copacabana Beach during WYD (AP)

Pope Francis tells the youth that he is counting on them to ‘make disciples of all nations.’

Pilgrims pack Copacabana beach for World Youth Day's closing Mass (AP)

More than three million pilgrims attend papal Mass

The Way of the Cross on Copacabana Beach (AP)

This World Youth Day we will ‘Go and make disciples of all nations’

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

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

Young pilgrims take part in the prayer vigil on Copacabana Beach (AP)

Three million young people join in prayer vigil with Holy Father

Pope Francis greets bishops in Rio (AP)

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